Knights of Light Rumbling Games is a new upcoming game development studio located in Egypt and an official publisher at Sony PlayStation platform.
The studio declared that their new project titled “Knights of Light” is considered an indie AAA title that will offer high quality gaming with an average price
This action adventure role playing game is set in the medieval era and based on actual historical events that was never introduced before. The story revolves mainly around the climatic battles between the Sassanian empire and the Arab forces in the land of Iraq.
The game will feature several playable side characters and one main character as the champion. The main characters and bosses will be based on actual historical individuals. The game design lead was one of the contributors in the first game of the assassin’s creed franchise. He is greatly inspired by the witcher franchise and analyzed its story choices and outcomes with attention to every small details
Despite being a medieval based game but the game will feature a hidden fantasy path in the campaign that the player can tap into
According to the studio the game will contain about 60 playing hours along with two estimated expansions
To be as authentic as possible the studio hired a professional writer who issued two successful medieval novels before. The writer noted his interest in adding depth to the main story with the side quests and player choices affecting the world around him
Although the game is still in early development they released a pre-alpha game play footage. The video featured the main character fighting with three enemies demonstrating the basic mechanics and animations with a good reactivity and maneuvers of the AI. The development team noted that this is a very basic game footage and many mechanics have not yet been implemented
Also the studio released their work in progress game world which contains really amazing scenes. The game world is supposed to represent the land of Iraq in the seventh century with a huge size of 400 kilometers. The video overviews the landscapes of Iraq which are a beautiful mix between deserts and forests along with Kurdistan snowy heights. Some of the artistic Sassanian art like the temples and gardens were demonstrated in this video as well
Furthermore to confirm their PC release they shared a special Nvidia game works video. It featured specific Nvidia features that will be used o the PC platform https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rybqbQVIqI4
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