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GDC 2015: King’s Quest Preview – A New Fairy Tale

Back in the ’80s a game released by the name of King’s Quest; and while many younger gamers may not recognize the name, its influence on the adventure game genre cannot be overstated. Back in a time when many games only used stagnant backgrounds and text prompts, King’s Quest pushed the concept of using animated visuals to immerse players. Now, over 30 years later, not only is the company responsible for it making a return, there is a new King’s Quest slated for fall of 2015.

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ftwrthtx1858d ago

I remember the original.

BRINGSOCOMBACK1858d ago

Interested to see how the franchise translates since it has been so long since the original.

ziggurcat1858d ago

I loved the king's quest series.

also, space quest was hilarious, and police quest was also very fun.

gangsta_red1858d ago (Edited 1858d ago )

I'm an old school King Quest guy. I remember playing this game before they implemented the point and click interface. The first few games you had to type out every action. And lord forbid you didn't know how to spell something or typed something wrong.

Same with Space Quest, Police Quest and Leisure Suit Larry.

Here's hoping this game does well because I would love for Space Quest to be the next game to return.

Jyndal1858d ago

Wow, just wow.

I'll really have to keep an eye out for this one.

King's Quest more or less set the standard by which all other adventure games are measured.

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