The Dark Eye – Demonicon release date info and box art

Kalypso Media just posted the official box art for their forthcoming PC and Console action RPG The Dark Eye – Demonicon which hits PC in late October with the console versions arriving at some point in 2014.

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Demonicon tells the tragic story of a brother and sister who become pawns of sinister forces in a world of cruelty and depravity.  In this bleak yet magical world, their affection is both a blessing and a curse.  Both are constantly threatened by mortal danger and demonic temptation, and must find a way through their tortured lives by facing serious moral decisions.  Their common destiny will determine that of the entire continent, and will be decided by the choices they make.  Hordes of fiends block their way to freedom and peace, and only through battle and magic they will truly become free of the darkness.

Features include

  • A third-person action-RPG featuring brutal melee attack combos and dazzling magic spells
  • Powerful storytelling with an elaborate narrative rich with twists, as well as believable conflicts and ethical decision-making opportunities
  • Action-packed battles, where pin-point timing and clever tactics play important roles
  • Unique magic system: a dark talent grants the player devastating mystical powers
  • Important events in “Demonicon” will be part of “The Dark Eye” universe’s history
  • State-of-the-art 3D visuals using the powerful “Vision” engine