The latest retro game making its appearance on PC is Blueside’s 2004 Xbox game, Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes. The game is now available on Steam for $16.99 ($19.99 starting July 1st) and is considered “enhanced for modern PCs”.
Updates to the original game include:
- controller support as well as mouse/keyboard mode
- HD widescreen support
- a “high-powered metal soundtrack”
Check out the Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes Steam page to learn more.
About Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes
Bigger, badder, better than ever:
– A massive new game in the Kingdom Under Fire saga.
– Seven new playable characters, each with their own story-driven campaign.
– Lead from the front as a half-vampire count, an ogre warlord, or graceful dark elf.
– Command new forces, including powerful elemental creatures.
– Call in airstrikes and artillery and watch the battlefield burn.
– Conquer fifty complex new missions, plus an endless range of random battles.
Become a master of war and wield the battlefield as a weapon.
– Defend the high ground and ride down into your opponent’s ranks.
– Lay traps and ambushes in forests, or smoke your foes out with fire arrows.
– Call in air units to pummel foes with cannon fire or their own plummeting hulls.
– Pay heed to the elements. Wind and rain can change the course of a battle.
– Cast powerful magic and call on artillery. Scatter your troops to avoid reprisal.
Master seven new heroes, both light and dark:
– Lead the charge as spectacularly powerful new characters.
– Lash your enemies as a half-vampire, or crush them as a massive ogre.
– Crush your foes with powerful new combos
– Build your army with monstrous new troops and powerful support units
– Assign allied commanders to your forces, each with their own abilities & magic
– Lead, fight, hunt. Master the tactical map and remember: One hero can only go so far.
Reforge your soldiers in the fires of war:
– Explore the continent across two different eras of the explorable campaign map.
– Build your perfect army. Lead regiments of humans, elves, orcs, and more.
– Loot, level, and grow powerful. Evolve your troops into new forms and master their skills.
– Re-write the rules of battle with powerful combat magic, supportive and destructive.
– Command the elements with Fire Wraiths, Ice Maidens, Thunder Rhinos, and Earth Golems.