New classes revealed for Kingdom Under Fire II

RPG/RTS hybrid slated for PS3 and PC release.

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It has been three years since a new Kingdom Under Fire game has been released, but developer Blueside Inc has been working hard on the sequel. The company this week announced three main character classes for its upcoming game, with two more classes to be revealed later in the year. Kingdom Under Fire II will retain the series' action role-playing/real-time strategy roots and takes place in the war-torn Bersian continent.

The spellsword class is a dark elf female warrior who is known for mastery of ice magic and for her dexterity. Though lacking in strength, the spellsword fights enemies by dodging and initiating quick strikes while mixing in ice magic to debuff and slow down larger foes. To counterbalance her agility, she cannot wear heavy armor and is susceptible to heavy damage.

The berserker in all of his armor-clad glory.

The gunslinger class is a human male fighter who uses a longsword for quick attacks. When confronted midrange, he pulls out his rifle and shoots at enemies clustered in the way. While their combination of long-range and melee combat helps, he isn't physically imposing and seems more of a "jack of all trades" character stats-wise.

The berserker class is an Encablossa (a mutant race) warrior channeling a special power that makes them deal more damage to oncoming enemies. In addition to a sword for melee-focused attacks, he possesses a gauntlet that unleashes a fiery blaze that complements his area-clearing sword swings--a mini-flamethrower so to speak. Because the berserker class is open to retaliation when pulling off wild melee attacks, he's fitted with a durable exoskeleton to withstand more damage than the rest of the classes.

The Korean open beta test for the PC version of Kingdom Under Fire II will start at the end of the year.

Discussion

21 comments
uglypinkmoose
uglypinkmoose

man is this ganna be pay to play? I've been fallowing this game for years and played the crap out of the rest of the series.


This game better not tear my dreams to shreds and charge monthly.

Sigil-otaku
Sigil-otaku

Can't believe I missed this news 0_0 I've been after this game since it was announced. Please just release it already!!! My 360 / PS3 / PC (will get it for whichever I have to) is dying for it.,

equilibrio
equilibrio

Thanks guys...yeap didnt read the full article reaper.

blue_ninja
blue_ninja

can't wait until end of the year

mingolo
mingolo

@equilibrio and @TheReaper180 No, he didn't read it, but his question is not that bad because in fact the open beta at the end of this year will be for Korea only. Blueside said they also wanted to do a beta in Japan after the Korean one, but nothing is sure yet. There are have been no mentions of a beta for the West, although one might follow after the Japanese one (this last thing is my opinion).

bloodviper520
bloodviper520

i have been waiting for this game to come out ever since they announced it.

TheReaper180
TheReaper180

@equilibrio You obviously didn't read the entire article...

equilibrio
equilibrio

Hi guys anybody know if this game have a beta or something?

Shadow_Fire41
Shadow_Fire41

will i be able to get into the open beta? also 2 other classes? i hope one is a orc.

mingolo
mingolo

God Gamespot's slow.....this classes were revealed like a month or two ago, NOT this week. . . @Rush_Gremlin Yeah originally they were planning to start it this summer, I guess they delayed it. Closed beta started at the end of last year though.

ziproy
ziproy

I can't wait for this. That crappy action rpg should have never been made. I just hope that they change the lame metal music

L0s3rx
L0s3rx

Another disappointment.

Rush_Gremlin
Rush_Gremlin

you can't be serious. Korean beta BEGINS at the end of the year???????? 2015 release coming our way, HLF 2 ep 3 will come out sooner than this

Alex_09
Alex_09

I hate being stuck using only a few characters. They really should have made customization. The old games had mercenaries that were cooler than the actual characters you played as.

aganinja
aganinja

wtf in 2009 they said tba 2009 2010 they said tba 2010 i doubt that it will come out in 2011 I WANT THIS GAME SO BAD

uglypinkmoose
uglypinkmoose

can't wait... was never a fan of gender changing class's though..... I prefer being able to choose a class and a gender separately

ZombieGuyGeorge
ZombieGuyGeorge

@uglypinkmoose if they're in development hell AGAIN like they say, this is conna turn pc+ps5 or go free to pay. er. free to play.

ZombieGuyGeorge
ZombieGuyGeorge

@Sigil-otaku moved the development team to ps4, rumored for may, but the beta was running on an NVidia gt7400 in 2011 ... it has been a pc exclusive to 360 exclusive to pc+ps3 to pc+ps4, so I don't really know what the hell are they doing now.