Originally launched for smartphones and later discovering its method to PC, Reigns was one of many extra uncommon surprises of final 12 months – a surprisingly compelling sport of medieval politics and leaderly juggling, wrapped up within the interface of Tinder of all issues. As advisors lined up, you swipe left or proper, and watch because the heads roll and your kingdom (hopefully) prospers. Today, developer Nerial introduced the sequel; Reigns: Her Majesty, to be printed by Devolver Digital.
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This time round, you get to take the function of Queen of the realm, stepping as much as rule after the premature demise of the king. Rather than simply reprise the occasions of the primary sport with the pronouns switched, you’ll get to wrangle your land and its folks via a completely new situation penned by video games critic turned games-writer Leigh Alexander. The tone, as within the authentic, appears to lean in the direction of brevity and snark, however with a little bit of essential edge.
As seen within the trailer, you’ll get to take care of a completely new set of advisors, allies and enemies. From grovelling chamberlain Bartholomew de Croquille, to a fussing physician intent on preserving your bloodline with as many heirs as doable, spiritual leaders intent on retaining your rule as theologically orthodox as doable, and the Baroness of Reeds, who so helpfully insists in that the trail to success is simply to smile, and maintain smiling, as much as and together with after they carry your head via city atop a pike.
While no agency launch date has been pinned down, Reigns: Her Majesty is coming to PC, Android & iOS later this 12 months.