Codemasters Releases The First Minion Training Video For ‘Overlord: Fellowship of Evil’

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SO YOU THINK YOU’RE EVIL?

OVERLORD: FELLOWSHIP OF EVIL PUBLIC INFORMATION FILM TEACHES PROSPECTIVE NETHERGHŪLS A LESSON IN MINION MASTERY

UK – July 23, 2015 – The Codemasters development minions today unveiled a new video for Overlord: Fellowship of Evil, their digital only, angelically-priced, devilishly fun Action RPG which is coming to PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC soon. Fans of evil doings can watch the trailer in action now at www.overlordthegame.com.

In the first of a series of training videos from The Minionstry of Information entitled ‘So You Think You’re Evil?’ prospective Netherghūls are taught the value of their minion horde. Whether causing carnage, grabbing loot, bothering sheep or generally smashing up the place, any self-respecting doer of dastardly deeds wouldn’t be seen undead without their faithful companions by their side.

“Brown minions, blues, reds and greens, they are what stands between you and the enemy,” said Gnarl, evil Minion Master. “Treat your minions well, provide them with carnage to cause, and loot to carry. And of course, sheepies. SHEEPIES!”

“Minions have always been at the heart of the Overlord experience and the unique sense of fun and mischief they bring is a key part of Fellowship of Evil,” said Carl Johnson, Chief Design Minion, Codemasters. “Whether you evil alone or evil with company, just make sure there’s a weapon in your hand, carnage in your heart and minions at your heels!”

Overlord: Fellowship of Evil is a dark and twisted Action RPG filled with the series’ signature black humor. Penned by award-winning original Overlord scriptwriter Rhianna Pratchett, Overlord: Fellowship of Evil delivers an epic new quest featuring four Netherghūls – undead servants of the dark arts, resurrected in the absence of a true Overlord, to bring evil back to a world overrun by the forces of good.

Assisting gamers once again are the mighty, maniacal and occasionally moronic minions, ready to unleash their charmingly chaotic brand of destruction and led by Gnarl, their wise old master, voiced, as before, by actor Marc Silk.

Players will embark on a brand new Overlord adventure filled with fun combat and twisted fantasy tales in single-player or with up to three friends in local and online single-screen co-op. Overlord: Fellowship of Evil invites players to dive into an Action RPG where it’s good to be bad, but it’s GREAT to be evil.

Overlord: Fellowship of Evil invades digital stores on consoles and Steam for Windows PC in 2015. Follow the Codemasters Minions’ progress towards world domination on the Codemasters Blog and on social media on Twitter and Facebook.

 

To plunder the press treasures, including the devilish new trailer, head to Codemasters’ all new press extranet site at www.codemasterspress.com.

 

YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/viVQtkyKoJM

ABOUT CODEMASTERS

Codemasters, the award winning video game developer and publisher, has a 25-year heritage. With titles distributed globally, Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of driving and racing entertainment games including DiRT, GRID and the official BAFTA award-winning FORMULA 1 series of videogames. In March 2010, Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd. (RBEL), a part of India’s Reliance ADA group, acquired a 60 percent shareholding in the company, alongside existing investor, Balderton Capital, the leading European venture capital firm. For more information on Codemasters’ product portfolio, please visit www.codemasters.com. Join in the conversation with @codemasters on Twitter or Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/codemasters.

ABOUT RHIANNA PRATCHETT

Rhianna Pratchett is an award-winning scriptwriter for videogames, comics, film and TV. Rhianna has regularly been named one of the top 100 most influential women in the games industry by various publications, including Edge, MCV and Develop, and won the Women in Games Hall of Fame award in 2013. She has talked about wrestling the wild beasts of narrative for numerous panels, documentaries and lectures. For more information, visit www.rhiannapratchett.com

ABOUT MARC SILK

Marc Silk’s voice is heard around the world in Cartoons, Films, TV Shows, Commercials, Theme Parks & Games, including F1 Race Stars, and the Overlord games, as the voice of Gnarl and a stack of wild Minions! For more information, visit www.marcsilk.com Twitter: @marcsilk

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