SIERRA™ RELEASES KING’S QUEST™ – CHAPTER 3: ONCE UPON A CLIMB
Discover the True Story of How King Graham Met Queen Valanice!
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – April 26, 2016 – Sierra™ has announced that King’s Quest™ – Chapter 3: Once Upon a Climb – the latest exciting tale in the new King’s Quest – is available today worldwide on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows PC. It can be downloaded in North America for $9.99 via the PlayStation®Store, Xbox Games Store and Steam. Players who already own either King’s Quest™: The Complete Collection or King’s Quest™: Season Pass should download the new chapter directly through the in-game “Chapters” menu.
Perfect for springtime, King’s Quest – Chapter 3: Once Upon a Climb adds a romantic comedy twist to the adventure, turning a spotlight to Queen Valanice, the future wife of King Graham and a classic character from the series’ origins. As Graham continues to recount some of the most daring stories from his life to his granddaughter, Gwendolyn, players will get to experience the true legend behind Graham’s first encounter with Valanice and how he rescued her from the wicked witch Hagatha.
Developed by The Odd Gentlemen, the new King’s Quest takes players on a five-chapter journey back through all the untold puzzles, challenges and triumphs of Graham’s long reign with the same memorable spirit of wit and wonder that first launched one of adventure gaming’s greatest franchises over 30 years ago.
King’s Quest: The Complete Collection (a bundle* containing all five chapters and a bonus playable story epilogue) and King’s Quest: Season Pass (a bundle* including Chapters 2-5) are now available through the PlayStation®Store, Xbox Games Store and Steam. King’s Quest – Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember and King’s Quest – Chapter 2: Rubble Without a Cause are also available to purchase individually.
*Subsequent chapters and epilogue may be downloaded in-game upon individual release.
About The Odd Gentlemen
The Odd Gentlemen are a small team of gentlefolks based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2008, they create games that are humorous and charming with fantastical worlds, quirky characters, and compelling stories that highlight creative and innovative gameplay. Striving to create experiences that all ages can enjoy, they want to bring classic charm and wonder back into games. For more information or updates about The Odd Gentlemen, visit www.theoddgentlemen.com or follow them on Twitter.
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