Kylotonn announces development of CRUSADERS, Invasion of Constantinople, an
action/adventure game planned for PCs and consoles. This seems to be the project
announced over two years ago (story
) with the preproduction
working title Invasion (thanks Frans):
Paris, FRANCE, 12 July 2007 – Creators of
Ironstorm™, the Bet on Soldier™ trilogy, and more recently Speedball2™ remake,
Kylotonn today announces the development of CRUSADERS, Invasion of
As Action game specialist, Kylotonn devotes all its know-how to this new
Action/Adventure title on PC and Next-gen consoles platforms.
Renowned for its rich and original universes, Kylotonn today renews the 4th
crusade. The end of 12th century is nearing. The Pope Innocent 3rd launches a
new crusade in order to conquest the holy city, given up few years earlier to
the Sultan Solomon armies. While the High Franc Barons mobilize for this new
great epic, the meeting with Prince Alexis, Byzantine Empire throne descendant,
will change the course of history: This crusade will never go further than
- Select one of the three knights engaged in this adventure and fight against
Byzantine Empire troopers, in the heart of Crusaders army.
- Choose your equipment among more than 150 weapons of various categories
(blades, axes, flails, crossbows…) - Learn new combos by engaging in a Crusaders
Faction such as the well-known Templars.
- Get new skills and make your character evolve through a deep apprenticeship
besides fencing instructors.
- Provide your character with new armors and equipments.
- Recruit and lead a squadron of up to 4 mercenaries, give them orders and get
their help to accomplish your mission.
- Cross about 20 distinct environments through 12th Century Europe and get
involved in the conquest of the richest city in the world: Constantinople. Fight
in the heart of its most famous monuments in 3D, from Hagia Sophia to the
Kylotonn Studio Creative Director Yann Tambellini gives details on the origin of
the game and its creation idea: “As independent developers, we set out to bring
a renewal in universes treated in video games. Being an architecture enthusiast,
I’ve discovered in Constantinople city a tasty mix of Orient and Occident, which
will transport gamers beyond traditional RPG Dungeons and enchanted forests