SpellMaster: The Saga Announced

1C Entertainment announces SpellMaster: The Saga, an open world fantasy RPG in development at Spellbook Creations planned for release in Q1 of next year via Steam Early Access. In this game the player will take on the role of a wizard who will found a Magic Academy and try to protect the world. Here's a quick synopsis:
SpellMaster: The Saga is an open world role-playing game set in an epic fantasy universe filled with magic, monsters and mysteries. Take the role of an ambitious wizard who is looking for a way to improve and share his powerful knowledge. In the ruins of a forgotten land, where monsters prowl and robbers hide in the shadows, you will build your own Magic Academy, where you can develop your magic skills, create and manage new faculties and train powerful wizards.

Embark on an amazing adventure in the world of Allyon, explore unknown lands, ancient temples, caves and tombs. Search for ancient artifacts, create new spells, finish countless quests and most importantly - gather a group of faithful magicians like yourself and bring peace to the world of Allyon once again!