King's Bounty: The Legend is a mixture between RPG and strategy game. Battles are fought turn-based, but travelling takes place in real time, which enables some interesting tactical moves. The Quest are diverse and well done. The first fantasy-strategy game from Russian developer Katauri is already very close to Heroes of Might & Magic.
Every gamer that's looking for a strategic RPG with decent gameplay mechanics, a well designed environment and with enough items to fill an entire dungeon, will have a blast with King's Bounty: The Legend. The game never stops surprising you with new gameplay elements and gives you total freedom. In production terms King's Bounty doesn't offer the same as triple A titles do, but don't let this stop you from buying this 'undercover classic'.
King's Bounty (both The Legend and Armored Princess) is a strategy/RPG game that's incredibly inaccessible. It throws you into combat with no description of how to play, and it's very complex. I floundered around for a bit, trying to figure things out, and then I died and got sick of it. If you already know how to play this style of game, then perhaps you can find something here, but I'd recommend that everyone else avoid this title.
Bought this game off a Steam sale. I am very disappointed other than the stunning fantasy graphical elements. The game is highly repetitive - the heroes are stuck with the same moves most of the times and the monsters are not worth fighting for. The fighting area is always the same - I was under the impression this would be an SLG game like Fire Emblem. But rather the highly repetitive gameplay reminds me of a cheap Tower Defense game. Played for 20 mins and uninstalled. The story may be entertaining at times, but the gameplay is real turn-off for a hardcore item/spell/leveling/story/farming RPG player.
SummaryKing’s Bounty: The Legend is an adventure RPG with tactical turn-based battles unfolding in a fairytale fantasy world of fearless knights, evil mages, wise kings and beautiful princesses. The player leads their character through the game world; exploring it; commanding armies in battle; and completing required and bonus quests. The game ...