Paris, France – Plug-in Digital and Kiro’o Games, the first game studio in Central Africa, will launch Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan, a 2D African-based Fantasy-Action-RPG for the PC on April 14, 2016 on Steam.
Aurion pays homage to the culture and legacy of Africa with its hand-drawn and animated African-style graphics and a deep storyline that unfolds over more than 20 hours of innovative RPG and action-packed gameplay filled with combat and combos. The dynamic gameplay is partially inspired by the old school Tales Of series, and focuses on 2D real-time combat sequences with narration and environments both drawing deeply from African culture, myths and lore.
“We are so excited and grateful for all the support from our fans and are looking forward to delivering on our promise of Aurion in terms of great and unique gameplay,” said Olivier Madiba, founder of Kiro’o Games Studio. ” We are so honored to be able to represent our rich African culture and heritage in our game and are so excited to share it with gamers around the world.”
The story of Aurion begins with a young prince named Enzo on the eve of his coronation and wedding day. He is thrust into trouble as he finds himself tied up in a coup and then exiled with his new wife, Erine. Through thrillingly executed, combo-heavy action sequences, Erine and Enzo will redefine their bond, rescue the land from its villains, and restore their legacy. Luckily, Enzo can call on the Aurion, a powerful collective energy channelled from past ancestors that can unlock devastating fighting abilities and combos to help him beat his foes.
The game which will be $19.99 is is available now for pre-release at http://aurionthegame.com for a 15% discount and a bonus free soundtrack.
Here is the Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan Awakening video:
Developed by a team of passionate gamers based out of Camaroon, Africa, Aurion was funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign that was 124% funded, with 1310 backers pledging more almost 50,000 Euros.