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LINE Games Corporation unveiled its upcoming new flagship games for PC, console, mobile, cross-platform(mobile/PC) through the lineup announcement event ‘LINE-Games-Play-Game 2021 (LPG 2021)’, held today in COEX InterContinental Hotel, Seoul, South Korea.
Through the opening keynote, LINE Games CEO Minkyu Kim emphasized LINE Games’ ‘Studio Alliance’ for building games from the start with its partner developers, and said that light and casual games will also come along with the flagship titles announced today. The challenge for console games continues, and LINE Games will work to achieve its goal of ‘FUN & FAN’.
A total of five new games were announced through today’s event. The first in line was The Vanshee, a PC Online Action RPG by Pixel Cruise. The Vanshee is built with Unreal Engine 4 for photorealistic graphics, and presents high-impact combo-based actions. There will be no set class, and players will build their own characters by crafting and enhancing weapons to personalize one’s combat style. The Vanshee will be available first via Steam Early Access within this year.
Announced next was Crystal Hearts 2: Compass of Dimension, an Adventure RPG by Netmarble F&C. Coming 2022 for mobile devices, Crystal Hearts 2 is the sequel to the mobile RPG Crystal Hearts (2016), and succeeds the series’ soft colored, fairy-tale like artworks, enhanced ever more with high-end 3D graphics. Crystal Hearts 2 will unravel exciting adventures taking place in the world of Arkan, accompanied with rich, diverse strategic contents for players to dive in.
Following Crystal Hearts 2 came UNDECEMBER by Needs Games. UNDECEMBER is an RPG (Hack and Slash) for PC that is designed around intricate item and skill systems for deep character building. Built with Unreal Engine 4, UNDECEMBER offers sophisticated graphics and thrilling action, and will support mobile-PC cross play when it releases in 2021 4Q.
A new console project for Studio Largo of LINE Games, developer of Buried Stars (2020), was also revealed today. Currently under development as an Adventure RPG, Project HOUSEHOLD is set in modern-day Seoul and will revolve around the story of a group of psychics.
Last but not least, LINE Games announced that its Third-person Shooter Action Quantum Knights by Space Dive Games will be released in 2022 as an online game for PC (Steam & LINE Games FLOOR). Set in a medieval fantasy open world where magic and firearms coexist, Quantum Knights offers stylish action based on shooter game’s dynamic combat and movement mechanisms.
An archived stream for LPG 2021 event covering the details of the 5 new lineups can be viewed at LINE Game’s official YouTube channel.
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