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Of Orcs and Men screenshots are no joke

Tuesday, 18th September 2012 10:14 GMT By Nick Akerman

Cyanide aren’t bothered by the jovial orcs we are all used to slaughtering. The team’s upcoming Of Orcs and Men RPG takes on a darker tone, indicating this isn’t going to be all about magic spells and hunting special flowers.

The recently released screenshots intrigue. Players will take on the role of Arkail as he tries to end enslavement and human dominance by launching an attack on the Emperor.

Take a look below:

Thanks, PC Gamer.

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  1. Edo

    The fact that it’s a different take on a fantasy RPG intrigues me and judging by those screenshots it does look rather promising…it’s a shame that Cynaide’s record so far will most likely prove me wrong.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Nick Akerman

    I can’t stop thinking the orcs look like Hulk…

    #2 2 years ago
  3. inside-360.de

    This game will come also on Xbox 360 and PS3… Hope, it will be good!

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Talkar

    Damn those shots look good! Sign me up for a copy :P

    #4 2 years ago
  5. mongbatstar

    Please change the image links to link to the file rather than the attachment page.

    Too much clicking :(

    #5 2 years ago
  6. YoungZer0

    ORC SMASH!

    #6 2 years ago
  7. TheWulf

    Interestingly, Orc: Vengeance played with this concept in a pleasing way. That’s an iPad action RPG title, but the setting is intriguing. Rather than having orcs versus humans, per se, it’s orcs versus all the deadly things humans left behind. See, with all their large-scale warring, humanity’s gone extinct in that setting and they’re nothing more than a distant memory. That’s an intriguing idea.

    I don’t know why we don’t play with that idea more, really. Where we’re playing a rather odd species who’re working their way through humanity’s ruin and rubble, dealing with the problems they created, and so on.

    Anyway, that said, this does look good. And it’s always nice to see things from another perspective. If indeed this is another perspective.

    #7 2 years ago