SEGA have teamed up with gaming developer Three Rings to bring you a free downloadable PC game called “Spiral Knights”, and after looking at the official launch trailer on YouTube it does look like a pretty fun little game to play.
For more information about Spiral Knights, here is the official Press Release:
LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO— 4 April, 2011 —SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that Spiral Knights™, the newest title from accomplished online game developer Three Rings, has officially launched, offering players around the world classic, console-style adventuring in a persistent world. Spiral Knights is completely free-to-play, meaning that anybody who dares to face the perils of these dungeons, whether alone or with a group of up to three other friends, can start their journey to the core of the Clockworks right now at www.spiralknights.com
“SEGA is wonderfully impressed with the world Three Rings has brought to life in Spiral Knights,” said Haruki Satomi, Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA of America. “The Clockworks is rich with character and mystery, and the accessibility of the gameplay means that anyone can jump in and explore. This launch marks a tremendous addition to SEGA’s portfolio of universally enjoyable titles.”
“The response we have seen from players during the preview has been fantastic,” said Daniel James, CEO of Three Rings. “We are tremendously proud of the team; they have worked hard over the last four years to bring the co-operative fun of Spiral Knights to life and we are delighted to be bringing their game to the world in partnership with SEGA. All that is left to say is: Watch out for those jelly cubes!”
Spiral Knights pits players against the creatures of Cradle, where they must fight to survive by scavenging materials from the ever-changing worlds beneath the surface. The game features:
- A constantly changing world brought to life in a vibrant, retro-inspired visual style
- Intuitive pick-up-and-play controls (including both mouse-only and gamepad control)
- Opportunities for players to create guilds, craft new gear, and customise the looks and abilities of their characters
- Easy matchmaking for co-op mayhem with parties of up to four players
- Gear and weapons upgradable through adventuring or through the purchase of Crystal Energy
Players can download and play Spiral Knights for free today by visiting www.spiralknights.com
In order to download and play the game you must first register via the main website (which I will be doing right now YAY!!!!! Links are on the Press Release), then once you’ve signed up, you are then free to enter the world of Spiral Knights.
And to let you all see for yourself, here is the official launch trailer, enjoy.