Ruined King and Hextec Mayhem, the first two games from the publishing arm of League of Legends developer Riot Games, are now out.
Publisher Riot Forge revealed that Ruined King, a strategy game originally due for release in ‘early 2021’, will still be released today, and will be available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, including the PS4 and Xbox series. X versions are coming soon. With free upgrades and backwards compatibility. The game went out of its original window in December 2020, and has been little mentioned since then.
Riot Forge also confirmed that Hextec Mayhem, a rhythm game from the developers of the Bit Runner series and which was announced last week, has been released on Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam, Epic and GOG.
The showcase also revealed that a third game, the time-bending 2D platformer Convergence, would launch in 2022, as well as Song of Nunu, an adventure game from part of the team behind The Sexy Brutale, which will be available on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X, and Xbox One. Coming in. , Xbox One, PS5, PS4 and PC also next year. Finally, a fifth game was teased, but other details are scarce.
Founded in 2019, Riot Forge is the publishing wing of Riot, focusing on stories set within the League of Legends universe. The Ruined King was set to be its first title, but the impact of the pandemic is likely to rearrange the schedule. This means it appears to be hitting the ground now, with four games scheduled to launch over the next 13 months.
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