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Pre-Order Campaign Begins on June 1st for the Dungeon Crawler RPG Set Within the Bard’s Tale Universe 

inXile Entertainment announced that The Mage’s Tale, a VR action RPG will launch June 20, 2017 for Oculus Rift and Touch. Beginning today (June 1), fans that pre-order The Mage’s Tale on the Oculus Store will receive a 10% discount off the $39.99 launch price. inXile Entertainment is the developer behind some of today’s most revered RPGs, such as 2014 Game of the Year Wasteland 2 and Torment: Tides of Numenera, a 2017 Develop Awards nominee. They are currently developing both The Bard’s Tale IV and Wasteland 3.

“Our goal was to use the old school tried and true methods of game design and integrate that with everything that Virtual Reality offers. We wanted to get away from the VR “experience” and create the kind of meaty and full-scale game that gamers appreciate,” said Brian Fargo, dungeon crawler expert and CEO of inXile Entertainment.

For fans of The Bard’s Tale series, The Mage’s Tale is an exciting opportunity. Set between the events of The Bard’s Tale III: Thief of Fate and the upcoming The Bard’s Tale IV, The Mage’s Tale offers players a unique chance to revisit – and step inside – the world.

The Mage’s Tale is a 10+ hour dungeon crawler RPG set in the dungeons below Skara Brae.  The Mage’s Tale offers players the ability to craft hundreds of spells, explore dungeons, solve puzzles,and fight creatures. The Mage’s Tale score was produced and composed by Ged Grimes of  Simple Minds and features some of the top Gaelic singers in the world such as the Elidh Mackenzie, Fiona Mackenzie, Kathleen MacInnes, and Peigi Barker (voice of Merida in the film Brave).

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