In Dark Messiah of Might and Magic® players will discover the world of Ashan, the new universe that will be present in all future Might & Magic® games. The players will embody the young Sareth, trained in the arts of magic and war to fight the prophecy of the "Dark Messiah." They will be able to choose to become warriors, mages or killers, each having a special arsenal of weapons and spells to be used in combat. Through combat, players will develop Sareth's experience level and unlock new skills and new equipment. Armed with new combos, hits, spells and other combat techniques, Sareth will be ready to brave his fate.
The power of the enhanced version of the Source TM engine from Valve, makes it possible to create extraordinary special effects and environments. Discover an innovative first-person view, while handling the entire body of the character, its realistic animation and impeccable physique, which makes this game the leading heroic-fantasy game with a complete first-person combat system.
Fight the forces of Evil in 12 huge levels, with the help of over 40 different weapons and dozens of devastating spells. Engage in hand-to-hand combat with swords, bows, staffs and other daggers, or summon magic to combat the legions of darkness and sneak in the shadows to attack by surprise wicked creatures. Hardcore action, where your future depends solely on your combat skills.
*The dark side of the Might & Magic® universe:
Explore the secluded region of Ashan, where fearless orcs, wild goblins, dreadful undeads, elusive trolls, gigantic dragons and many other creatures stunning in both size and depravity. This is a new and darker than ever side of the legendary universe of Might and Magic®, where the forces of evil are stronger and more cunning than ever.
*A rich and deep heroic-fantasy storyline:
To prevent the prophecy of the Dark Messiah from coming true young Sareth was trained by a powerful magician, who taught him the art of magic and war. But some unexpected revelations about his past could change the course of events and reveal an unexpected destiny for our hero.
*Subtle touch of RPG:
By gaining experience through combats, the player will unlock new powers or equipment to improve his general performance (health, speed, resistance, injuries, etc.) and to broaden his possibilities during combat: perform awesome combos or deadly attacks, summon new spells.
*A revolutionary and fascinating multiplayer mode:
Join the humans or the undead and choose from four categories of characters. Participate in combats involving up to 32 players, in various game modes, from deathmatch to the revolutionary "Evolution" mode, which enables the player to accumulate experience and gather new equipment across dynamic online campaigns.