I somehow missed this a few days ago, buy Paradox and Cyanide Studios have announced Impire, an upcoming Dungeon Keeper-like that will allow players to “[r]un your Impire by defending against heroes invading a personalized demonic compound while also sending underlings to the surface to wreak chaos among those who call the land near your Impire home. Utilizing a vast array of minions, deadly traps, and a growing arsenal of wicked spells, players will guide the demon Báal-Abaddon to his rightful place atop the skulls of his mortal foes… just as soon as they can help him escape the body of a pathetic little imp,” according to the press release, which seems just a little dramatic, I think. Also promised are customizable minions with equipment and whatnot, customizable magic item card decks (waiting for the ability to buy packs of them with real money), user-designed levels, and solo and co-op play. I loved Dungeon Keeper 2 so much and I can’t believe it has taken this long to get a decent clone of it. Hoping that this will be the one.
Okay, you are officially out of excuses to play Spelunky since I saw over on Joystiq that you can play the frustrating yet extremely enjoyable platforming roguelike treasure collection thing right in the comfort of your browser. Right now.
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