Everywear Games, a Helsinki-based development studio, has recently announced their latest fantasy adventure game Runeblade which is set to land exclusively on Apple Watch in later this month. Developed from start to finish as a smartwatch-only game, Runeblade is a simple adventure game that’s designed give an excellent gaming experience just on the Apple Watch. Runeblade mixed RPG aspects with an easy to understand design that increasingly gets harder and more complex as gamers progress through the game.
Set in a world of fantasy and magic, Runeblade puts the player as the High Priestess of the War Mages who is tasked with stopping a menace from destorying the realm. In the game, players will acquire a wide range of gear, spells, unlockable powers and more to take on creatures to defend their home world. Because this game will be played on such a small screen and device, it will be interesting to see just how user friendly the UI will be to navigate.
“With Runeblade, we wanted to create a fresh, new kind of gaming experience on smartwatches,” said Aki Järvilehto, CEO of Everywear Games. “The game is designed to be played in 5-15 second sessions and builds over time as you progress through the journey. We’re excited to help pioneer game development on Apple Watch with a fully original title designed specifically for smartwatch gaming. ”
Lastly, Runeblade will be free to download on Apple Watch later this month and even be updated regularly after launch with new levels, enemies and features. As of now this is all the information we have available, however, we’ll keep you updated as time progresses.