Roadhouse Interactive as well as 50cc Games today announced they are woking on a forthcoming mobile title based on the mytology of heavy steel icons Iron Maiden. Iron Maiden: Tradition of the Beast will be a free-to-play RPG where gamers tackle the role of the band’s mascot, Eddie, in his various forms. Gamers will have the ability to make use of each incarnation of Eddie’s unique powers and capabilities as they take a trip through time exploring different globes. The video game will certainly consist of character art based on Maiden’s previous album covers, and a soundtrack featuring tracks from the band’s long record and previously unheard real-time recordings.
“As a lifelong fan, I have actually consistently thought that Maiden’s music, verses as well as cast of personalities would offer the excellent basis for a deep RPG experience”, states James Hursthouse, CEO of Roadhouse Interactive. “With this online game we’re producing an exceptional RPG that will certainly interest all mobile gamers, including those discovering Maiden for the very first time.”
For those that are not aware of Iron Maiden, Eddie, has actually beautified their cd covers considering that the band released their initial self labelled cd in 1980. Eddie has taken all type of different forms throughout the years, yet has always remained one of one of the most well-known hefty steel photos since his beginning. Eddie has actually likewise been a big part of Iron Maiden’s online performance and also retailing, consisting of a computer game called Ed Hunter, which was released in 1999.
“We recognize several of our followers are players and we have actually long assumed that Eddie as well as Maiden’s songs and also imagery would be best for this. It’s something we have been looking at reviewing given that Ed Hunter back in 1999. Currently in 2016 it can all be done on a mobile phone so it makes it even a lot more accessible for Maiden fans anywhere as well as all the players available,’ commented bassist as well as founding participant Steve Harris.
Harris is likewise closely overseeing the creation of Legacy of the Beast, baseding on the press release.
Iron Maiden: Tradition of the Beast will certainly be offered later on this year on iOS and also Android.