Sacred Citadel is a 'prologue' to Sacred 3, coming in 2013

2008 action RPG Sacred 2 is getting two follow-up games. Publisher Deep Silver has announced Sacred Citadel, a side-scrolling action brawler that serves as a "prologue" to Sacred 3.

keen games is tasked with developing the standalone spin-off title. Unlike the original Sacred games, Citadel is a multiplayer side-scrolling action brawler with drop-in/drop-out co-op for up to three players.

The game will be distributed via PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and PC digital services next year. Unfortunately for Sacred fans, this was not the game they've been holding out for. "I was waiting Sacred 3 info today... not some cr**py Disney cartoon game," one person commented on the game's official reveal trailer on YouTube.

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