The Settlers - Kingdoms of Anteria announced for 2014

The Settlers franchise will journey once more in 2014. Ubisoft announced the latest iteration of the franchise called The Settlers - Kingdoms of Anteria, with developer Blue Byte taking the reigns once more.

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The Settlers franchise will journey once more in 2014. Ubisoft announced the latest iteration of the franchise called The Settlers - Kingdoms of Anteria, with developer Blue Byte taking the reigns once more.

Ubisoft confirmed that the game is in development, but offered little else in terms of concrete information. The game will feature more of the series' knack for combining real-time strategy combat with city-building elements. The CGI teaser can be seen below.

The last game in the Settlers series was The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom, which was quickly derailed by Ubisoft's DRM scheme.

Shacknews has reached out to Ubisoft for pricing and platform information.

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    June 23, 2014 11:55 AM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, The Settlers - Kingdoms of Anteria announced for 2014.

    The Settlers franchise will journey once more in 2014. Ubisoft announced the latest iteration of the franchise called The Settlers - Kingdoms of Anteria, with developer Blue Byte taking the reigns once more.

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      June 23, 2014 12:18 PM

      If this game turns out more like settlers 2/3/4, I'll be all over it.

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        June 23, 2014 12:24 PM

        Agreed. 7 felt like it was too focused on the RTS side at one point since I felt I was racing the clock more than slowing planning out my town's expansion like previous games.

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          June 23, 2014 1:36 PM

          I enjoyed 7, but I would kill for some old style gameplay.

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            June 23, 2014 1:43 PM

            Am I doing it wrong to feel like I'm pressed for time? This was especially one mission where I was racing some priest dude to the top location of the map. I was taking my time to build out my city when I realized he was like halfway there. Then I realized the map was really a sprint, and I lost. Never went back to it.

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      June 23, 2014 12:19 PM

      I wish Blue Byte would do a proper sequel to "Incubation: Time is Running Out."

      Even though it was a turn-based game, that game made me feel like I was living in the "Aliens" franchise.

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      June 23, 2014 12:47 PM

      Based on the purple gem being handed over in the trailer, I'm now expecting F2P bullshit, like AOE Online or something.

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        June 23, 2014 1:31 PM

        Heard back from Ubisoft and they're declining to give a pricing model at this time.

        Exercise caution.

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      June 23, 2014 12:53 PM

      reigns