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Jagex discusses Runescape's 'Lost City of Elves' content

Shacknews speaks to Jagex's Phil Mantell to learn more about Runescape's Lost City of Elves content.


Jagex recently issued a big expansion for Runescape called Lost City of Elves, adding some new high-level content to the MMORPG. It also adds a whole new central hub for those players, one that towers into the skies. To learn more about what the massive city of Prifssinas has to offer, Shacknews spoke to Jagex's Phil Mantell.

Mantell details the various zones contained within the tower's branches and the high-level content available for players. This includes various training areas to truly master certain aspects of the game, like combat, mining, and thieving. He also notes that more content is expected to hit the Lost City before the end of the year, making the structure even more expansive.

For our full interview, including the benefits of the game engine, the Welsh mythology, the game's music, and what's coming in the next update, check out our full interview below.

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