inXile Entertainment, the studio led by Interplay founder and industry icon Brian Fargo, announced the release of The Mage’s Tale on PlayStation® VR.
For fans of The Bard’s Tale series, The Mage’s Tale is an exciting opportunity. Set between the events of The Bard’s Tale III: Thief of Fate and The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep, The Mage’s Tale offers players a unique chance to revisit – and step inside – the world.
The Mage’s Tale, a finalist for Game of the Year at the 2018 VR Awards, is a 10+ hour dungeon crawler RPG set in the dungeons below Skara Brae. The Mage’s Tale offers players the ability to craft hundreds of spells, explore dungeons, solve puzzles, and fight creatures. The Mage’s Tale score was produced and composed by Ged Grimes of Simple Minds and features some of the top Gaelic singers in the world.
“Our first VR title was all about realizing a vision that we had as game designers decades ago.”, said inXile CEO Brian Fargo. “With The Mage’s Tale, we’re taking players from looking at a dungeon to placing them directly inside it. These advances in technology and the uniqueness of VR’s ‘being there’ experience allow players to more fully immerse themselves and connect with gameplay in a whole new way. Between The Mage’s Tale and our recently released Bard’s Tale IV, it’s a great time to be a Bard’s Tale fan.”