Outright Games, has announced it has partnered with Universal Games on its newest title, DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders, which introduces a new story in the popular DreamWorks Dragons universe.
Developed by Climax Studios and distributed by Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe and its subsidiaries, DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders will be coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The game will launch in February 2019 in Europe, to coincide with the release of the new movie DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.
“The first feature film How to Train Your Dragon debuted eight years ago and has since sparked a beloved franchise that has captivated audiences around the world, inspiring additional films, television shows and more,” said Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games.
“DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders gives us a wonderful opportunity to be a part of Dragons history by partnering with Universal to create an original story introducing two new, very special characters. We look forward to unveiling more details soon!”
Players will join the new heroic duo, Scribbler, and Patch, in an epic battle to save the dragons and defeat a new villain, Eir, who is forcing dragons to carry out her evil plans. They’ll clash against fierce enemies, explore new and familiar locations and interact with fan favourite characters in this fun and fiery action adventure.
- A new authentic adventure: Help Scribbler recover lost memories and forge a friendship with Patch, his unique hybrid dragon
- Epic battles: Unlock powerful abilities and take on fearsome foes
- Explore vast new locations: Fly to familiar locations, as well as new locations, including Havenholme, Valka’s Mountain and Blood Briar Island
- Solve puzzles: Swap between Scribbler and his dragon Patch to conquer obstacles
“DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders will take players on a new adventure that brings together a poignant tale of friendship, mysterious new characters and mystical locations,” said Chris Heatherly, Executive Vice President of Games and Digital Platforms, Universal Brand Development. “As the film trilogy reaches its’ epic conclusion, this new game will allow fans to deepen their connection with a world that has touched so many lives for almost a decade.”
Seeing this latest entry into the Dragons Franchise is pretty fantastic. I adore the How To Train Your Dragon films and though I am dreading the climax to the trilogy and the emotional repercussions it will incur this latest game looks like a lot of fun. Stay tuned to GamEir for more dragon-related information as it comes out.