In Bloodline: Heroes of Lithas, players establish a legacy in a fantasy world where your offspring inherit the skills that came before them. The player’s goal in the game is to become the leader of the City of Light, the High Guardian, in the world of Lithas. This is done by expanding your influence over different parts of the city with the help of your children and the children of your champions.
Lithas is filled with unique creatures and races that you can all influence to become your champions and allies as they marry and grow through the generations. Developer and publisher Goat Games has revealed that there will be Dragonborn, Dark Elves and Lycans, but it looks like there will be other races as well, like your standard human. You can get an exclusive look at Bloodline’s cinematic trailer below.
How gameplay works is currently unclear, but it is described as a card-based RPG. There will be opportunities to resolve conflict diplomatically, but you will often have to fight, which is where your collected champions come in handy. Your most powerful champions can marry to create children who share the abilities of their parents. This is how you acquire your most powerful champions, instead of taking them from a loot chest.
Bloodline: Heroes of Lithas is published by the Chinese publisher Goat Games, who created the successful mobile game War and Magic. Bloodline will be available as a free-to-play mobile title for iOS and Android on June 23, but you can pre-register for the game here.
This won’t be the only experience this year with gameplay based on skills passed down from generation to generation. You can read GameSpot’s Rogue Legacy II review by following the link.
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