[4], King's Field Mobile was released in Japan for mobile phones. King's Field: The Ancient City may be the greatest rpg in the ps2 library, and it's a damn shame that critics and audicence at the time weren't able to understand the genius behind it. It featured the ability to import the player's character from Kings Field: Additional I, including all equipment and statistics. [1], Character names in the North American localization, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "King's Field: The Ancient City for PlayStation 2 Reviews", "King's Field: The Ancient City - Review", "King's Field: The Ancient City Review for PS2 on GamePro.com", "King's Field: The Ancient City Review [date mislabeled as "May 17, 2006"]", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=King%27s_Field_IV&oldid=972056781, Articles needing additional references from March 2015, All articles needing additional references, Articles using Infobox video game using locally defined parameters, Articles using Wikidata infoboxes with locally defined images, Articles using Video game reviews template in single platform mode, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 August 2020, at 22:57. King's Field IV [Japan Import] As opposed to other combat based role-playing video games, King's Field focuses more on exploration and a dark brooding ambience. Equip a semi-powerful and fast sword that will kill the face in one shot (lethal rapier should work). You can adopt this wiki and revive it. It lets the user construct free-standing King's Field games which may be played independently, without having Sword of Moonlight installed. Their king, smitten by a strange idol that was given to him as a gift, lies dying. Agetec published the North America release in 2002, while Metro 3D published the Europe release in 2003. Prince Devian would learn about the ancient and wise Forest Folk, the neighboring Earth Folk, and their war against the nightmarish Dark Folk. One day, a great darkness came over the land as a shroud of never-ending clouds rolled in and blackened the sky. Gameplay. [2], King's Field was released for the PlayStation in Japan on December 16, 1994, 13 days after the PlayStation console itself went on sale. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, which too shares several similarities to Souls games, was released on March 22, 2019. 1.2 - Added a few websites that asked to also host the FAQ 1.1 - Added locations of Earth Folk Chests (thanks to gozioso!) A source of general knowledge about the video game series, King's Field. Someone has to deliver the idol to the Ancient City to break the curse, but it is a perilous journey. A large portion of the game takes place above ground, but the main aspects of gameplay remain unchanged: first-person battles, puzzle solving and exploration. It is the fourth game in the King's Field series. Common criticisms include: slow-moving player character, low number of game characters (NPCs), difficult gameplay, and muddy colors. His journey follows the downfall of the Kingdom of Heladin and the exploits of Septiego the Sword Master who led an expedition of over 1000 men in a failed effort to return the cursed Idol. Agetec published the North America release in 2002, while Metro 3D published the Europe release in 2003. From within his cloak, the dark stranger produced the object of Heladin's corruption: The Idol of Sorrow. I'm pretty sure this now contains all the information in the game. The idol was originally taken from the ruined depths of the Holy Land, now known as the Land of Disaster, and given to the unsuspecting king of Heladin. If the idol remained outside of the ancient city, Heladin, and possibly Azalin, was doomed to mirror the twisted metropolis that spanned the vast caverns of the Land of Disaster. [6] It was followed by two sequels: King's Field Mobile 2,[7] and King's Field EX. 4 offers from $79.99. The Story of King’s Field The Ancient City There was once a land called the Holy Land. Describe your topic Edit. It was only released in Japan and was never localized to English; however, the game came with a mini-instruction manual in both English and Chinese for grey import buyers. All of these secrets and more would be revealed to the young Prince, but does he have the strength of heart to harbor such monstrous truths? He kept the plans to honor the club secret until the day of release, when a member found his character in-game and asked about it on the forum.