Sierra has released the first video of a four-part video series showing behind-the-scenes development of King’s Quest.
In the King’s Quest video above, developer The Odd Gentlemen talks about the steps it’s taking in this re-imagining. Titled “The Vision,” the video introduces Creative Director Matt Korba and Producer Lindsey Rostal who “leapt” at the chance to usher King’s Quest games into a new era.
Here’s the rest of the info straight from the press release:
Thinking about the future of a franchise with such a storied past, the team chose to begin this new journey at its end, as an aged King Graham takes his granddaughter, Gwendolyn, back through the untold tales of his astounding life. That arc came full circle for the team when they met King’s Quest creator Roberta Williams – and fellow Sierra co-founder Ken Williams – to hear firsthand what inspired the game that paved the way for so many adventures to come, passing the torch from one generation to the next.
You can read more about King’s Quest in our preview at this year’s GDC.
King’s Quest first chapter will be available later this year as a digital download on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.