Riot Forge has announced and is publishing two new games in Ruined King: A League of Legends Story and Convergence: A League of Legends Story. The former is developed by Airship Syndicate, while the latter is by Double Stallion Games. Both are set in the League of Legends (LoL) universe.
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is a story-driven, turn based role-playing game set after the events of Burning Tides. Control LoL champions to explore the bustling city of Bilgewater and the mysterious Shadow Isles in a game for the first time. Fan favourite champions will appear. Experience an innovative turn-based combat, beautiful art direction with brand new surprises and plenty of poros. Ruined King: A League of Legends Story will advance the stories of many champions in the LoL Universe, as well as providing a new way to experience the world of Runeterra.
“We’re excited to be working with Riot Forge for Ruined King: A League of Legends Story. We’ve always thought the events of Burning Tides created a rich opportunity for so many great stories, we’re thrilled by the opportunity to move the lore forward and bring Bilgewater and Shadow Isles to life like never before.” – Joe Madureira, CEO at Airship Syndicate
Convergence: A League of Legends Story meanwhile, is a single player, action platformer. Explore the spectacular world of Zaun as Ekko, a young inventor with an ingenious device to manipulate time. Follow Ekko’s journey, himself a fan-favourite LoL Champion, as he discovers the power to change time comes with many consequences.
“Ekko is such a unique champion with an energetic personality that’s a joy to work with. We are immersing ourselves in the spectacular city of Zaun, which has such an interesting and rich culture with its juxtaposition to Piltover, and are looking forward to giving players a new way to experience the League of Legends Universe.” – Lee Thomas, Creative Director at Double Stallion Games
Leanne Loombe, head of Riot Forge also had something to say:
“We are thrilled to announce our first two partnerships with Airship Syndicate and Double Stallion Games, who really understand how to bring their unique style to the League of Legends Universe and tell deep stories that players can immerse themselves in. This is just the beginning, we have multiple games in development and are excited to get them out to players. ”