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Of Orcs and Men  



Gander at Arkail and Styx from Of Orcs and Men


6:30 PM on 07.30.2012
Gander at Arkail and Styx from Of Orcs and Men photo



It's not long now until Focus Home Interactive's upcoming RPG Of Orcs and Men is released and we'll finally be able to witness the rebellion of green-skinned people against the Empire of Men.

Leading said rebellion is a fierce-looking orc by the name Arkail, accompanied by his stealthy goblin companion Styx. Together they aim to kill the Emperor of Men after the Empire begins to take more land in an attempt to expand.

Now, I've said before that the orcs in this game look pretty awesome and these new screenshots certainly show-off their awesomeness; apart from the one where the orc is carrying a lady, I have no idea what's going on there. Maybe it'x to show that, deep down, orcs do care.

Gander at Arkail and Styx from Of Orcs and Men photo
Gander at Arkail and Styx from Of Orcs and Men photo
Gander at Arkail and Styx from Of Orcs and Men photo
Gander at Arkail and Styx from Of Orcs and Men photo







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2:00 PM on 10.15.2012
Review: Of Orcs and Men

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9:30 AM on 10.09.2012
Of Orcs and Men gets a nice launch trailer

Of Orcs and Men is out October 11, and Focus Interactive has released a nifty little launch trailer to celebrate. If you were unaware of this one, it's a story about an orc and a goblin as they fight their human oppressors. ...more



6:00 PM on 07.07.2012
The tables have turned in new Of Orcs and Men trailer

Goblins and orcs seem to always be the target of many an RPG adventurer. They've always been perceived as ugly, green things that need to be killed in the name of loot or experience points. It's just not fair ...more



8:00 PM on 03.17.2012
Gawk at some shiny new screens for Of Orcs and Men

Cyanide Studio and Spiders have put a lot of work into their new engine for Of Orcs and Men, and after taking a look at these new screenshots, you can tell all that hard work is paying off. Of Orcs and Men places you in the r...more



11:00 PM on 12.06.2011
Of Orcs and Men is role reversal at its finest

Of Orcs and Men is a curious title with a pretty epic trailer. It appears to be a take on Of Mice and Men, as it's about two guys on the run.  Those two guys happen to be an orc and a goblin, however.  They also ha...more



5:45 PM on 08.25.2011
Preview: Of Orcs and Men

Fantasy races of all sizes and skin colors have been slaughtering orcs and goblins for decades now, and it's time to stop. Some orcs just want to live in peace, you know? But when it comes to videogames, people tend to prefer...more




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