Make “I was commanding hordes of goblin minions” a valid excuse with Overlord

Ever since I was little, when I used to command my He-Man action figures to destroy my neighbor’s My Little Pony stable (take no equine prisoners, Man-At-Arms!), I have longed for the day I could control my own army to cause chaos across the land.

It looks like these dreams may finally come true with the upcoming Overlord for the Xbox 360 and PC. This first trailer, while short on gameplay (not so short on annoying narration, though), reminds me of the classic Dungeon Keeper, which is definitely not a bad thing. Hopefully there will be a lot more depth to the game than shown in the teaser, as the promising concept of leading an army of monsters could end up getting pretty darn old pretty darn fast. At the very least, it will fulfill all of my childhood pillaging fantasies, which makes me happy.

Just look at the way those creatures are destroying that village for their master. It’s like poetry. That’s right, I’m talking about you, you filthy creatures. Get back to wreaking havoc! Never disobey your master! Stupid, minions.

My beloved Teela would be so proud of me right now.

Chad Concelmo