There’s an official Iron Maiden RPG game inbound for iOS and Android called Legacy of the Beast.
We never thought we’d say it, but there’s going to be an Iron Maiden RPG. For Android and iOS. And it’s free.
Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast, as it is known, is being billed as an “action-packed, free-to-play RPG steeped in Iron Maiden mythology”.
Launching worldwide on iOS and Android this summer, Legacy of the Beast is being developed by Roadhouse Interactive and 50CC Games.
“As a lifelong fan, I have always thought that Maiden’s music, lyrics and cast of characters would provide the perfect basis for a deep RPG experience,” explained James Hursthouse, Roadhouse Interactive’s CEO. “With this game we’re creating an outstanding RPG that will appeal to all mobile gamers, including those discovering Maiden for the first time.”
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The game is being developed in close collaboration with Iron Maiden’s management.
You’ll play as the band’s iconic mascot Eddie in all his many forms, with each one offering different and unique abilities.
The game will see you explore new worlds, travel through time and of course, battle a cast of “dramatic and engaging characters drawn from the expansive catalogue of Maiden’s albums and art”.
And, an Iron Maiden game wouldn’t be anything without a soundtrack. And Legacy of the Beast will feature songs from the band’s entire career.
“We know many of our fans are gamers and we have long thought that Eddie and Maiden’s music and imagery would be perfect for this,” said Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris. “It’s something we ahve been looking at revisiting since Ed Hunter way back in 1999.”
“Now in 2016 it can all be done on a smartphone so it makes it even more accessible for Maiden fans everywhere and also all the gamers out there.”