King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember Takes Us Back to the World of Daventry to Relive the Adventure that Started it All

Posted Jul 29, 2015
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Sierra has announced the release of the first chapter of Odd Gentlemen’s re-imagining of the classic series of adventures, King’s Quest. King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, is currently available.

“As an aging King Graham looks back on a life of heroic adventure with his precocious granddaughter, Gwendolyn, players will be able to experience first-hand the unforgettable puzzles, places and personalities of his greatest untold stories. The first passage in a five-chapter journey, King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember unfolds on Graham’s early days as a bright-eyed teen in Daventry, competing in a contest of wit and valour for a knighthood in King Edward’s royal court.”

President and Creative Director of The Odd Gentlemen, Matt Korba states:

“Today is a new beginning, both for those of us who grew up with the King’s Quest games that Roberta Williams and Sierra Entertainment created, as well as for those who are visiting Daventry for the very first time. We hope we’ve made something that feels special for everyone as we turn together to a new page in Graham’s legend.”

King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember is the first chapter of the re-imagining of the classic series

King’s Quest is a collection of five different chapter releases, each focusing on an untold tale in Graham’s past. In each chapter, an aging King Graham reflects on his life of adventure with his granddaughter, Gwendolyn, while players are transported back to influence first-hand the decisions and events that shaped a kingdom. Embark on an extraordinary journey across the world of Daventry.

 

Recently we provided the full list of the voice cast for the King’s Quest reboot from Activision, Sierra and The Odd Gentlemen, and today we are happy to bring you a behind the scenes trailer, titled “Voicing a Modern Classic”. This incredible diary is the second installment in a four-part series revealing the headlining talent at the heart of bringing King’s Quest™ to life. Talent includes veterans Christopher Lloyd and Wallace Shawn as well as Josh Keaton, Maggie Elizabeth Jones and Zelda Williams. In “Voicing a Modern Classic” find out what they have to say about voicing one of gaming’s most memorable franchises.

Here’s a full list of other voice actors announced for King’s Quest as provided by Sierra:

Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants)
Michael Benyaer (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen)
Loretta Devine (Crash)
Gideon Emery (Teen Wolf)
Jean Gilpin (Frozen)
Michael Gough (Batman: Arkham Origins)
Andy Pessoa (Transformers Prime)
Kevin Michael Richardson (The Cleveland Show)
Kath Soucie (Rugrats)
Fred Tatasciore (Marvel’s Avengers Assemble)
Richard White
Michael-Leon Wooley (The Princess and the Frog)

King’s Quest: A Knight to Remmbers is available on the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. The second episode will be available later this year. We will bring you any new information on King’s Quest as soon as it becomes available.

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