Outright Games, today announced it has partnered with Universal Games on its newest title, DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders, which introduces a new story in the popular DreamWorks Dragons universe. Developed by Climax Studios, DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders will be coming out in February 2019 to coincide with the release of the new movie DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.
Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games, said:
“The first feature film How to Train Your Dragon debuted eight years ago and has since sparked a beloved franchise that has captivated audiences around the world, inspiring additional films, television shows and more. DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders gives us a wonderful opportunity to be a part of Dragons history by partnering with Universal to create an original story introducing two new, very special characters. We look forward to unveiling more details soon!”
Players will join the new heroic duo, Scribbler and Patch, in an epic battle to save dragons and defeat a new villain, Eir, who is controlling dragons to carry out her evil plans. They’ll clash against fierce enemies, explore new and familiar locations and interact with favorite characters in this fun and fiery action adventure.
Chris Heatherly, Executive Vice President of Games and Digital Platforms, Universal Brand Development, added:
“DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders will take players on a new adventure that brings together a poignant tale of friendship, mysterious new characters and mystical locations. As the film trilogy reaches its’ epic conclusion, this new game will allow fans to deepen their connection with a world that has touched so many lives for almost a decade.”
Below you can find the game’s key features, as well as its first official screenshots!
- A NEW, AUTHENTIC ADVENTURE: Help Scribbler recover lost memories and forge a friendship with Patch, his unique hybrid dragon
- EPIC BATTLES: Unlock powerful abilities and take on fearsome foes
- EXPLORE VAST NEW LOCATIONS: Fly to familiar locations, as well as new locations, including Havenholme, Valka’s Mountain and Blood Briar Island
- SOLVE PUZZLES: Swap between Scribbler and his dragon Patch to conquer obstacles
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