Banish Evil from the Epoch of Light as "Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom" Goes Gold

LONDON - 26th November, 2007— Microsoft and BLUESIDE Inc. today announced that“Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom,” the latest instalment of the critically acclaimed franchise, has gone gold. To prepare for the journey, players can download a cool set of game assets from that can be used to create their own fan site. Players can also visit to find the news, features and updates on“KUF: CoD” from the team at BLUESIDE.

A departure from the action real-time strategy formula seen in previous“Kingdom Under Fire” games,“Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom” is an action-packed role playing game (RPG) that makes full use of the Xbox 360 processing power to create a revolutionary gaming experience. Players will explore vast and randomly generated maps while battling bloodthirsty monsters attacking from all directions. As the game progresses, the six heroes will find increasingly advanced and spectacular ways to defeat enemies using new weapons and abilities as they progress through six varied acts. Players will also be able to interact with one another with a full multiplayer experience and up to four-player co-op on Xbox LIVE Gold.

From the inspired minds at BLUESIDE Inc.,“KUF: CoD” offers fans and new players alike an all new chapter to the“KUF” universe. For the latest revealed“KUF: CoD” characters including exclusive abilities, histories and more, go to: Please do not link directly to the URL, but feel free to download and republish these assets on your own site.

“KUF: CoD” will hit stores nationwide on 1st February 2008 for an estimated retail price of£44.99


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