Rebooted King's Quest Adventure Game Won't Be a Point and Click

Paul Lilly

King's Quest is coming back in a different way

News broke last week at Gamescom that Activision is bringing back the Sierra brand, which it will use as a launching ground for different indie developed titles. One of the first will be a reimagined version of King's Quest developed by The Odd Gentlemen, a small game studio known for The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom . There aren't a lot of details to share just yet, but one thing we do know is that the reimagined King's Quest won't be a point-and-click game .

"There's not much I can say about King's Quest," Activision's MacLean Marshall posted to Twitter. "All I can say is that I've seen it, and it's not a point-and-click game. But it looks awesome."

The Odd Gentlemen later took to Twitter to clarify that even though it won't be a point-and-click title like the original, "the game is very much an adventure game. It doesn't only use the mouse."

Marshall had a lot more to say to GameInformer about the sudden Sierra movement, though nothing too specific about King's Quest, other than Activision might allow more than one studio to use the same characters and universe. Color us intrigued.

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