Yes you are not dreaming: another Ultima Return update! After sharing one of Andrea’s beautiful portrait last week we are happy to offer you another of Panu “Grotto Dragon” Aaltio’s wonderful theme. This time we are offering you, “Character Creation” which is the musical theme that will play during the traditionnal character creation of Ultima: Return. The main idea behind this theme was to bring something reminiscent of Ultima VI’s [...]
Hard to believe it’s been 20 years already. It feels like yesterday that I went to the store and bought Serpent Isle and brought it home, just extactic at getting a new Ultima game. Extatic? Yes, because it was the first time I had the chance to get an Ultima game on release (even if has it turns out it only came out in April in France). You see I [...]
Since we don’t want to make you all think we’re resting on our laurels and the project isn’t moving forward, we have decided to begin sharing regularly more content that is being done behind the scenes. Now you’re all familiar with Andrea’s wonderful character portraits work we have shared in the last few month. But as you may guess, the roughs we have shown were only the first step of [...]
Yesterday, Richard Garriott finally unveilled his long awaited spiritual sequel to Ultima! Called “Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtue” as an obvious throw back to the Ultima, Lord British presents it a “single player story driven RPG” (albeit with multiplayer elements) in the veins of Ultima… so what could be more exciting to us fans ? Like many other industry legends, he’s using crowdfunding through Kickstarter to fund his project, [...]
Our talented composer, Panu "Grotto Dragon" Aaltio, has been recognized by the International Film Music Critics Association for his work on Metsän Tarina.