Raid: Shadow Legends is a free RPG initially launched for cell by Plarium Video games in 2018 and ported to PC in early 2020. Its graphics are fairly respectable, however its advertising and marketing is a unique matter: it is ubiquitous on-line. Advert campaigns and influencer connections resulted in sufficient memes to warrant a Know Your Meme web page of their very own.
There are more likely to be extra memes within the close to future as Plarium introduced immediately that Tyler “Ninja” Blevins shall be a playable character within the sport beginning July 16.
“Ninja is an amazing addition to our champions not only because of its positive impact on the game industry – it has its own unique abilities and special attacks that will be an incredible addition to any gamer’s roster,” stated Plarium vice chairman of promoting, Noam Stated stated . “Ninja will take his fans with him as he explores RAID with his new character in a series of exciting live streams.”
I took a fast go searching Twitch and Google, and so far as I can inform, Ninja has by no means performed (or not less than by no means streamed) Raid: Shadow Legends earlier than. Nonetheless, he’s “very excited to introduce RAID fans to my champion, who was designed to look like I always imagined in an RPG,” he stated. “As my fans know, I love the RPG genre and to see myself as a fantasy character with my own special skills and attributes is great!”
The announcement features a few footage of Ninja’s character, and I’ve to say they’re somewhat complicated. The katana and bow give it a vaguely (however appropriately) ninja-like look, however it additionally has a wing – an actual, feathered, scale wing. That in itself is not significantly unusual in a fantasy sport, however the unusual factor is that just one wing sprouts from his proper shoulder blade. There may be completely nothing left. What the hell is he speculated to do with floating three toes above the bottom and distracting enemies by frantically flying round in circles?
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Ninja will reveal extra about his character, together with design influences, stats, and distinctive particular skills, throughout a Twitch livestream on July nineteenth. Hopefully he’ll inform us about the entire wing enterprise too.
Ninja’s character shall be free to all gamers, however just for three months – after which it would now not be out there, though anybody who claims ninja will hold it eternally. To obtain yours, you could log into the sport for seven days through the three month interval – seven days would not have to be consecutive – beginning on July 16.
If you would like to strive Raid: Shadow Legends to see what all of the fuss is about, it is out there from the Microsoft Retailer or plarium.com. Should you actually simply wish to see what ninja will appear like within the sport, try some footage beneath.