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  Tabletop roguelike, For The King Available Now At Retail On PS4 and Nintendo Switch.
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Friday, 24th May 2019, Manchester, UK. – Merge Games along with Indie Game Publisher of the Year, Curve Digital are delighted to announce the strategic RPG from IronOak Games, For The King, is available now in EU retail stores on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch (coming to US retail May 28th).

Not only that but For The King Signature Edition is also available right now!  

The Signature Edition of For The King includes:

  • Full region-free game
  • Original soundtrack
  • Numbered certificate
  • Player guide
  • Shield keyring
  • Axe enamel pin
  • Chaos enamel pin
For The King is a strategic RPG that blends tabletop and roguelike elements in a challenging adventure that spans the realms. Set off on a single player experience or play cooperatively both online and locally. None before you have returned from their journey. Will you put an end to the Chaos?

For The King is a challenging blend of strategy, turn-based combat, and roguelike elements. Each playthrough is unique with procedural maps, quests, and events. Explore Fahrul in either single player, local, or online co-op.

Just remember adventurer, you do this not for riches or fame but for your village, for your realm,  For The King!


  • Fight and die as a party in fast paced and brutal turn-based combat using a unique slot system for attacks and special abilities.
  • Every playthrough is made unique with procedurally generated maps, quests, loot and events for you to tackle.
  • Play either single player, local co-operative play, or online co-operative play. Choose to split your party up and cover more ground, or stick together for protection!
  • For The King for console features all previously released expansion content including Dungeon Crawl, Frozen Expanse Adventure, Gold Rush Un-Cooperative Mode, Into The Deep and more! 
For The King Standard Edition is available now in EU retail stores and releasing 28th May in US retail and is priced at £29.99/ $34.99/ €34.99 (Nintendo Switch) and £19.99/ $29.99/ €24.99 (PS4). For The King Signature Edition is available now and priced at £39.99/ $49.99/ €49.99 (Nintendo Switch) and £34.99/ $44.99/ €44.99 (PS4). 

For more information please contact: Ross Griffith ([email protected]) or Alice Brown ([email protected]). 


About IronOak Games

IronOak Games was founded in early January 2015 by 3 industry veterans with the purpose of creating For The King. Game designer, Colby Young, had previously been working on a personal boardgame called the Black Gate. After numerous years and countless playthroughs, Colby decided to bring the board game to life in the digital realm. Gordon Moran and David Lam quickly joined the team at which point IronOak Games was formed, and For The King was born. For more information please see:

About Curve Digital

Curve Digital is a leading publisher of games on PC and consoles. Since 2013, the company has been working with some of the world’s best game developers to help bring their games to the broadest possible global audience, from indie hits like Dear Esther to the likes of the multi-million-selling Human: Fall Flat. For more information, please visit:

About Signature Edition 

Signature Edition Games offers premium-quality physical games for collectors at an affordable price point. Our games come specially boxed with exclusive content and are carefully packaged and speedily shipped around the world. Our games are housed in a sturdy “Sierra” box with foam insert to ensure the Signature Edition arrives safely! To see the store, please visit:

About Merge Games

Merge Games is an independent video game publisher and distributor based in Manchester, UK. The company publishes and distributes interactive software worldwide for personal computers and video games consoles. Merge Games also specialises in publishing collectable games for retail via its Signature Edition brand and worldwide digital distribution for independent developers. More information about Merge Games products can be found at