You won't be able to get your hands on a full version of Korean dev Blueside's Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom until early next year, but a sample of the four-player hack 'n' slash has just been thrown up onto Xbox Live for your post-holiday enjoyment.

Judging from the info and clips we've seen, the game seems to have the Dynasty Warriors feel as some of the other game in the series, this time with more RPG than RTS influences thrown in. Now, you're just 1.2 gigglebytes from finding out if that's a recipe for happiness or disaster. Let us know what you think in the comments.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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