The last time we heard from Kingdom Under Fire II, it was two years ago and we knew virtually nothing beyond the game's mission statement. Promising a fusion of real-time strategy, action, and MMO gameplay, it seemed like a promising entry, but it seems to have languished in development for quite some time. The developers at Blueside have been working behind the scenes, however, and they've put forth a trailer and a collection of screenshots showcasing the online multiplayer component.

Aside from featuring the time-honored tradition of elven women wearing virtually nothing as armor, there's very little to fault in the trailer -- combat seems dynamic, responsive, and undeniably gorgeous. Although there's no mention of a release date, the beta test is planned for late this year. Take a look at the trailer beneath the cut, and keep your eyes peeled for more news from Kingdom Under Fire II -- hopefully not with a two-year turnaround this time.

This article was originally published on Massively.
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