Despite hitting possibly the most frustrating bug ever experienced in gaming and having to start from the very beginning, Kingdom Come: Deliverance is one of the best games available on consoles and PC for the right type of person. In this review I’ll explain in detail innovative fighting mechanics, an intriguing storyline, a loveable main character and one bug (which is now fixed) which could have made event the calmest of gamers launch their console out of the window. Welcome to Bohemia…
Firstly let’s start with the basics. Kingdom Come: Deliverance takes place during a war in Bohemia in 1403. Hungarian king Sigismund, orders the desecration of a small mining village called Skalitz. One of the survivors of that massacre is Henry, the son of a blacksmith. Henry takes part in a massive revenge mission to rise him from beggar commoner to fearless Knight and in doing so joins the service of Lord Radzig Kobyla, who leads a resistance movement against Sigismund’s invasion. During Henry’s quest for revenge you end up meeting lots and lots of colourful characters as well as embarking on multiple side missions along the way. There’s so much to do and to explore on the moderately sized world map, that you can often get side-tracked doing other things away from the main mission, which is very typical of an open world RPG.
The storyline aside, you’re very quickly given barely any instructions and must
includes early 15th century period-accurate weapons, clothing, combat techniques, and architecture recreated with the assistance of architects and historians.