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King's Quest reboot concludes this month

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Publisher Activision may not be offering much marketing support to The Odd Gentlemen's episodic King's Quest reboot—the website (opens in new tab) hasn't even been updated since the release of the second chapter—but at least it's letting the developer finish it off. The fifth chapter of the pretty well-received adventure series releases in a couple of weeks, a mere month after the last one came out. 

Chapter 5: The Good Knight releases on October 25, and once again the setup is that an elderly King Graham is having flashbacks to his younger adventuring days. This time, however, he's not that much younger, with Sierra (Activision's zombie subsidiary) noting in the press release that Graham is "now an old man even in flashbacks, preparing to go on one last adventure for the kingdom he loves. But as his health deteriorates, can Graham’s memories still be trusted?"

There's a 'Complete Collection' of King's Quest available on Steam, which will add an extra epilogue chapter that will hopefully be made available separately to people who bought individual episodes, or the season pass.

There's no trailer for Chapter 5 yet, so here's the launch trailer for Chapter 4: Snow Place Like Home.

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.