Stray Fawn Studio, an independent game development company known for creating The Wandering Village, has unveiled the second game in their newly established publishing lineup.
Airborne Empire, a city-building game that allows players to construct, safeguard, and explore the skies, will launch on Steam Early Access in 2024.
Back in March 2023, Stray Fawn Studio announced the formation of its indie publishing label, Stray Fawn Publishing. Alongside this announcement, they introduced their first partnered game, Earth of Oryn, which has garnered over 30,000 wishlists since the collaboration was revealed.
With Airborne Empire, a visually stunning city-builder developed by The Wandering Band, Stray Fawn Publishing is adding another captivating title to its portfolio.
What is Airborne Empire?
Airborne Empire, the highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed airborne city builder Airborne Kingdom, was recently unveiled during the GLITCH Future of Play Direct showcase at Summer Game Fest.
In Airborne Empire, players will construct, manage, and expand their own distinctive city in the skies. They navigate through a vast and diverse open world, brimming with new perils, exotic marvels, and numerous hidden treasures.
While the distinctive mechanics of lift, balance, and propulsion from the previous game make a return, a new threat emerges in the form of pirates, disrupting the tranquility of the city.
Players must defend their residents and the kingdoms below from destructive pirate attacks. It takes resourceful and courageous leaders to cultivate and safeguard their homes, locate and eliminate enemy strongholds, and ultimately reunite the factions of this world.
How’s Airborne Empire world?
Throughout their exploration of various biomes, players find themselves immersed in an open world teeming with vibrant characters, dialogue options, side quests, and forgotten wonders.
By assisting the inhabitants below, players gain knowledge that enables the development of new technologies, such as advanced lift systems, propulsion methods, and morale-boosting structures.
They also unlock superior defensive and offensive tools to combat the pirate menace. Researching, upgrading, and enhancing defense towers, cannons, and attack planes with the discoveries found in the world’s nooks and crannies are essential steps.
If players can overcome the challenges encountered on this journey, they will emerge as leaders of a sprawling sky city, possessing the strength to fend off any impending threats.
This city shall become the capital of a legendary and harmonious empire known as the Airborne Empire, reestablished under their leadership. In 2024, players can embark on this grand adventure and commence their epic journey.