The Bard’s Tale
The Bard’s Tale is an activity pretending game created and published by inXile Entertainment in 2004 and was distributed by Vivendi Universal Games in North America and Ubisoft in Europe (The game was initially going to be distributed by Acclaim Entertainment there, until they sought financial protection). The game was showcased as a humorous spoof of fantasy pretending computer games. It is neither a revamp nor a sequel to Interplay Productions’ Tales of the Unknown, Volume I: The Bard’s Tale (1985).
The Bard’s Tale was released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox in October 2004. It was released for Microsoft Windows in June 2005. The game was re-released on Steam in December 2009. A universal iOS version was released in December 2011 for iPhone and iPad alongside the Android version. The BlackBerry PlayBook version was released in September 2012. In June 2013, the game was also ported to Ouya with full regulator support.