and Cryptic Studio
have released the first trailer and screenshots
, a new online role-playing game based on Wizards of the Coast
's global property Dungeons & Dragons and the beloved city of Neverwinter. In Neverwinter, players choose to become one of five classic D&D classes and team up with friends or computer-controlled allies to form five-person co-op groups. Players also create their own storylines and quests utilizing an extremely user-friendly content generation system, tentatively codenamed Forge. Neverwinter for PC is scheduled to release in Q4 2011 and is part of a multi-platform event, including a book trilogy from New York Times best-selling author R. A. Salvatore and a tabletop role-playing game from Wizards of the Coast.