Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms Update Adds Tutorial and Prologue

A new update for the Early Access build of Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms has been released, and it's particularly noteworthy given it adds both a prologue chapter and a tutorial to the game. Some more details and a somewhat perfunctory changelog, directly from BitComposer:

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms Massive Update Adds Prologue and Tutorial

Eschborn -7 October, 2014 - bitComposer Games and Games Farm today are releasing an extensive update for the PC action RPG Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms, adding a prologue to the game, as well as numerous new features and improvements. Players of the Early Access version can now play through a tutorial, introducing the game's basic features, that reveals the back story.

Those familiar with Kult, the predecessor to Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms, will meet an old friend: Carissa, who is joining as a new playable character. Carissa Cantrecht is a former member of the secret society Penta Nera, and a skilled melee fighter, who finishes off enemies with her sword and shield.

All new features and changes at a glance
  • Introduction of prologue and tutorial
  • New playable character - Carissa Cantrecht
  • New abilities and effects
  • Improved, challenging combat
  • Configurable controls
  • Improved menus and user interface
  • New recipes and a menu book for crafting added
  • Enemies now respawn on most maps
  • RPG system has been balanced
  • Additional graphical effects
  • Improved performance
  • Numerous bug fixes and improvements