KranХ Productions and Nival announced open beta test for King’s Bounty: Legions, a turn-based social strategy game playable on Facebook. Anyone can play at http://apps.facebook.com/kingsbountylegions/.

Press quotes:

“King’s Bounty: Legions looks as if it will provide the most relevant experience to the mainstream gaming community on Facebook to date. Lacking the aspect of oversimplification which plagues other entries in the social gaming arena, KBL seems to be a true contender for all of our idle time at the office and the home.”  – Destructoid

“For a Facebook ap game, this is a step in the right direction. I am extremely excited to see how well this does when it hits live. With a great combat system, fun game-play, great graphics and social gaming aspects that trump all predecessors King’s Bounty: Legions could just be the next big Facebook game that will more than likely get you a write up at work.Nerd Reactor

“More than any other game I’ve played on the social platform, King’s Bounty: Legions feels like King’s Bounty. You adventure, gather troops, take on quests, and fight practically as you would in other King’s Bounty games. Here are five reasons why you should check it out.”Gamepro