The first gameplay trailer for Age of Wonders III, the third installment in the Age of Wonders franchise, currently in development at Dutch studio Triumph, the developer of the first two games in the series, which went on to make the Overlord games, has just been released the developer informed us. The video introduces us the Theocrat class, and shows a High Elf named Avulas who starts a holy war to cleanse the lands of evil.

Age of WondersIII will mark a modern re-imagining of the series, where players join a clash of kings, queens and dark lords for the spoils of an ancient paradise and will introduce unique RPG-inspired classes and specializations. Gamers will be able to craft empires of their own design, develop unique strategies and play styles.

Age of Wonders III has an estimated late 2013 release date on PC. It will be published through digital distribution and brought to retail stores in selected territories.