Reigns casts the player as the newly ascendant monarch of a medieval fantasy kingdom. Each year of their rule is represented by a single, momentous decision which must be accepted or rejected, affecting the mood of four different groups in the kingdom: The Church, the Military, the People, and the Merchants. These groups are fickle; if one of their meters maxes or bottoms out, then the monarch is deposed and a new one takes the reins of the kingdom. But there is a dark secret the kingdom does not know: The player has made a deal with the devil, and their rule is unending…

A popular mobile game which was recently ported to Switch, you can watch Andrew (@playcritically) play the first hour in the embedded video below.