If you haven't been keeping up with Big Huge Games and 38 Studios' upcoming action-RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, don't worry. This video walkthrough will get you up to speed on the game in about 4 minutes.

Ian Frazier, the game's lead designer, walks viewers through the game from the main character's humble beginnings as a reanimated corpse to a triumphant hero. Along the way, you'll get a glimpse at melee combat, magic, crafting, and more. For more information on the game, check out our in-depth preview.