Nations Rise of Legends Gets Gold-Plating
is the press release with word
that Big Huge Games' RTS follow-up is complete, at least of European
territories, though its in-store date is still a month off:
The epic battle between technology and magic is about to
begin – "Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends" for Windows has gone gold and is
in position to ambush UK retail stores on 26th May.
"Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends" morphs the real-time strategy (RTS) genre
into the fantasy space, allowing gamers to rampage through towering cities,
flame-swept deserts and brutal ice plains in battles filled with mystic
creatures, fantastic machines and stunning acts of magic.
The RTS gameplay of "Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends" has been improved for a
more rewarding experience – gamers have the choice of drawing out battles
for multiple hours for the classic RTS feel or focusing on shorter, 20-minute,
As the second installment of the "Rise of Nations" franchise, "Rise of Legends"
also extends the gaming experience using a 3-D engine with dynamic lighting,
deformable terrain, destructible buildings, ground-rattling earthquakes and
massive armies locked in enormous strategic battles. "Rise of Nations: Rise of
Legends" combines cutting-edge, industry-leading technology with awe-inspiring
art design to create environments unlike anything ever seen.
Developed by Big Huge Games, "Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends" continues the
innovative gameplay tradition established by the critically acclaimed and
best-selling, "Rise of Nations," the best-selling RTS released in 2003 that
garnered numerous Game of the Year awards, including GameSpot's Best PC Game of
In addition to being able to lead vast fantasy armies into strategic battles,
"Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends" introduces a host of gameplay innovations
that are unique to the RTS genre. Additionally, the popular Conquer the World (CTW)
Campaign returns with fresh concepts that make each strategic decision critical
to eventual victory over a constantly adapting enemy. The revamped and improved
CTW Campaign immerses players in a land of magical armies and never before seen
technologies in an epic battle to save the world against an ominous evil