Matrix Games announces
they will publish Armada 2526
, Ntronium Games'
upcoming "spiritual successor" to Armada 2525, a space opera game released in
1991 (in case you thought the title was designed to avoid litigation from Zager
and Evans). The Armada
has details on the game and a link to a first trailer on
. Matrix Games
says they are "particularly excited to be working with founder and director of
Ntronium Games, R.T. Smith. Mr. Smith has been creating strategy games for more
than 20 years, including the original 4x space classic Armada 2525. Most
recently he was the project director and lead designer for Medieval 2: Total
War, having earlier served as designer and programmer on the previous Total War
games." Here's word on the game:
Armada 2526 continues the great tradition
of space opera games. You guide your race from its first interstellar journeys.
until it becomes a mighty galactic empire. Along the way, you'll explore the
galaxy, conduct research, diplomacy and trade, found new colonies, maneuver
mighty star fleets, and fight epic battles.
Although the game is complex, and the possible strategies endless, powerful help
and advisor features, help you get up to speed quickly. Unlike many games in
this genre, Armada 2526 focuses on providing a game that can be finished in a
reasonable time, and emphasizes battle and strategy over economic
It will be available for PC running Windows 7, Vista or XP