In 2001, Max Payne arrived to set the benchmark for action gaming, earning countless awards and revolutionizing the genre with cinematic combat sequences fuelled by the groundbreaking use of slow motion and compulsive narrative-driven gameplay. Now, working together with Rockstar Games' New York-based production team, Remedy has combined Max Payne's hallmark gameplay with all new innovations and unmatched production values (thanks Shacknews).
Since ancient times the World was protected from Chaos by Magical Crystal, which was placed somewhere in the center of the World. Only inside its safe aura there could live Humans, Elves and Dwarves. But once upon a time peace among those races was broken and huge hordes of undead and other hostile creatures began their horrible invasion inside the World. To restore peace and prevent chaos your character, the graduate of the Imperial Battle Mage School, starts searching for the powerful and mysterious artifact.
Empires: Dawn of the Modern World represents the only truly global RTS where players control unique civilizations across a timeline that spans from the Middle Ages to the modern era. Gamers lead their nation's economic growth and military campaigns in their effort to dominate the world. Each civilization has its own historically accurate units and abilities to be used as players command battles over land, sea and air. From a cavalry charge to a surprise air strike, gamers will know what it truly means to rule one of the world's greatest empires.