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Empires: Dawn of the Modern World

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Genre: Strategy


'Empires: Dawn of the Modern World' Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 21, 2003 @ 6:32 a.m. PST

"Empires: Dawn of the Modern World spans more than 1000 years of history and offers players an unequaled mix of unique units, special abilities and epic combat," said Larry Goldberg, executive vice president of Activision Worldwide Studios. "Fighting by air, land and sea, players will have their strategic skills put to the test as they attempt to conquer enemy civilizations in one of the most realistic and deep gaming experiences of all time."

Empires: Dawn of the Modern World is unmatched in its depth and attention to historical detail. "It's like no other historical RTS game that's ever been done before," said Lead Designer and Stainless Steel Studios' President, Rick Goodman. "Players will be able to build up massive empires by utilizing each civilization's totally unique and distinct historical abilities, battlefield weapons and special technologies. The differentiation between these historically-based civilizations is really unprecedented."

Stainless Steel Studios, Inc., founded by Rick Goodman in 1997 and based in Cambridge, Massachusetts previously developed the award-winning title, Empire Earth(TM), which was released in November 2001. Prior to founding SSSI, Rick was the co-founder of Ensemble Studios and lead designer for Microsoft's award-winning Age of EmpiresĀ®.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted revenues of $786 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002.

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