Rise of Nations is a new historical real time strategy game from Big Huge Games’ Brian Reynolds, designer of PC game classics such as Civilization 2 and Alpha Centauri.
In Rise of Nations, you'll create new cities, improve city infrastructures and expand national borders. Conquer foes through military might using everything from sling-shots to cannons to stealth bombers to nuclear weapons; corner the market on key commodities and consolidate power under your rule; wheel and deal across time with history's eminent cultures.
- Cross genre gameplay - Combining pulse-pounding real-time gaming with the epic scope of turn-based strategy games, Rise of Nations gives you a fast and fun experience. The game's epic scope moves throughout the ages, tying together the mysteries of ancient philosophy and the wonders of the world.
- Zooming scale - See enormous swaths of territory at once or zoom to watch one group of citizens or military unit at work. Maintain command of multiple cities and expansive military campaigns while still controlling the progress of individual cities and battles. Clearly defined national borders let you expand territory strategically.
- Multiple victory conditions – Gain dominion through non-military and quasi-military strategies including espionage, diplomacy, technology races and territory expansion. Or, simply obliterate all comers through the raw power of a military conquest.
- Streamlined multiplayer – In the multiplayer mode (up to 8 players), you'll accumulate resources and move through different time periods quickly, reaching the coup de grace in a timely fashion. Victory is just moments away.
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