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CDV Sponsors Weekly History Channel Quiz

by Rainier on July 25, 2006 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT

The History Channel and CDV USA have partnered through The History Channel website to offer history buffs a chance to win Roman treasures. CDV is awarding winners with a copy of its city building and management simulation game Glory of the Roman Empire, in addition to a DVD of The History Channel's Rome: Engineering an Empire special.

Incorporating state-of-the-art CGI technology, Rome: Engineering an Empire chronicles the rich history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Caesar in 44 B.C. to its eventual fall around 537 AD, detailing the remarkable works of architecture and technology in between that helped create Rome’s indelible mark on the world.

In Glory of the Roman Empire, players will enter the wondrous age of the Roman Empire and use their city building skills to create cities that would humble even Rome itself. In campaign mode, players use careful planning and governing in order to become the empire's most respected governor. Or they can go online in Challenge mode to best players across the Internet and determine who can build an empire to stand the test of time. Glory of the Roman Empire is an easy to learn, yet difficult to master city building and management simulation that will challenge players in an historically authentic settings, while lush graphics immerse the player in the culture of the ancient Roman empire.

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