Dawn of Discovery: Venice

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release Date: Feb. 25, 2010

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'Dawn of Discovery: Venice' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:14 a.m. PST

Dawn of Discovery: Venice will combine the signature gameplay mechanics of the series and the richness of the Venetian culture with an all-new online multiplayer mode.

Experience the combination of city building, commerce, discovery, diplomacy and combat. Create your own nation with a unique blend of simulation and real-time strategy. Journey across the globe to explore, trade and learn technologies to expand your empire and to make your own history. With its extensive and immersive campaign, Dawn of Discovery guarantees never-ending gaming fun for
novices and experts alike.

Dawn of Discovery: Venice will combine the signature gameplay mechanics of the series and the richness of the Venetian culture with an all-new online multiplayer mode. In addition, Ubisoft announced Dawn of Discovery: Gold Edition, which will include the original Dawn of Discovery and the Dawn of Discovery: Venice add-on.

"With Dawn of Discovery: Venice, we are proud to bring a whole new dimension to gamers by letting them experience new multiplayer challenges online with their friends” said Adam Novickas, director of marketing for Ubisoft. "We are confident that this add-on will please long-time fans of the series as well as newcomers to the franchise.”

Dawn of Discovery: Venice Key Features

  • New Venetian setting: The rich Dawn of Discovery environment is complemented with a new Venetian setting offering new possibilities of interaction:
    • Build two new Venetian ship types: the small and big tradesman cog
    • Develop secret cabinets, infiltrate your enemies and sabotage their expansion
  • Multiplayer: Play Dawn of Discovery online in multiplayer mode:
    • Choose to play versus or co-op to defeat the AI by combining your techniques
    • Up to 8 players
  • New Challenges and Quests:
    • Up to 60 new items and 300 new quests with two new types: trading race and ship boarding
    • Discover and exploit a new type of island, the Volcano island
    • New scenarios to face new challenges with new achievements, medals and crests

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