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King Arthur

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Eastway Media
Developer: Neocore Games
Release Date: Nov. 24, 2009

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'King Arthur' DLC Expansions To Add Units, Abilities, Quests And New Campaign Structure

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. PST

King Arthur is a turn-based empire-building strategy game set in a medieval, mystical Britain where you will play the role of legendary Arthur, the Once and Future King. You build Camelot, enlist the Knights of the Round Table, unite the country and ultimately challenge the powers threatening the essence of all their previous endeavors.

King Arthur is an empire-building strategy game set in a medieval, mystical Britain where you will play the role of legendary Arthur, the Once and Future King. You build Camelot, enlist the Knights of the Round Table, unite the country and ultimately challenge the powers threatening the essence of all their previous endeavors. You choose their own path, be it the way of virtuous glory, the might of the Sidhe or your wish to succumb to the dark powers.

Lead hundreds of brave warriors on the magnificent battlefields of Britannia! King Arthur incorporates strategy as its most important element and offers such long-term game experience that makes the overall enjoyment similar to that provided by empire building strategies. Arthur's main objective is to conquer all 40 provinces of Britain, build grandiose medieval cities and unite the kingdom with his Knights of the Round Table. These heroes can be assigned to adventures, they participate in battles as unique units and they indirectly influence the life of the provinces.

Britannia was reborn but suddenly it is threatened by a great war. There are some powerful rulers who also want to conquer the realm and don't believe or care that King Arthur might be the Once and Future King. They are dangerous rivals: the warlord-king of Wales, the monster-slaying Saxons and all the savage tribes of the north who gather around the flag of Morgawse, the Witch Queen of Orkney.

Both the Saxon and the Welsh expansions (due in March and April 2010) will contain brand new units, heroes and hero abilities as well as completely new objectives and lots of never seen quests.

 

What’s even more important, they’ll include a new economic system redesigned for a totally new campaign structure, where you’ll be able to play in sandbox mode being either the Christian king or the monarch following the ways of the Old Faith. The expansions will have a complex diplomatic system, campaign winning conditions that can be set by the player and an absolutely free, non-story-based gameplay.

Features

  • Single player (story-based) campaign with 6 dynamically changing episodes
  • Open-ended campaign with opposite factions
  • Strong storyline
  • Turn-based empire building on a 3D map
  • Thousands of soldiers in real-time epic battles
  • Dozens of different unit types with unique appearance
  • LAN and On-line multiplayer: Tactical fight on various battlemaps

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