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'Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 7:10 p.m. PDT

Sierra Entertainment today announced that Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest has shipped to retail stores in North America. Developed by Mad Doc Software, Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest is the official expansion pack for's 2001 "PC Game of the Year," Empire Earth. The real-time strategy game has sold over one million copies worldwide.

The Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest game is rated "T" for teen audiences by the Entertainment Software Rating Board, and carries a suggested retail price of $29.99. A retail copy of Empire Earth is required to run Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest. More information about the game can be found here.

The Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest game includes three new single-player campaigns set in ancient Rome, the Pacific Theater of World War II, and Asia in the 22nd century. In addition, each of the 21 pre-designed civilizations in the game gains a unique special power, building, or unit. Examples include: the Kingdom of Italy's Metallurgy power, which allows them to pay building costs with gold or iron interchangeably; Great Britain's S.A.S. unit will be able to plant demolitions and swim across water; and the United States' market building will allow that civilization to trade abundant resources for scarce ones.

The Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest game will also feature significant new multiplayer functionality. The multiplayer improvements will further enhance Empire Earth's wide array of online game play options, and give more flexibility to gamers competing via the Internet. These enhancements will also be available as a free download to Empire Earth owners.

In the Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest game, gamers can become the greatest conqueror of all time by creating, building, and leading a civilization to transcend the ages - from the discovery of fire, to flight, to the next frontier: space.

From Prehistory to the Space Age of the 22nd Century, Empire Earth serves up gaming on an epic scale. Empire Earth and Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest cover over 500,000 years of human history, from the discovery of fire to the laser battles of the future. Each player takes control of a fledgling civilization and strives to forge the greatest of all empires.

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