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Empire Of The Ants

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Microïds
Developer: Tower Five
Release Date: 2024

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'Empire Of The Ants' Officially Announced For PC And Consoles, Coming In 2024 - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 24, 2023 @ 12:48 a.m. PST

Based on Bernard Werber’s best-seller, Empire of the Ants will offer a strategic experience close to the iconic books series where you embark on a fantastic journey through the infinitely small and lead your colony to a hopeful horizon.

Powered by Unreal Engine 5, experience immersive adventures and defend your lands through tactical and strategic battles in a microscopic world of epic proportions.

Exploration, strategy, combat skills, but most of all, the local wildlife alliance will be necessary in order to emerge victorious from the many challenges that await you.

Take part in the exodus of a doomed and lost colony

Play as the Ant Savior, whose mission is to lead its "people" and rebuild a home, protect them, make them prosper and conquer new territories through different seasons.

Bernard Werber's novel has captivated millions of readers with its fascinating universe and its reflections on human nature. We are very proud to offer gamers the opportunity to discover this universe from a new perspective, through this video game adaptation. Internationally known for his trilogy Empire of the AntsThe Thanatonauts and more recently The Prophecy of Bees (2021), Bernard Werber has just released his new novel The Diagonal of the Queens.

Elliot Grassiano, COO and co-CEO of Microids comments: “After the release of Empire of the Ants (2001), we kept touch with Bernard and it’s with great pleasure that we are working again with him today. This new partnership allows us to demonstrate once more our editorial strategy spearheaded by talented creators and authors. We are incredibly motivated to offer a truly faithful experience echoing Bernard’s work. The great adventure has just started and we can’t wait to share more..”

Bernard Werber adds: “Today, the technology seems to have reached the milestone we were waiting for in order to deliver a unique experience to my readers and gamers alike.”

Key Features:

  • Take part in an Epic Adventure - Take the role of a brave ant, with a 3rd person view and explore unique abilities that can help you in battle and exploration
  • A 3D Real-Time Strategy game with a progressive difficulty - The game promises an intuitive experience for newcomers, with the presence of tutorials to learn the fundamentals of RTS to help them get used to the game. At the same time, the game will offer a scalable difficulty and adaptable experience for veteran players who will discover new game mechanics as well as advanced strategies and combat skills.
  • Explore gorgeous environments and meet the local wildlife - The game will feature a photo-realistic forest to explore. Meet and encounter other ants and forest dwellers through your adventure and interact with them
  • Photo-realistic - Unreal Engine 5 allows to push the boundaries of the photo-realistic effect on the plants and wildlife
  • Narrative based on the seasons rhythm - The game features a narrative that follows the rhythm of the seasons, the environment and gameplay mechanics will adapt.
  • Diversity of contrast and adaptation - The maps in the game will change based on the time of day (day, night, dawn, and twilight)

Empire Of The Ants will be available for PC (Steam) and consoles in 2024.

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