Toronto – February 22, 2011 – Longbow Games today announced the release of the latest game in their Hegemony series of historical RTS wargames, Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece. Expanding upon last year's PAX 10 finalist Hegemony: Philip of Macedon, the new release adds two new campaigns and an all new diplomacy system plus an open sandbox mode with 26 playable factions and significant gameplay upgrades and refinements. The game is available at www.LongbowGames.com at $29.99 for the complete version or for $9.99 as an upgrade from the original game.
“After spending the last year building a community and talking to fans about what they liked best in the first Hegemony, we're really excited to show off all that we've added for Hegemony Gold,” said Jim McNally, President and Lead Designer of Longbow Games. “Not only do the new features significantly expand the range and depth of the tactics in Hegemony but the new campaigns and sandbox mode exponentially increase the amount of gameplay available.”
About Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece
Conquer the ancient Greek world in Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece, a real-time strategy wargame that expands and refines the award-winning Hegemony: Philip of Macedon with brand new content and features. Experience the full range of warfare from reconnaissance and raids to field battles and mountain blockades as you campaign across a continuous satellite-accurate map of ancient Greece. Siege and starve your enemy by cutting their supply lines or burning their crops, all the while building and protecting your own supply network to support your growing kingdom. Play as Macedonia, Athens, or Sparta in the three historical campaigns, or choose one of the 26 factions in the epic sandbox mode and forge your own empire. With a dynamic new diplomacy system and greatly expanded tactics, Hegemony Gold sets the new standard for ancient warfare.
About Longbow Games
Longbow Games is an independent Toronto based developer and publisher of technically innovative and artistically unique games for the PC. Their newest game, Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece is the latest release in their Hegemony series of historical wargames. For more information, please visit: www.LongbowGames.com
Jim McNally, President and Lead Designer, Longbow Digital Arts Inc., 416 585-2000, email@example.com