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Longbow Digital Arts - Hegemony: Philip of Macedon

Strategy wargame to arrive on Steam this Friday at $19.99.

TORONTO - Longbow Games, one of the few selected for this year's PAX 10 showcase winners, is proud to announce that their strategy wargame, Hegemony: Philip of Macedon, will be coming to Steam this Friday, November 5th, 2010.  In addition, they have lowered the price to only $19.99.

"As an independent developer, it's always a struggle to gain the attention of your audience," said Jim McNally, president of Longbow Games.  "We're very excited to be launching Hegemony: Philip of Macedon on Steam, where we can share our game with a much wider audience."

Longbow Games is currently working on their next title, Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece, which will soon be in beta testing.  Customers of Hegemony: Philip of Macedon can help test the new game for free at www.LongbowGames.com.

About Hegemony: Philip of Macedon

Hegemony: Philip of Macedon lets you conquer the ancient Greek world in this PC RTS war game that follows the rise of Philip of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great. Players campaign across a continuous satellite-accurate map of ancient Greece encountering the full range of warfare from reconnaissance to raids to field battles to mountain blockades. The game also features:

Innovative supply system - Siege and starve the enemy by cutting their supply lines or burning their crops, all the while building and protecting your own supply network to support your growing empire. Steeped in history - In-game pedia and 100+ historical objectives recreate the rise of the Macedonian empire. Detailed and stylized world and map - Transition smoothly between the detailed 3D world and the stylized board-game map while maintaining complete control over your empire. Subjugate your enemy - Chase down and capture routed enemy units to create slave gangs to work your mines or build your forts. But don't leave them unguarded or they could rebel and wreak havoc in your empire's heartland! Conquer the seas - Build a fleet of triremes to protect your coastlines, raid enemy merchants, or drop an army at your enemy's back door. About Longbow Games

Longbow Games is a Toronto based developer and self-publisher dedicated to technically innovative and artistically unique games for the PC. Their latest series, Hegemony, signals a change in direction for the company as they explore new frontiers in the RTS genre. For more information, please visit www.LongbowGames.com.

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Jim McNally, President and Lead Designer, Longbow Digital Arts Inc., 416 585-2000, jmcnally@longbowgames.com

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