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Assassin's Creed: Odyssey
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey

RPG 05 October 2018

The new entry in the bestselling open-world action game series developed by Ubisoft. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey takes the players on a journey to ancient Greece. The players assume the role of one of the titular Assassins.

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Assassin's Creed Origins
Assassin's Creed Origins

Action 27 October 2017

The seventh major installment in the Ubisoft's best-selling action game series. Plotwise, Assassin's Creed: Empire is a sort of prequel to the entire series, taking players so far back in time as none other installment did - to the ancient Egypt, long before the two opposing orders of Assassins and Templars were founded. Players play the part of a slave, a distant ancestor to Altair - the protagonist of the first Assassin's Creed.

PCXONEPS4

Total War: Attila
Total War: Attila

Strategy 17 February 2015

Another chapter in the Total War large-scale strategy game series, created and developed by the Creative Assembly studio. After a couple of sequels to the earlier installments in the series (e.g. Medieval, Shogun, and Rome), the developers took on a new great historical figure. The game is set in the late 4th and the early 5th century CE. The Roman Empire is on the brink of collapse, at war with numerous barbaric tribes of the Huns and the Visigoths.

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Total War: Rome II
Total War: Rome II

Strategy 03 September 2013

A grand-scale strategy game developed by British studio Creative Assembly. Total War: Rome II lets players become leaders of the nations of antiquity from the Roman Empire period and struggle for dominance over new territories. Like the past Total War games (e.g. Total War: Shogun 2 and Empire: Total War) gameplay combines turn-based and real-time activities. Your task is to manage you provinces and command armies.

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Stronghold: Warlords
Stronghold: Warlords

Strategy 09 March 2021

Another full-fledged installment of Stronghold, a popular strategy game series developed by FireFly since 2001. As always, the game takes us to medieval times, and allows us to assume the role of a lord with a small castle and a poor village at his command. Our job is to grow the area to become a powerful domain.

PC

Total War: Rome Remastered
Total War: Rome Remastered

Strategy 29 April 2021

Remaster of the 2004 cult classic Rome: Total War, improving and making the game more accessible to new audiences. Once again we take on the role of leader of one of the many available factions, trying to conquer Rome and become Emperor.

PC

Rome: Total War
Rome: Total War

Strategy 22 September 2004

The third installment in the acclaimed Total War strategy game series developed by Creative Assembly. This time, the player is taken to the period during which the Roman Empire is in its prime. The player participates in historical events, such as the Spartacus slave uprising, the Punic Wars, or Julius Caesar's conquest of Gaul. The creators faithfully recreated such historical elements as different military units, machines and technologies the ancient nations depended on.

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Pharaoh: A New Era
Pharaoh: A New Era

Strategy 2023

Remake of the cult city builder strategy game released in 1999. Pharaoh: A New Era includes both the basic version of this game and an add-on Cleopatra: Queen of the Nile. The graphics, soundtrack and interface were refreshed for the game.

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Pharaoh
Pharaoh

Strategy 30 October 1999

A cult economic strategy game created by Impressions Games and published by Sierra Entertainment. Pharaoh takes place in the Nile valley, several hundred years B.C., and spans from the era of the great pyramids to the New Kingdom period. As the pharaoh, the ruler of Egypt, you have to transform local villages into great cities, take care of your people's needs, and make your country the greatest of them all.

PC

Total War: Three Kingdoms
Total War: Three Kingdoms

Strategy 23 May 2019

The twelfth main entry in the Total War series of strategy games. For the first time in history, it takes the players to the ancient China, to the times when the country was split into three rival kingdoms. The title combines traits of classic RTS and turn-based strategy game.

PC

LakeSide
LakeSide

Strategy 2023 (early access since 28 September 2022)

An economic strategy city builder where the action is shown from the side. In LakeSide we develop a picturesque city located on a lake, acquiring resources, constructing various buildings, building magnificent architectural wonders and gradually increasing its population.

PC

Caesar III
Caesar III

Strategy 24 May 1999

Thanks to this game you can taste the taste of power felt by the emperor of the largest empire in human history, climb the ladder of Roman political career and build the most perfect city in the world.

PC

The Settlers IV
The Settlers IV

Strategy 16 February 2001

The fourth part of the saga with small settlers. This time, three races are available to choose from: Romans, Vikings, Mayas. In the game we will also meet representatives of the so-called "Dark Race".

PC

Zeus: Master of Olympus
Zeus: Master of Olympus

Strategy 17 October 2000

Another economic strategy game by Impressions Games, known from e.g. Lords of the Realm and the Caesar series. The production is set in ancient Greece, where you play as a leader of a city, which means, you have not only to develop your domain, but also to care for its citizens and appease the gods overseeing the region.

PC

Total War Saga: Troy
Total War Saga: Troy

Strategy 13 August 2020

The second spin-off of the Total War strategy cycle in which players can take part in a conflict known as the Trojan War. In Total War Saga: Troy we can lead the army of the title city or the Greek army attacking it. The game created by Creative Assembly studio features eight famous heroes, headed by Achilles and Ulysses.

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Age of Empires
Age of Empires

Strategy 30 June 1997

A real time strategy developed by Ensemble Studios. The players take control of one of twelve ancient civilizations, including, among others, Babylon, Egypt, Greece, or Korea, with the task to lead them through four advancement stages spanning across 10 thousand years.

PC

Expeditions: Rome
Expeditions: Rome

RPG 20 January 2022

A tactical RPG with strong strategic elements, being the third part of a series developed since 2013.

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The Settlers III
The Settlers III

Strategy 13 October 1998

Third installment of The Settlers series produced and released by Blue Byte Software. The game, although it belongs to the real time strategy (RTS) genre, is characterized by a very complex economic aspect.

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Builders of Egypt
Builders of Egypt

Strategy 2023

Debut economic strategy of Strategy Labs. Builders of Egypt takes place in ancient Egypt and was inspired by the cult Pharaoh released in 1999 for the PC.

PC

Ryse: Son of Rome
Ryse: Son of Rome

Action 22 November 2013

A dynamic TPP action game developed by Crytek. Its story is present mainly in the form of flashbacks and takes us to ancient Rome, right before its fall. The main hero – centurion Marius Titus – wants to take revenge on barbarians who murdered his family. Ryse: Son of Rome has been developed with Kinect in mind from the very start, allowing players to perform various combinations of attacks through body movement. There is also option of giving out simple voice commands to our soldier.

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Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia
Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia

Action 13 October 2022

Action adventure game with beat'em up elements. In Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia we find ourselves in Hibernia (Ireland), which we have to defend against an invasion from the Romans, while rescuing the golden ram of the local chief.

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Assassin's Creed: Odyssey - The Fate of Atlantis
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey - The Fate of Atlantis

RPG 23 April 2019

The Fate of Atlantis is a second DLC to Assassin's Creed Odyssey. The developers divided the story into several episodes. This expansion takes the players to a mythical city where they not only have to face divine beings, but also discover the secrets of the first civilization.

PCXONEPS4

Assassin's Creed: Jade
Assassin's Creed: Jade

Action TBA

Jade is a mobile installment of the Assassin's Creed series. The game takes us to ancient China and offers a large open world to explore. Players can create their own character for the first time in the brand's history.

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Old World
Old World

Strategy 01 July 2021

A turn-based 4X strategy inspired by the Sid Meier's Civilization series, in which we lead an ancient dynasty and try to make the country ruled by it a world powerhouse. The main designer of Old World is Soren Johnson, who also designed Civilization IV.

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