developer: Haemimont Games
publisher: Kalypso Media
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet
game language: English
game release date for PC:
Imperium Romanum was the first top ten title of Kalypso and we are very proud to have entered a longterm agreement with Haemimont Games. The studio is one of the most professional developers in Europe and we are sure to further the brand by releasing the sequel next year., says Simon Hellwig, Managing Director of Kalypso Media GmbH.
Imperium Romanum II, the sequel of the hit strategy game Imperium Romanum is a city-building game for PC. The player takes the role of a Roman patrician, a nobleman, who has just started his political career. His ultimate goal is to become the Governor of Rome.
Throughout the game the player can develop his game character by gaining
favor with various historical figures such as Julius Caesar, Pompey and Octavian. The benefits provided by these relations are carried over not only for the rest of the campaign but also in free-build maps and multiplayer scenarios.
Imperium Romanum II features completely new graphics, new buildings and environments, a new and improved economic system, an improved battle system and a comprehensive multiplayer mode.
With a lot of gameplay changes, new graphics and features Imperium 2 will even be more successful than itís prequel., says Stefan Marcinek, Managing Director of Kalypso Media GmbH and adds Imperium Romanum II will be the first of many top ten hits for us in 2009!.
Imperium Romanum II is scheduled for an release in March 2009.
Persistent Player Character - benefits gained from completed quests are persistent and can be used on any mission, including campaign, free-play and multiplayer
Campaign that features 20 maps of historical cities and locations
Patrons - more than 20 historical figures that offer additional objectives to the player
Over 60 buildings & 50 units
Ships and Islands
New and Improved Economics
Multiplayer - cooperative and competitive mode
Enhanced battle system with standard RTS control of the squads
Grand Monuments such as the Coliseum, Circus Maximus and the Pantheon
City States - famine, siege, riots, etc.
Disasters - random disasters such as plagues, fires and earthquakes. All such disasters will be visualized
Game score 7.06 / 10 calculated out of 223 players' votes.
Expectations before the premiere: 9.3 / 10 calculated out of 13 players' votes.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2.13 GHz, 1 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 6800 or better), 1.5 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista