developer: Matrix Games/Slitherine
publisher: Deep Silver / Koch Media
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet
The History Channel Great Battles of the Middle Ages is a blend of role-playing and turn based strategy set during the Hundred Years War between France and England. It is being developed for PC and next generation console systems.
For more details visit http://www.great-battles.com
Next generation engine with advanced shader effects and lighting.
Free form quest map that allows players to decide when and where to fight within a historical framework.
More than 20 different units all accurately researched and carefully modelled in amazing detail.
Weapons and shields are added to each unit by the player, meaning an almost infinite number of equipment combinations are possible.
Every equipment change changes the appearance of the models. Never before has this kind of customization been possible on such a scale.
Specialise your squads with over 100 unique skills.
Animations and behaviour change to match the equipment you have allocated.
Play as the English under the Black Prince or the French under Joan of Arc.
Historical events effecting game play.
Innovative Battle Card system that gives bonuses and penalties in battle.
The most detailed and realistic medieval combat model ever created.
Special ambush missions.
Story movies created from hundreds of hours of The History Channel's library combined with in game engine footage.
Completely new control and battle system designed to work on console and PC.
Multiplayer over LAN & Internet.
age requirements: 12+
PC / Windows
Recommended: Pentium 4 2 GHz, graphic card 256 MB, 1 GB RAM, Windows XP/Vista