developer: Matrix Games/Slitherine
publisher: Black Bean Games
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: local network, players: 1-2
THE HISTORY CHANNEL Great Battles of Rome is an action packed battle game. Its main features focus is on a Generals preparations for War through careful planning and tactical awareness. Once combat is joined a combination of nerve and quick thinking is necessary to defeat the enemy. The game is steeped in historical atmosphere and immediately immerses the player in the ancient Roman world. The intuitive user interface allows the player complete control throughout the game giving him the ability to react to any battle situation both at pre battle deployment and later when the action begins.
Merging dramatic TV footage from The History Channel with the games epic battles, will allow players to immerse themselves in history, whilst still enjoying exciting gameplay in a style never before seen on the console. The History Channel and Slitherine will collaborate in respect of research and historical accuracy through their teams of experts both in the US and Europe.
THE HISTORY CHANNEL Great Battles of Rome is a joint project between Slitherine, The History Channel, Atomic Planet Entertainment and Black Bean.
* Re-Live over 100 of the most famous battles from Roman history.
* Command over 20 unique and authentic units types
* Customize the look of every unit and assign over 100 skills
* View nearly 30 movies built from original TV documentary footage from The History Channel.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Pentium 4 2.2 GHz, 512 MB RAM, graphic card 128 MB (GeForce FX 5700 or better), 750 MB HDD, Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Sony PlayStation 2
Uses: memory card 8 MB
Uses: memory card 32 MB