developer: The Lordz Games Studio
publisher: Matrix Games/Slitherine
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: E-mail
Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon for PC and iOS is turn-based war strategy production set in the universe of the popular tabletop wargame. It was developed by Slitherine.
The story campaign spans over 35 missions and five extra tutorial scenarios. The plot is non-linear to some extent and your actions can alter it, sending you on alternative maps. The story is focused on a war between two factions. The first one consists of the allied forces of the Space Marines of the Ultramarines, Blood Angels and Salamanders orders, and the Armageddon Steel legion of the Imperial Guard. The other side of the conflict are the armies of the orcs led by Ghazghkull Thrak. During the campaign, you can paly through the whole war of the planet Armageddon, from the landing of the greenskins to the final victory of the Empire.
Warhammer 40,000 for PC and iOS features over 100 kinds of units, each with its own set of abilities and skills, described in twenty factors. The developers created a complex strategy-based combat system, taking into account such elements as land relief, weather conditions, and the soldiers' morale. The game also features some RPG elementsóbetween the battle, you can develop your characters' skills and upgrade their equipment. Another feature is a set of modding tools, allowing creation of your own missions.
You cannot lead an orc army in the story campaign, but it is an option in the multiplayer mode. The online matches take place on separate maps, created specially for the player-vs-player mode.
age requirements: 12+
PC / Windows
Minimum: Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz/AMD Athlon XP 1.8 GHz, 1 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB GeForce 8800 GT/Radeon 3850 or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Requirements (iOS): iPad