HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval released!

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Offline Lord Zimoa

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HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval released!
« on: October 09, 2009, 10:11:53 AM »
This may come as a surprise but today HISTORY Great Battles Medieval has released! You can download and get playing now. It has been decided to release the PC digital download before the holidays. 
The PC, Sony Playstation 3 and Microsoft XBOX 360 retail versions are still scheduled for Q1 2010.

You can buy HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval here: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval page

The game is developed and published by Slitherine, here at the Lordz Games Studio we designed, balanced and produced the singleplayer and multiplayer battles, scenario`s, campaigns and maps, the movies, music and soundeffects.

The game also includes a unique ranking system. If you register your game all games you play can be reported to the server, even single player. This lets you compare your progress to other players around the world. The rankings system can be seen at: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval ladder
 



Overview

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.

    Features
    * Advanced graphics engine optimized for the capabilities of each platform
    * Free form quest map that allows players to decide when and where to fight within a historical framework
    * 70 Medieval battles, including 26 historical encounters from the Hundred Years war (like the well-known siege of Orléans or the Battle of Crécy)
    * Weapons and shields are added to each unit by the player, giving an almost infinite number of equipment combinations
    * Over 100 unique skills to customize your squads.
    * 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 40 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.















Have fun and enjoy the game!


Cheers,

Tim aka LZ

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Re: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval released!
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2009, 01:22:53 PM »
Here some screenshots:

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Re: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval released!
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2009, 01:26:27 PM »
Some more:


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Re: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval released!
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2009, 05:08:25 PM »
Got my butt kicked by some English...


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Re: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval released!
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2009, 05:31:59 PM »
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Re: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval released!
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2009, 05:35:59 PM »
Last. Totally got whipped from the map by the AI..on normal difficulty level..I`m a disgrace for this company...