Colorado Springs , CO , April 7 th, 2011– Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com), Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com), and Bloober Team ( www.blooberteam.com) are proud to announce that the critically acclaimed mobile strategy game, HISTORY™ Egypt Engineering an Empire, is headed to the iPad! Now owners of Apple’s popular tablet device can enjoy what is being called by critics as“a must buy” and“a great game for gamers who wish to step into the world of strategy gaming.”
Iain McNeil, Development Director at Slitherine, said,“We are proud to bring such an accessible and addicting strategy game to a new audience. Now gamers with a penchant for conquering the ancient world can even do so on the go!”
About HISTORY™ Egypt Engineering an Empire
HISTORY™ Egypt Engineering an Empire allows players to build their own empire from its foundations to the height of its power. Acting as the leader of a territory from the Egyptian Empire, players manage all aspects of its rise, from economic growth to political power, the development of armies, and expansion into other regions by war and diplomacy.
Empires are controlled from three main views: the Campaign Map shows the entire game world, including mountains, forests, coastlines, oceans, rivers, cites, and armies. The City Map gives players an overview of the structure and role of a city within the empire, and provides a basis for economic decisions. The Battle Map is to be used when diplomacy has run its course or when a city is being attacked, resulting in turn-based combat.
The game is graphically rich with fast paced addictive gameplay. It is ideal for newcomers to the turn based strategy game genre.
Get more information on of HISTORY™ Egypt Engineering an Empire from its official product page.
ABOUT SLITHERINE LTD. AND MATRIX GAMES LTD.
Slitherine Ltd. and Matrix Games Ltd. are the world’s leading video games producers and publishers of historical and strategy titles. Since 2000, both brands have published literally hundreds of games with many award-winning titles in their portfolio spanning all digital and console platforms. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, and board gaming and work with a wide array of key licensing partners such as HISTORY™, MILITARY HISTORY™, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Casemate Publishing and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. The two companies merged in May 2010 and formed the world’s largest organization specializing in this niche but important market sector. Slitherine’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in this expanding industry sector.