In October 1337 The English and French armies were gathering for what would be the start of the Hundred Years War. Now 673 years later you can take complete control of these massive armies in Slitherine’s brand new gameplay system at the heart of HISTORY TM Great Battles Medieval. From the thunderous charge of the knights to the men-at-arms fighting for their lives in hand-to-hand combat, the game recreates the epic feel of medieval battles, featuring thousands of characters simultaneously.
Today, 1st October, sees the release of the game for Xbox 360 ® , the video game and entertainment system from Microsoft ® , PLAYSTATION ® 3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.
To mark the release Iain McNeil, Development Director at Slitherine, speaks about the challenges behind the creation of a game of this scale and their expertise in accurately re-creating historical battles from back in the Middle Ages. The interview is available from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVBhEg16MF4.
For more information, further interview Q&As, review code or competitions please contact Rob Noble, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07802848166.
Please download the press kit from http://xploder.net/ftp/HISTORY_Great_Battle_Medieval.zip.
Slitherine is a privately funded and independent UK publisher. Slitherine is dedicated to bringing highly playable and approachable strategy games to the mass market with specific dedication to history of all ages. Slitherine is uniquely placed to deliver due to its experience within the industry and also the wider gaming community. Internet site - www.slitherine.com
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