Rome Reaches a Golden Age as cdv's Latest Strategy Title Prepares for Retail Release

cdv Software Entertainment and Slitherine Strategies today announced that their upcoming strategy title, THE HISTORY CHANNEL® Great Battles of Rome , has gone gold. The game, based on some of the greatest conflicts of the Roman Empire, combines elements of role-playing and strategy, and features program footage from The History Channel®. cdv Software Entertainment USA will ship THE HISTORY CHANNEL Great Battles of Rome for the Windows PC platform on September 17. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.

THE HISTORY CHANNEL Great Battles of Rome takes real-time strategy gaming and blends it with top quality program footage from The History Channel to create a truly immersive strategy experience. The game starts from the founding of the great city of Rome and continues through to the crowning of Augustus while letting players fight every great battle of the Roman Empire along the way! Your men travel with you on this historic journey, and the game treats each squad like a character, allowing the player to customize each unit's skills and appearance. A powerful gameplay engine faithfully recreates the strategies and tactics employed by Rome’s greatest commanders, allowing players to pursue the ultimate goal of creating the most powerful empire the world has known.

About cdv Software Entertainment USA

cdv Software Entertainment USA, a division of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One and War Front: Turning Point. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including the highly anticipated Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened and THE HISTORY CHANNEL® Great Battles of Rome. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.


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