New York, NY Feb 4, 2009 - - Viva Media announced today that the upcoming release of the PC Game, GRAND AGES: ROME has extensive multiplayer features that allow players to take on fellow Romans as teams as they go head on to achieve victory and ultimate control.
The path to multiplayer-glory can be achieved via several modes.
Last Man Standing– The objective of this game mode is to defeat all other
teams. A player is considered defeated when all outposts controlled by them are
40,000 Denarii– The first team to accumulate a total of 40 000 Denarii wins.
All Monuments– The first team to construct the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Pantheon, Philosopher Academy, Courthouse and Victory Column wins.
Defeat Last Barbarians– The team that destroys the last barbarian village on the map wins.
King of the Hill– The teams battle for control of a special point on the map. The team that manages to hold control of the point for 10 minutes wins the game.
All in One– This game mode combines all other multiplayer modes. Any team that destroys all enemy outposts, is the first to accumulate 100 000 Denarii, or constructs all monuments, will win. 'Destroy all barbarians' and 'King of the Hill' victory modes are also applied on the maps where these game modes are available.
ABOUT VIVA MEDIA LLC:
Viva Media LLC is a privately owned company in New York that is dedicated to publishing a wide array of interactive content of the highest standards. The company's collection of more than 100 multimedia titles touts over 100 awards for excellence in publishing. Recent releases include the wildly popular Crazy Machines series, the Learn to Play Chess series based on the world's #1 chess software engine, and renowned car racing simulation games such as GTR2, Race 07 and GTR Evolution.
ABOUT KALYPSO MEDIA:
Specializing in the publishing of interactive media– primarily computer games - Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek. A year later, the sister company Kalypso Media UK Ltd. was opened in England and is now led by Andrew Johnson and Charlie Barrett, two experienced members of the Kalypso Media Group management team. Kalypso Media is the publisher of Grand Ages Rome in the UK and Europe and is the world-wide licensor.
ABOUT HAEMIMONT GAMES:
Haemimont Games is a team of approximately 50 talented game developers brought together by a common passion to create truly outstanding games. The developer designs and creates all aspects of their games, from concept to graphics and programming. Haemimont Games uses its own internally developed 3D graphics engines.