Historys Great Empires: Rome Nintendo DS £4.95 at Zavvi
HISTORY - Great Empires: Rome is the first in a series of classic turn based strategy game, but for the Nintendo DS! Finally handheld gamers will get the chance to play a real strategy game while on the move. The first game is set in ancient Rome, and the player can take control of the Romans or any of the numerous opposing tribes, empires and city-states they faced.
At the strategic level the player controls vast armies and must carve an Empire from the assortment of tribes and city-states that occupied ancient Italy and France. At the tactical level the player must position their armies to take advantage of terrain and make use of the best formations, to ensure victory.
In addition Great Empires: Rome includes a series of mini games and an encyclopaedia, so when you are all conquered out there is still plenty of fun to be had!
With it's addictive gameplay and convenient handheld platform, Great Empires: Rome is the ideal entertainment for those long business trips! Do you have what it takes to become the next Emperor?
20+ sides - gamers play against up to 20 unique opponents, each depicting the nations of the Roman Republican and early empire era
Detailed economy - players control their cities, allocate workers, increase production by constructing new buildings, build fortresses for protection and train new regiments
Historical accuracy - all maps, scenarios, soldiers? uniforms and weapons are accurately modelled to capture the flavour of the ancient world and its warfare
Diplomacy - with so many nations, careful use of diplomacy will be required to succeed
3D battlefields - the battlefield is made up of 3D rendered terrain and will affect the combat model
Huge realistic battles - based on historical data, the combat model gives the most realistic look and feel as hundreds of men are displayed in epic battles
3 levels of difficulty - provide a challenge for all would be armchair generals