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Empires: Dawn of the Modern World (Windows)

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games.1c.ru (Publisher's website):

    Средние века и расцвет Империй, кровопролитные бои Первой и Второй мировой войн - в Empires: Dawn of the Modern World вы пройдете весь этот путь, своими руками строя города и разрушая неприятельские замки, развивая экономику и отправляя в бой многотысячные армии. Славные рыцари, великие полководцы и могущественные короли, чья власть кажется порой безграничной, свобода, которую отстаивают лицом к лицу с врагом, и слава, добываемая в кровопролитных битвах - вот он, удел настоящего стратега, вот оно, непередаваемое чувство глобальности происходящего, вот она, история!

    • Empires: Dawn of the Modern World - новая стратегия в реальном времени, один из самых масштабных представителей жанра этого сезона.
    • Сюжетная линия игры охватывает тысячелетний период истории человечества.
    • Три эпических кампании, а также одиночные миссии, которые можно проходить в одном из двух доступных режимов - "боевом", основной акцент в котором делается на проведении военных операций, и "экономическом", где игроку предстоит уделять максимум внимания экономико-технологическому развитию своей цивилизации.
    • Семь разных цивилизаций: Россия, Англия, Франция, Китай, Германия, Соединенные Штаты Америки и Корея.
    • Великолепная трехмерная графика.
    • Высококачественный звук.
    • Многопользовательский режим - до 8 игроков одновременно.

    Contributed by Klaster_1 (58028) on Feb 06, 2011.

Activision US website - Windows:

    Command unique nations across one thousand years



    From renowned game designer Rick Goodman and respected game developer Stainless Steel Studios comes a detailed RTS that lets you completely command unique, historically accurate civilizations-from China to Germany to the United States.

    From the Medieval Age to World War II, lead your nation to dominate the globe.

    Each civilization's strengths and weaknesses affect the gameplay experience. Your ability to adapt to these differences is only one of the challenges you will face as a world leader.

    Command battles with historically accurate units and abilities over land, sea and air. From a cavalry charge to a surprise air strike, you will know what it truly means to rule one of the world's greatest empires.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66236) on Jun 28, 2004.

Inside Flaps:

    1,000 YEARS.
    7 CIVILIZATIONS.
    1 LEADER.



    Lead one of the world's most influential civilizations across the ages in breathtaking battles. From China's early use of gunpowder to America's incredible air power, each nation's strengths and weaknesses affect your strategies and the course of world events.

    MEDIEVAL AGE
    Engage in warfare on land, at sea and in the air
    - from sword fights to dogfights.

    GUNPOWDER AGE
    Get a general's eye view
    of the action with a rotatable, zoom-capable camera.

    IMPERIAL AGE
    General your troops in battle.
    Call for special attacks or unleash your civilization's exclusive technologies.

    WORLD WAR I
    Experience vivid, detailed 3D graphics
    and amazing in-game cinematics.

    US Rangers call in long-range artillery attacks.

    88mm AT guns instantly configure as AA guns.

    Engineers repair tanks and lay mines.

    Amphibious tanks assault from shore.

    Operatives swim in and plant explosives.

    Flamethrowers incinerate enemy strongholds.

    Stealthy commandos dispatch enemies with knives.

    Machine gunners entrench for close combat.

    Rifle infantry and machine gunners man pillboxes.

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69643) on Jan 30, 2004.

Back of Box:

    FROM THE MEDIEVAL AGE TO WWII, COMMAND THE DEEPEST RTS IN HISTORY.



    From thundering cavalry charges to roaring blitzkriegs, the sounds of war echo across 1,000 years as you lead one of the world's seven mightiest nations - each armed with its own unique, historically based military, weaponry, technologies and economy - to world domination.

    MEDIEVAL AGE

    GUNPOWDER AGE
    Rule
    as some of history's greatest heroes in 3 epic, story-driven adventures.

    IMPERIAL AGE
    Command
    your nation in 1 of 2 distinct game variations: Action-packed lightning warfare or strategic, long-term Empire building.

    WORLD WAR I
    Lead
    1 of 7 completely distinct civilizations during 1,000 years of history.

    WORLD WAR II
    Conquer
    or collaborate with up to 8 players online. Multiplayer includes: Matchmaking, Rankings, Friends' Lists and Recorded Games.

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69643) on Jan 30, 2004.