Staten Island, NY, December 17th, 2004 - Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) and Slitherine Strategies’ (www.slitherine.co.uk) are pleased to announce that their new turn-based empire-building and ancient battles game, Gates of Troy, has a new demo available at the Matrix Games website (www.matrixgames.com) and on game demo sites across the internet.
The new demo gives you three campaigns to play, along with three tutorial missions, and over 100 turns to experience them. This is over three times the content of the original Gates of Troy demo and will help show off the depth of the game. Enjoy battles, empire and city building, and historical accuracy in a turn based title that includes 3D tactical battles.
In Gates of Troy you will lead your nation to victory in the ancient world’s greatest battles. Capture romance and adventure as you work your way to the far off shores of Troy. Control a vast empire and fight epic battles in full 3D. With 6 new campaigns and 19 new heroes to come to your aid it will take all the planning in the world to build your cities and burn the enemy’s. Ancient Greece is in your hands in Gates of Troy!
The full version of Gates of Troy is available through the Matrix Games Online Store (www.matrixgames.com) for a special low price of US $19.99 or equivalent.
The Full Version Features:
The Trojan Wars
The pass of Thermopylae
The Ionian Revolt
Grand Campaign with Rome & Persia
Full 3D battles with battle setup, formations and free zoom and rotation during battle execution (Optional 2D for slower machines)
Land and Naval warfare, including Naval Invasions, Sieges and Assaults
City and Empire management
Vassalization of foreign nations through diplomacy
Diplomacy and Trade (Improved)
Research and Construction
Auto Resolution of Battles (Improved)
Mission objectives, Historic Events and Capital Cities
Extra mod features
For more information, check the main Matrix Games page at www.matrixgames.com and the Slitherine Strategies page at www.slitherine.co.uk for future press releases and discussions.
ABOUT SLITHERINE STRATEGIES
Slitherine Strategies is part of Slitherine Software, an independent UK developer. They are a small and highly talented team who have been in the games industry since the early 1990's. They are dedicated to bringing highly playable and approachable strategy games to the mass market. Two of the founding members are also world champions in tabletop wargaming, giving them an incomparable insight into the workings of strategy games. This combined with their experience of working on high profile entertainment software ensures that their games are both highly addictive and historically accurate. Legion, Slitherine's first game, sold over 150,000 copies worldwide and is still selling. Visit their website at www.slitherine.co.uk.
ABOUT MATRIX GAMES
Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2000, Matrix Games has published several award-winning games, including Highway to the Reich, Starships Unlimited, Uncommon Valor and Korsun Pocket. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at www.matrixgames.com.