Epsom, 12th March, 2013 – Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) is proud to announce the release of the awaited iPad version of one of its historical hits, Slitherine’s Legion! To celebrate the game is half price for the first 2 weeks, just $4.99/£2.99/€3.99!
Slitherine’s Legion is a deep turn based strategy game set in ancient Rome where players build their fledgling nation into a mighty empire through conquest and diplomacy. Every map, unit and feature from the original game is included so players will have the complete experience.
Slitherine has successfully developed a system to allow PC games to be converted to iPad without losing the feel of the original PC game adapting also the UI to the touch generation devices improving the overall experience.
Slitherine’s Legion is sure to attract iPad wargamers looking to dip their feet into the expanding world of mobile wargaming and provide the stepping stone to the world of wargaming itself.
Slitherine’s Legion features more than 100 nations of the Roman Empire era, in 7 campaigns, that can be opponents or allies to the player. A detailed economy has players managing their cities, allocating their workers, controlling production, building fortresses and training armies in their pursuit of victory. Players will also be treated to a game full of historical accuracy, with units, weapons, maps, and scenarios modeled to accurately represent this period of ancient history and warfare. You can also watch massive battles fought out when too armies meet. With three different levels of difficulty, Slitherine’s Legion will challenge all wargamers.
Slitherine’s Legion is the first game in the Classic series from Slitherine, which aims to bring classic PC games to a new generation of wargamers on tablets.
To download the game go to the iTunes page.
You can find the trailer video here.
For more information on Legion for iPad, visit the official product page.
About Slitherine’s Legion
Forge a mighty civilization on your iPad in this epic empire building game set during the Roman Empire!
One of Slitherine’s best and critically-acclaimed classic turn-based strategy games is here for the iPad! Slitherine’s Legion for the iPad is the first of many of classic strategy games getting faithfully transferred to the portable tablet. Not one shred of content is lost!
Slitherine’s Legion for iPad is set in Ancient Rome, where the player must make strategic choices to control their armies and carve an empire from the assortment of tribes and city states that populate Italy, France, Spain, Germany and Britain. When the battle is joined, Slitherine’s Legion moves to the tactical layer as players must position their troops to take advantage of terrain, troop formations, and their weapons to acquire victory with a detailed pre-battle planning stage and then watch the battles fight out with hundreds of soldiers on screen giving the iPad its biggest battles yet!
Slitherine’s Legion for iPad has everything a strategic and tactical wargamer wants: historical accuracy of maps, scenarios, uniforms, weapons, a detailed economy that ranges from city construction and allocating working to training new units, diplomacy that must be used carefully to gain allies and thwart enemies, to awesome battles. Slitherine’s Legion for iPad comes with three levels of difficulty, perfect for those that want to get started with strategy gaming or experienced veterans looking for a challenge.
Perfect for the gamer on the move, Slitherine’s Legion is a true strategy classic that is easy to reach out and ‘touch’!
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About the Slitherine Group
The Slitherine Group is the world’s leading producer and publisher of digital wargames and strategy games. Under the Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) and Ageod (www.ageod.com) brands it has published literally hundreds of games, with many award-winning titles in its portfolio and spanning all digital platforms, from home consoles to modern Smartphone’s and Tablets. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, board gaming and works with a wide array of key licensing partners, such as HISTORY®, MILITARY HISTORY®, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Buzz Aldrin Enterprises and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. Together the Group companies form the world’s largest organization specializing in this important and vibrant niche. The Slitherine Group’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in an ever expanding segment of the entertainment industry.