has released the second batch of screens
from Joan of Arc
, showcasing its next title that will be based on the major conquests of Joan of Arc. Under development for more than a year, Joan of Arc
allows players to relive and command forces in the Hundred Years War between France and England. Joan of Arc is set for release in mid-November 2003.
In 1429, Joan of Arc inspired her faltering country to take up arms against occupying English troops. Joan of Arc will allow players to experience this epic period and some of the most intense battles fought in medieval Europe. In the game, players transform from a single warrior into a forceful military leader as they develop and master the art of chivalry and tactical warfare. In addition to action elements, Joan of Arc requires that individuals play strategically to successfully advance through the game.
* Play as Joan of Arc
Live out the most exciting years in the life of Joan of Arc, the ultimate female warrior, in the ultimate epic battles! As you progress through her campaigns, other great military medieval leaders will join your cause and bring their own unique fighting abilities and characteristics into the fray.
* Fight Epic Battles
Orchestrate your troops through eight massive maps featuring formidable strongholds, lavishly detailed cities and myriad landscapes, from rolling hills to thick forests and flowing rivers. Experience firsthand the sheer intensity and savage brutality of medieval castle sieges brought to life in amazing lifelike 3D.
* Engage in Intense Action Fighting
Slash and slay enemies from a thrilling third-person perspective view. Wield the sword to your advantage by executing unique combo attacks with perfect timing to devastate the enemy.
* Acquire New Weapons
Train yourself to master new fighting techniques to unleash your full fighting capabilities, then acquire an increasingly devastating arsenal of weaponry to overwhelm your foes.
* Master Long-Lost Skills
Demonstrate your chivalrous aptitude by mastering your timing and precision among dozens of unique attack combos. Train yourself to become the complete warrior.
* Strategically Command Entire Armies
Valiantly marshal your troops through the thick of gut-wrenching battles and demonstrate your leadership abilities as generalissimo to your troops, country, and king.
* Employ Fearsome War Machines
Use to your advantage the devastating war machines at hand, such as catapult, trebuchet and battering ram to tear down castle walls, vanquish enemy fortifications, and instill fear in the eyes of your enemies.
* State-of-the-art 3D Engine
Simultaneously control and command legions of military units onscreen. Feel the full might of medieval warfare with stunning 3D visuals that push the vanguard of today's hardware to its limits.