Praetorians Preview (PC)
Eidos Interactive is proud to present Praetorians, the stunning new real-time strategy game from Pyro Studios.
The lands you seek to conquer will be heavily defended by thousands of troops, all with special skills and individual strengths. Fortresses and war machines will stand in your path as you lead your army in a quest for the glory of Rome. You will command the forces not only of Rome, but also of the ferocious Gaulish tribes and the religiously fanatical Egyptians. The path to victory depends on the strategies you choose, the tactics and troop formations you decide upon, and whether you learn to combine your forces and exploit your enemy's weaknesses.
Features: - Control three different civilizations each featuring a unique set of troops and tactics. - The disciplined Romans will utilize organization and flexible formations as a means of overthrowing the enemy.
- The Egyptian priests use a combination of religious fanaticism and advanced science to complement their range of military units. - Over 20 varied campaign missions. - Employ the powerful war machines of the Roman army and make the best use of them to protect possessions or to destroy enemy defenses and lay siege to their fortresses. - Different terrain and landscapes play a major part in battle. The AI will understand terrain and its defensive and offensive possibilities and it will also affect unit visibility. - Up to 8 players can do battle over LAN or Internet.