||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Legion Arena Gold Now Available from Matrix Games

Posted: Wednesday, March 07, 2007 by Matrix Support

Type: News

The original Legion Arena and the Cult of Mithras expansion are forming up and marching towards retail

Matrix Games and Slitherine Strategies (www.slitherine.com) are pleased to announce that Legion Arena Gold is now available for purchase. Building off of the success from their individual releases, Legion Arena Gold combines the original real time strategy/role playing smash hit Legion Arena with its popular expansion pack, Cult of Mithras into one “Gold” pack.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, “I’ve been a fan of Legion Arena since their original releases so the opportunity to bring these great titles under the Matrix Games banner is particularly exciting for me. With the re-release of both these real time strategy titles into one pack, gamers can enjoy Slitherine’s fantastic products with the great gaming community you’ve come to expect from Matrix Games.”

 

JD McNeil from Slitherine Games included, “Publishing through Matrix Games has been a great experience thus far. The release of Legion Arena Gold is a win-win situation for both gamers and Slitherine/Matrix. Now players who are interested in picking up both Legion Arena and the expansion can get it at a lower price and with great ease. We at Slitherine are confident that the Gold version of Legion Arena will do wonders to create even more excitement about the series.”

 

Legion Arena Gold is an addicting blend of real time strategy with role playing. As the commander-in-chief of an ancient army, the player uses their tactical prowess to win battles on a 3D real time field and then use the experience and spoils of war to build a small band of warriors into the mightiest army in the ancient world.

 

Some features of Legion Arena Gold include:

 

  • Buy equipment and choose their skills. Over 100 skills to choose from!
  • Personalise the appearance of each squad by selecting their textures
  • Command vast armies in epic 3D battles
  • Earn experience and denari for your victories
  • Two campaign paths - play as Romans or Gauls. Get drawn into the story of the rise of Rome.
  • Over 20 unique unit types including Legionaries, Praetorians, Elephants and Naked Fanatics which can battle each other over the course of more than 100 scenarios
  • Special effects including water, particles, lighting & night battles, weather and grass
  • Detailed combat model designed by a double world wargaming champion.
  • Deploy your troops and issue orders before battle.
  • Real time control in battle using our innovative order time system
  • Every unit has strengths and weaknesses. Learn how to use your strengths and exploit your enemies weaknesses.
  • Real terrain effects - cavalry are weaker in woods, light infantry are weaker in the open.
  • Easy to learn, hard to master.

 

Get more information on Legion Arena Gold from the Matrix Games Legion Arena page.

More Info

Legion Arena Gold

  ( Views : 8536 )


In Other News..

New Screenshots for Pike & Shot

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Today we are eager to share with you some new screenshots of Pike & Shot, our upcoming turn-based strategy game set during the 16th and 17th centuries. Developed by Byzantine Games and the Lordz Games Studio and designed by Richard Bodley Scott, this is guaranteed to bring an in-depth and plausible recreation of European warfare during the age of pike and shot. 

Read more...

Deal of the Week Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations WOTY

Monday, September 29, 2014

Following the successful launch of Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations Wargame of the Year Edition, we are happy to announce that we will keep Command at a reduced price for the entire week. Thanks to this 25% percent discount, there is no better time to get involved in one of the deepest and most realistic games ever created!

Read more...

Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations WOTY is now available!

Friday, September 26, 2014

“Don’t give up the ship!” (Captain James Lawrence, American naval officer during the War of 1812)

The most detailed simulator for air/naval operations has just got even better.  Command Wargame of the Year Edition is now available and with a 25% discount on the game! This is the perfect time to get involved in one of the deepest and most realistic games ever created.  

Read more...

Frontline : The Longest Day Announced and in Beta!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle hardened. He will fight savagely.” (Dwight D. Eisenhower – Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe)

June 1944 – The Axis is retreating on all fronts. The German army does not have the strategic initiative anymore and is trying to strengthen its defensive lines in order to stop the progress of Russian forces on the Eastern Front, and to prevent any landing from the Allied forces in the West. The Atlantic Wall seems unbreakable but rumors about a possible seaborne invasion in the north of France puts the German commanders under pressure. And suddenly, on June the 6th, the Allied forces launch one of the most audacious operations of the whole war. The world’s destiny is a stake on the Normandy beaches…

Read more...

Command gets Wargame of the Year Edition

Monday, September 22, 2014

Launched in September last year, Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations blew the minds of fans of hardcore simulations with its unparalleled attention to detail, endless flexibility, and relentless realism. Command puts players in control of a vast array of units and formations, allowing them to lead the way in dozens official and user-created scenarios. The quality of this game did not go unnoticed by the press either, as Command won several awards including; Digital Wargame of the Year (Grogheads), Wargame of the Year 2013 (Usenet), and was selected among the Top Five Wargames of 2013 (War is Boring).

Read more...

Deal of the Week: Pandora Series

Monday, September 22, 2014

Following the release of Pandora: Eclipse of Nashira, the expansion to the successful Pandora: First Contact, we are happy to announce that the Pandora series will be featured in this Deal of The Week.  This week, you will be able to get a 33% discount on both Pandora: First Contact and the freshly released: Pandora: Eclipse of Nashira. If you are a fan of the 4X genre, this is a deal you cannot afford to miss!

Read more...

Pandora: Eclipse of Nashira is now available

Friday, September 19, 2014

Zeus, father of the Olympians, made night from mid-day, hiding the light of the shining Sun, and sore fear came upon men.” (Archilochus)

The world of Pandora, mankind’s new hope, was already a dangerous place for the human colonists. A hostile environment where vile alien creatures roamed the land and these did not welcome the human visitor.  As if all these hazards were not enough, Pandora has now become an even more dangerous place. As the sun grows dark, a new enemy species reaches the surface of this hostile world, rising up from the depths of Pandora and a new human faction joins the competition for the planet’s dominance. 

Read more...