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Back to News Listing New Demo Released for Hannibal: Rome and Carthage

Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2011 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

A much improved demo includes additional help for players looking to crush Rome under the boots of their army!

Matrix Games and Forced March Games (www.forcedmarchgames.com) are proud to announce the release of a new improved demo for their award winning ancients strategy game, Hannibal: Rome and Carthage in the Second Punic War. The new 1.03 demo includes many of the changes made in the 1.03 update for the full game like improved tutorials, and easier AI for players on the introductory difficulty levels.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, “Hannibal: Rome and Carthage has some of the best AI in any wargame and is perfect for solo play. While this is great to keep you coming back for more after each campaign, it’s important that players learn the ropes first before facing Rome’s full might. This new demo helps do just that.”

Hannibal: Rome and Carthage in the Second Punic Waris a new and innovative turn-based strategy game that puts you in command of the Carthaginian military during a period of total war over land and sea with the young Roman Republic. With this military juggernaut of the ancient world at your disposal, you will vie for control over Italy, Carthage, Spain and the Mediterranean Sea using a combination of strategic political maneuvering and sheer tactical skill both on land and sea. Play consists of two layers; the first is a strategic layer where you must prudently steer your forces to the destruction of Rome’s army and the ultimate destruction of the Republic and city itself. At your disposal are a variety of unit types and historical commanders from which to form your armies.  On the tactical scale, when meeting the enemy in battle, skilled leadership and a knack for war come into play as you use a simple but engaging battle system to best your opponents.

Commanders would do well to be shrewd in both war and politics as they must use diplomacy and cunning to appease and satisfy their own senate while cultivating key alliances in places like Gaul and Syracuse. To ensure that no two games are alike, a variety of historical option cards are available in every game. These cards simulate a variety of plausible events like reinforcements, political influence, revolts, desertion, specialized battle tactics, and more.  The end result is engrossing and addictive turn-based gameplay and a challenging AI opponent that will keep you coming back for just one more challenge and to try just one more different strategy. Hannibal features truly unique historically themed artwork in nearly all aspects of the game. This is coupled with loads of high quality, Ancient period music to make for an immersive and wholly enjoyable experience!

Get the new demo here. Get more information on Hannibal: Rome and Carthage in the Second Punic War from its official product page.

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