August 7, 2008
WORLD WAR ONE SET FOR NOVEMBER
HISTORICALLY ACCURATE, TURN BASED
STRATEGY GAME RECREATES THE GREAT WAR
Ascaron Entertainment and AGEOD have
announced that the historically accurate turn based strategy game, World War
One, will be released in November 2008. The new game will allow players to take
command of one of six Great nations including Britain, Germany and Russia, as
they try to ensure victory and restore peace in Europe.
Players can take on the role of
Kitchener, Joffre, Luddendorf, Clemenceau, Czar Nicholas II or Enver Pasha as
they search for the strategy to avoid defeat in the first truly global war. All
the tools for victory are available within the game, but it is up to the player
to identify them and employ them in the most efficient way.
Charged with coordinating the
manoeuvres of their Mother country and those in league with it, players are in
command of a number of armies and fleets as they engage in combat on land and at
sea. Crucial decisions, such as hiring the best generals, timely deployment of
reserves and investing in weapons research, will help lead the player to a
Clever tactical decisions can have a
significant impact on the balance of war as the player decides on how to handle
the Press, manage public opinion, build spirit or destroy enemy morale.
Political actions, such as the deployment of diplomatic envoys to recruit
neutral countries, could broaden the scope of the war, whilst tipping the
balance of power in the player’s favour.
Highly accurate and greatly
detailed, yet simple and fun to play, World War One will give turn based
strategy fans the chance to change history and recreate the war that shaped the