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Eschborn, November 28
th, 2012: In the coming year, bitComposer will
sweep fans of historic strategy games into a medieval world of
myths and legends. In
Citadels, real-time strategy players get the
chance to experience the Legend of King Arthur from several
perspectives. This new RTS game is currently being developed by the
Bratislava-based development studio Games Distillery, and is due to
be released worldwide for Windows-PC in the first half of 2013.
Citadels, the player experiences the Arthurian
legend in two campaigns; one fighting on the side of Arthur and the
Knights of the Round Table, and the other on the side of Morgana
Citadels tells a spellbinding story in a time of
kings, noble knights, and mighty castles. It offers epic battles
with extraordinary characters and numerous tactical options.
The player has the opportunity to construct mighty fortresses
and defend them with traps and troops. This is the key to
withstanding sieges by opponents armed with a wide arsenal of siege
weapons. At the same time, the player has to make sure
that production continues and resources keep flowing in. The right
balance between economics and fighting is decisive to the outcome
of every battle.
Furthermore, the player can choose between several additional
game modes, including a sandbox mode and competitive or cooperative
multiplayer modes. In the cooperative multiplayer
mode, up to four players can go up against computer-controlled
opponents on a single map. In this case, allied players have to
work together tactically and strategically in order to achieve
Further information on
Citadels can be found at
www.bitcomposer.com and on the Citadels Facebook
fan page at
Citadels sweeps the player away to the legendary world of King
Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. There are, however, dark
powers plotting to dethrone Arthur and seize power
themselves. A gigantic army of Saxons and Norsemen has
already assembled before the very gates of Camelot, ready to attack
at any moment. Running out of options, Arthur undertakes a last
desperate attempt to defend his kingdom.
Experience a new take on the
legend of King Arthur! A newly adapted story, detailed graphics,
and painstakingly designed environments.
Good or evil? Decide for yourself
whether you will fight on the side of Arthur or his enemies.
Construct impregnable fortresses,
and defend them with troops and traps. Your strategy will determine
whether you achieve victory or suffer defeat.
A castle alone does not ensure
victory! The right combination of fortifications and units, as well
as resource extraction and production, is decisive in determining
the outcome of battles.
Expand your power and your realm,
and defend your resources.
Have legendary characters with
individual abilities fighting on your side: Merlin and the Knights
of the Round Table support Arthur, while Morgana, Mordred, and
other well-known characters fight for the opposing side.
Epic battles with realistic
Various game modes: campaign or
sandbox mode, cooperative or competitive multiplayer modes.
About bitComposer Games
bitComposer Games is a brand of bitComposer Entertainment AG, an
independent publisher of PC and videogames. The company focuses on
the international marketing of software entertainment products for
the classic PC, console and handheld platforms whereas the
subsidiary bitComposer Online is focused on the fast growing market
of Online Games. bitComposer Entertainment works with experienced
development teams and service providers worldwide to develop
in-house projects, licensed titles and commissioned productions.
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