Here’s one that perhaps only a certain set of PC gamers will be interested in. Those that are familiar with the Stronghold series, though, and particularly the brilliant first in that series, might be quite excited about it.
Stronghold 3 is being billed as a castle building game. Set in medieval times, it will have two distinct campaigns – a military one and an economic one. Simon Bradbury of Firefly Studios has described the different play styles.
We wanted to show that there are two sides to Stronghold 3, to create a mighty army, you also need a fully functioning village, which means growing crops, nurturing animals, holding church services and even giving your villagers a few pints of ale. The Economic Campaign really highlights the simulation aspect of the game, as players are tasked with restoring the abbey to its former glory and repairing lands that have been ravaged by The Wolf’s army.
Oh and don’t worry if you want to see lots of soldiers getting killed and siege engines destroying castle walls, we’ll have a military trailer soon…