The newest trailer for the upcoming 4X space strategy game Legends of Pegasus from Kalypso Media is successful in bringing back many fond memories of the Homeworld series. With the recent loss in love for strategy titles set in space, Legends of Pegasus is looking to inject some much needed life into the genre. The new footage treats science fiction fans to deep space exploration, planet colonization, and ship customization.
With the abilities to colonize planets, build factories and shipyards, research various technologies, and design space vessels, gamers can expand their rule and civilization throughout the galaxy. Gamers will have to be on alert with tactical and fleet decisions as space battles take place in real-time. In addition to the expansive single-player, players can take place in multiplayer matches through both online and LAN battles against either human or computer-controlled opponents.
Legends of Pegasus will be available this summer for Windows PC.
Explore the Far Reaches of Space! New "Legends of Pegasus" Gameplay Trailer Available
Ridgewood, NJ, April 19, 2012 - Space is no longer the final frontier, as today, Kalypso Media has released a new gameplay trailer for their 4X space game, Legends of Pegasus. The new trailer showcases key elements of the game – from custom ship design to terraforming and deep space exploration. The game offers a friendly, yet deep, strategy and action-based experience as massive fleets cruise the spacelanes and battle for galactic dominance. Kalypso Media will release Legends of Pegasus for Windows PC in summer 2012.
In the 23rd century, mankind made tremendous progress colonizing the vast extents of space. Man built huge spaceships, colonized new planets and even used terraforming to transform uninhabitable worlds. Soon, new races were also discovered. The first contact was friendly and peaceful. But peace can be deceptive…
Legends of Pegasus takes you to an epic journey into space and mixes real-time and turn-based strategy. Players will expand their civilization in the galaxy by colonizing new planets, building factories, laboratories and shipyards, researching new technologies and designing new spacecrafts to keep on exploring new galaxies. Battles are played real-time and decided not only by your tactical skills, but also by your strategic decisions and the design and equipment of your ships.
Legends of Pegasus offers a massive single player campaign, during which the player will discover three very different races. Multiplayer features Internet or LAN gameplay, against Human or AI opponents. If you like designing your own game yourself, numerous modding options will certainly make you all the more happy. The spectacular 3D graphics don’t just bring life to marvelous planets, but also to the stunning spaceships you can freely design thanks to an intuitive building system.
About The Kalypso Media Group
Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a global, independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software with 120 employees world-wide.
Along with Headquarters in Worms, Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States. Kalypso Media also enjoys very strong global digital distribution through its Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. Subsidiary, and owns three development studios – Realmforge Studios GmbH, Gaming Minds Studios GmbH and Noumena Studios GmbH – and works with multiple leading independent developers.
Kalypso Media‘s titles include the critically acclaimed Tropico 4, Sins of a Solar Empire, Dungeons and Jagged Alliance: Back in Action. Upcoming multi-platform titles include The Dark Eye – Demonicon and Port Royale 3, along with Legends of Pegasus and Hard Reset: Extended Edition for PC. Further information about Kalypso Media is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com.