New 4X strategy game Endless Legend revealed

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Iceberg Interactive has revealed Endless Legend, a new 4X strategy title. Through Steam's Early Access Program, you can  get your hand on the Alpha build of this follow up to Iceberg's previous outing Endless Space. Players will build nations on the planet of Auriga and join some of the eight factions, as well as "minor factions" to build new weaponry and economies in their own nations.

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ICEBERG INTERACTIVE HERALDS 4X STRATEGY TITLE ENDLESS LEGEND ON STEAM EARLY ACCESS

Watch the New Trailer and Play Amplitude Studios?? Follow-up to the Award-Winning Endless Space

Haarlem, The Netherlands ?? April 24, 2014 ?? Iceberg Interactive and award-winning indie studio Amplitude Studios herald the arrival today of the Alpha build of its gorgeous new 4X fantasy strategy game, Endless Legend, now available on Steam??s Early Access Program. Following 2012??s seminal 4X space-strategy title, Endless Space, Endless Legend is set in the same Endless universe, and offers players the chance to develop a fantasy civilization through seamless turn-based combat on the dying planet of Auriga. Players have the ability to pick one of eight beautifully crafted factions, thrust heroes into tactical battle using a variety of strategic terrain, develop technological and political power, and conquer the planet through diplomatic or military means.

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??We have poured our hearts and souls into making Endless Legend,?? said Romain De Waulbert, creative director, Amplitude Studios. ??And we believe gamers familiar with Endless Space will see we??ve listened to their feedback and will enjoy the totally new seasoned approach we??ve taken.??

??With Endless Legend, Amplitude Studios continues to prove why it is a talented and remarkable studio,?? said Erik Schreuder, CEO Iceberg Interactive. ??Endless Legend is an enormous game with a distinct art style and incredible replay value, as demonstrated even in the Steam Early Access version.??

Endless Legend is a turn-based 4X fantasy strategy game that takes place on the planet Auriga, a once-beautiful planet destroyed in a massive cataclysm. Players build their nations through tactical, military, and political means on randomly generated, hexagonal worlds of varying altitudes with the ultimate goal of developing the most powerful civilization on the planet. Gamers will encounter long harsh seasons, assimilate smaller factions into the mix to increase their chances in war, fight battles with a variety of powerful heroes, and create a robust economy using Dust (money), food, production, science, and more.

  • Single or Multiplayer: Endless Legend takes place in the Endless Universe and employs new twists on combat, pacing, events, environment and single- and multiplayer gaming for one to eight players.
  • Eight fantastic, unconventional factions ?? including the Vaulters, Broken Lords, and the Wild Walkers ?? create a distinct take on the over-used ??Tolkien-esque stereotypes.?? For the Alpha build, players can select three out of the eight factions and advance through the use of weaponry, technology, and other ??Endless?? elements, such as the Dust as per Endless Space.
  • Minor Factions: Of the 16 minor factions, 10 are currently available in the Alpha build for players to incorporate into their empire.
  • Research around 100 technologies across four eras through quests and research, while collecting Dust, luxuries, and strategic resources tradable at the marketplace.
  • Eight potential win scenarios for players experience through culture, trade and conquest. Example of a win: One enables your race to discover an ancient spaceship, leave the planet, and become and embryonic version of one of Endless Space??s galactic factions.
  • Endless Legend does away with skill trees with branching paths, instead enabling players to accumulate enough experience to advance to the next age without linear paths to follow.
  • Explore unknown territory by sending heroes into every corner of the world to find mysterious artifacts to equip troops.

The Classic Pack (currently on sale at $26.24) includes:

  • Endless Legend game- Instant access to the Alpha version and all versions including the release.
  • Official Digital Soundtrack (available at release)- All Endless Legend tracks created by FlybyNo in mp3 format.
  • "Endless Legend" Community Badge- Adds a unique badge to your Amplitude account. Adds 500 G2G to the value of your votes on our website.

The Founder Pack (currently on sale at $33.74) includes:

  • Endless Legend game- Instant access to the Alpha version and all versions including the release.
  • In-game Minor Faction: Ice Wargs (available at release)Adds the Ice Wargs to the minor faction cast of the game.
  • In-game Drakken Hero: Namkang (available at release)Adds Namkang to the hero cast of the game.
  • In-game Unique Faction Trait (available at release)A Unique Trait for your Custom Factions. The final Faction Trait will be chosen by the community via a G2G Vote.
  • Official Digital Soundtrack (available at release)All Endless Legend tracks created by FlybyNo in mp3 format.
  • A new Ship Pack for Dungeon of the Endless (available at release)The Refreezerator ship pack includes a ship, a module and an exclusive item.
  • A new Drakken Hero for Dungeon of the Endless (available at release)Adds Kreyang to the hero cast of the game.
  • A -50% Steam Coupon for Endless Space- Adds a Steam Coupon in your Inventory.
  • A -50% Steam Coupon for Endless Space Disharmony- Adds a Steam Coupon in your Inventory.
  • ?????Endless Legend????? Community Badge- Adds a unique badge to your Amplitude account. Adds 500 G2G to the value of your votes on our website.
  • "DotE Founder" Community Badge

Endless Legend is available now in its Alpha stage of development on Steam??s Early Access program, and is due out this year on Windows PC and Mac. Follow Amplitude Studios on Twitter @Amplitude, ??like?? it on Facebook, and watch it on YouTube. Follow Iceberg Interactive on Twitter @Iceberg_Int, ??like?? it on Facebook, and watch it on Twitch and YouTube.

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ABOUT AMPLITUDE STUDIOS
Amplitude Studios is an independent gathering of experienced video game lovers (and developers) with a single goal: create the best strategy games! Based in Paris, France, the studio boasts an international team that has worked all over the world. Developer credits include franchises such as Battlefield, Rayman, XIII, R.U.S.E., Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, Call of Juarez, Might & Magic Heroes, Might & Magic Clash of Heroes, and others. Working closely for years with communities of players to share, discuss or compare ideas, the whole team has the dream of bringing the idea of GAMES2GETHER one step further. Help us accomplish our goal to bring a brand new way for players around the world to participate in the creation of a video game! Read more at www.amplitude-studios.com.

ABOUT ICEBERG INTERACTIVE 
Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans and is located in Haarlem, The Netherlands. While keeping its roots in the European retail games market, Iceberg has rapidly increased its focus towards the global digital games market, by building strong direct relationships with dozens of Game Portals. Staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an international assembly of game developers, both midsize and indie. With a distinct focus on the strategy, action, simulation and adventure game genres, the company has garnered attention with acclaimed releases including Killing Floor, Wings of Prey, APB Reloaded and Endless Space among its 70+ game arsenal ?? with more promising games in the pipeline. 

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