2K says there aren't enough castles in the world. That's why in just a few weeks you will be able to pick up five, yes five, Stronghold games for the price of one. Called The Stronghold Collection, players will get the following games DRM free: Stronghold, Stronghold 2, Stronghold Crusader, Stronghold Crusader Extreme and Stronghold Legends.
Combining historically accurate castle construction and management with authentic medieval combat, The Stronghold Collection will give you a ton of gaming for your buck. Find out more details about what each game offers in the press release and look for the collection to hit stores on October 27.
2K Games Announces The Stronghold™ Collection
for Windows-based PC Available October 27, 2009
New York, NY - October 12, 2009 – 2K Games today announced that The Stronghold™ Collection will be available for Windows-based PC in North America beginning October 27, 2009, and worldwide in 2010. The Stronghold Collection will bring together five games from the critically acclaimed real-time strategy (RTS) series that allows players to conquer the Middle Ages.
The Stronghold series has become one of the most popular dynamic castle building sim games in the world, combining the finest aspects from the city builder and RTS genres. The Stronghold Collection will include the deep strategic gameplay of Stronghold, Stronghold 2, Stronghold Crusader, Stronghold Crusader Extreme and Stronghold Legends in a $29.99 value-priced package that is entirely DRM-free.
The Stronghold Collection will combine historically accurate castle construction and management, and authentic medieval combat. Players will journey to lands of brave warriors, epic legends and fearsome weaponry, where they will build, fortify and defend fortresses; lay siege to intrepid enemies; and conquer harsh terrains. The Stronghold Collection will include the following games:
Stronghold: The original, award-winning castle sim that takes players through medieval Britain as they lead strategic military and economic expansion, defend against invaders, and conquer enemy castles.
Stronghold 2: The King, having fled after the defeat of his own armies, is now attempting to rule his country from a secret location. Powerful barons are jostling for what is fast becoming a disintegrating kingdom, and it is up to you to stem the tides of their ambition and unite the land again under the King.
Stronghold Crusader and Stronghold Crusader Extreme: Journey to distant Arabian lands and lead a determined group of Crusaders. Relive the historic Crusades in four campaigns as Richard the Lionheart and Saladin, the Sultan of Syria. Stronghold Crusader Extreme adds 20 new missions, new buildings and larger armies of 10,000 troops.
Stronghold Legends: Play as epic leaders throughout history, including King Arthur and the forces of Camelot, Siegfried and Dietrich in the German Ice Campaign, and Vlad Dracul and his evil forces in Transylvania.
The Stronghold™ Collection will be available for Windows-based PC in North America beginning October 27, 2009, and worldwide in 2010. The Stronghold™ Collection is rated T for Teen by the ESRB.
2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).