Empires Apart is a historical Real-time Strategy (RTS) indie game due for release on 29th March 2018 on Windows PC.
Empires Apart's game-play has been inspired by Age of Empires II (AoE2), an RTS game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft, first released in 1999 . AoE2 is still widely played today and tournaments continue to be played and commentated by YouTube and Twitch enthusiasts.
Empires Apart will be built upon the Unreal Engine 4 – a free to develop set of tools designed to aid developers to create games faster with less ground work. The engine is developed by Epic Games, INC .
The game is in development by DESTINYbit – an independent game development studio based in Italy co-founded by Gian Paolo Vernocchi, Co-Founder & Creative Director, and Simone Daminato, Co-Founder & Technical Director .
Empires Apart will feature six civilizations at launch:
More civilizations are expected in the game in future DLC's.
|Main game||Arabs | Aztecs | Byzantines | Chinese | French | Mongols|
In Empires Apart, each civilization has its unique units. Following is a list of all units in the game, alphabetically sorted by civilization, then sorted by the building where the units are created.
Aside from units, each civilization has it's own unique buildings as well. Following is a list of all buildings in the game, alphabetically sorted by civilization.
|List of buildings|
|Arabs||Arab Town Center | Long list of buildings | Just to test how long it can be | Fortress | Test | Anothjer arab building|
|Aztecs||Calli | Tlaolcalli | Chinampa | Teocalli Quetzalcoatl | Teopancalli | Tlaminacalli | Acalquixoayan | Teocalli | Tianquiztli|
|Byzantines||Byzantine town | Byzantine stables|
|Chinese||Chinese town center | Chinese temple|
|French||French town center | Église|
|Mongols||Yurt 1 | Tent 2|
Development Status Edit
The game is now available on Steam.
Game Play Edit
Developers have confirmed that the game is inspired by the Age of Empires series, especially AoE2, and will share most of its characteristics that made AoE2 a successful series. The graphics will be modernized using the latest technology and become a more user-friendly and minimalistic game, enhancing the end users' experience.
Empires Apart will feature six civilizations and a multi-player-centered experience. Furthermore, developers announced a single-player campaign.
At the moment there is Single Player, which contains a tutorial, some challenges, a survival mode and a skirmish mode, and Multiplayer, which has a dual mode (ranked) and a regular game (unranked).
Empires Apart was first announced during a stream on Twitch then uploaded after the fact to YouTube on the 24th May 2015 by ZeroEmpires, an Age of Empires commentator, player, and enthusiast. During the stream, Gian Paolo Vernocchi introduced the project stating it was a passion of the team to develop.
See Also Edit
- Empires Apart Alpha Feature Request
- Empires Apart Game Content
- Alpha Portal
- Empires Apart Official Site
- Empires Apart Official Forum
- Empires Apart Discord Server