Here is the press release:
Prepare to finish your epic campaign in the name of Rome and fulfill the grand ambitions of Julius Caesar, as Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar is leaving Steam Early Access and will be released as the final version. The historical Strategy title focusing on the early campaigns and conquests of Julius Caesar across Europe will be available via digital download on May 15, and as a boxed retail version on the May 30. Developer Longbow Games has been working hard implementing new features and campaign chapters to the game, as well as making sure that the community voice has been heard and important feedback has been implemented into the full version of the game.
Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar is available to play now via Steam Early Access, while the full version of the game will be available later this month.
Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar takes you to the plains and forests of ancient Gaul where Julius Caesar wages a decade long war to subjugate the barbarian hordes. It will immerse you in history like no other real time strategy game ever before, forcing you to pay close attention to the changing seasons and rapidly changing military situations.
Final Features of Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar
•Direct from the hand of Caesar – The first two chapters of the campaign, “Migrants and Conquerors” and “The Bravest of These” follow the conquests of Julius Caesar in Gaul as he wrote them in Commentarii de Bello Gallico.
•All new map – Explore over one million square kilometers that are seamlessly zoomable, from the Mediterranean coast to the shores of Britannia.
•Improved graphics engine – Hegemony Rome supports 10x the terrain detail over previous installments and features a diverse and immersive landscape to explore.
•Build an empire – The construction system allows players to build forts, walls, and bridges at thousands of sites across the map to cement Roman control over the barbarian kingdoms.
•Promote your legions – Players can train officers to augment their unit’s skills as well as appoint governors and construct buildings to expand and improve their cities.
•Starve your enemies – Supply camps and logistics system makes sieges and supply lines more intuitive and more important than ever.
And here is a developer diary video:
Article by Nick