Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar

Indie games are a dime a dozen nowadays, and while RPG’s and platformers have seen their fair share of innovation, the RTS genre seems to be somewhat neglected considering the abundance of titles available. That’s not to say the offerings that have come out are below par however, and of all the indie developers struggling to make a name for themselves, Longbow Games has certainly begun to put their name on the map.

Following in the footsteps of their previous release, Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece, Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar will once again see gamers transported back to antiquity to take charge of famous campaigns in history. As the name implies, this time round you will impersonate Julius Caesar in his ten year conquest of Gaul, a war that saw him elevated to the rank of emperor.

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Raven’s Cry

The thick fog could only conceal the impending peril for so long, as the indiscernible shadows drifting along the tumultuous Caribbean waters revealed themselves to be… pirates. Unfortunately for the populace that inhabited the misty island of Inez Sound, these were no ordinary pirates, but rather the notoriously bloodthirsty armada known as the Devil’s Tines. A merciless rampage through the village saw all the residents of Inez Sound decimated, save for the young Christopher Raven. The young boy, discarded and maimed, clutching his remaining hand, burned with a deep loathing for the men responsible for the massacre of his people and fuelled by that hatred, vengeance spurred him forward, putting his life on the line… as well as his soul.

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