Build cities in Egypt with the Pharaoh: A New Era gameplay overview video!
Rise of the Pharaohs: The acclaimed construction game Pharaoh from 1999 will be released on February 15th as a new edition by Dotemu under the name Pharaoh: A New Era. A new gameplay video really whets the appetite for hauling stones.
A pyramid like this can be built in no time at all, can't it? In 53 missions and more than 100 hours of gameplay, you will soon find out that there is more to managing the fate of an Egyptian empire. In Pharaoh: A New Era, strategists take on the role of a pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and must build a prosperous city by gathering resources, constructing buildings, trading and forging political relationships. Players also have to maintain their subjects' faith in the Egyptian gods and overcome political challenges to expand and stabilise their empire.
Developer Triskell Interactive and publisher Dotemu promise an in-depth simulation of Ancient Egyptian culture, including architecture, religion and political dynamics. Pharaoh: A New Era is said to offer a unique gaming experience for fans of building strategy games and history buffs. In just under 8 minutes, the publisher presents its city builder in a new gameplay video. So - rub the sand out of your eyes and enjoy these glimpses of a game that is eagerly awaited by the strategy community.
Pharaoh: A New Era Features
A Cult Classic Remade: Rediscover 4,000 years of History in 4K HD in this remake of the cult classic city-builder Pharaoh and its expansion Cleopatra: Queen of the Nile
A Rich, Complexe and Unique Experience: Trade and develop your economy with neighboring cities and make your civilization thrive while facing the elements with the flooding of the Niel, the wars with your enemies, the furies of the Gods and the plagues of Egypt
A Fortune of Fun: Lead your people through a rich 50+ missions and 100+ hour campaign, or unwind and build the metropolis of your dreams in a Free Build mode
Breathtaking Views: Marvel at the beauty of budding settlements and lively cities sprawling across the Egyptian sands, brought to life through fully reworked, intricate hand drawn art
Modern Refinements: Overhauled menus, a refreshed UI and various adjustments make Pharaoh: A New Era’s classically inspired fun feel like second nature to play
A Fully Reorchestrated Soundtrack: Take in stirring recreations of the original soundtrack’s melodies, rearranged and performed with traditional oriental instruments
More than just a remake, Pharaoh: A New Era also brings hundreds of gameplay changes, enhancing the original experience to new standards:
New reworked UI: with overhauled menus and a fully redesigned UI, build your city more efficiently and raise your empire to new heights
- With the New Nilometer Indicator, track both when the Nile floods occur and its quality
Manage your people more easily and efficiently with new and redesigned mechanics, like the Workers tooltip, the Fixed Worker Ratio or the Global Labor Pool
Develop your city with ease with the ability to quickly copy-paste buildings
- Enjoy a chiller experience by disabling predators
- And many more!
- Build the Egypt of your dreams using the map editor mode