Fight battles around Greece and Macedonia, including the battle of Chaeronea
Elgin, Scotland — Developers Hunted Cow Studios and HexWar have announced that Ancient Battle: Alexander, the second in their series of hex-based wargame simulations covering the Ancient Era, will be available on the App Store tomorrow for $1.99/ €1.79 / £1.49 with no in-app purchases.
Ancient Battle: Alexander is based upon, and a major upgrade to, the game system developed for Ancient Battle: Rome. A game that was the No.1 strategy game on the App Store in 8 countries. Major game system improvements include improved A.I., improved combat analysis system, better flank attack logic and better line of sight logic.
Included in this version are three campaigns that allow you to refight Alexander’s battles in and around Greece and Macedonia, including the battle of Chaeronea. The second campaign follows his push to conquer the Achaemenid Persian Empire, while having to deal with rebellious Spartans in Greece. Finally Alexander’s campaign in India, ending in the epic battle of Hydaspes, with the Macedonian Pike Phalanx versus the masses of Indian Elephants.
Ancient Battle: Alexander features 48 unique Ancient units including Macedonian Phalangites, Greek Hoplites, Indian Elephants, Scythed Chariots, Persian Cavalry, Catapults, Archers, Slingers.