A playable demo for Rise of Nations has been released, offering the opportunity to try out the imminent real-time strategy game with 3D units by Big Huge Games. This demo contains four of the 18 nations in the full game to play through the tutorial and do battle with on one of the four different map types.
Dominate 6,000 years of history from the Ancient Age to the Information Age. Which forces will you deploy to lead your nation to global prominence? Trade, espionage, diplomacy... war? Whichever path you choose, you'll experience the pulse pounding thrill and speed of real-time gaming combined with the epic scope and depth of turn-based strategy games - brought together for the first time ever in Rise of Nations.
In Rise of Nations, you'll create new cities, improve city infrastructures and expand national borders. Conquer foes through military might using everything from sling-shots to cannons to stealth bombers to nuclear weapons; corner the market on key commodities and consolidate power under your rule; wheel and deal across time with history's eminent cultures.
News source: 3D Gamers
Download: Rise of Nations demo (194Mb)
View: Official website