||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Matrix Games To Publish Supremacy: Four Paths To Power!

Posted: Monday, November 15, 2004 by Matrix Support

Type: News

New Turn Based Sci-Fi Strategy Game from Black Hammer Game, Inc Matrix Games is pleased to announce that it has secured the rights to publish Black Hammer Game’s (www.blackhammergame.com) new turn-based sci-fi strategy game, Supremacy: Four Paths To Power (www.supremacygame.com), which is scheduled for release in December, 2004

Supremacy: Four Paths To Power is the ultimate test of survival for sci-fi strategists.  Begin with a planet, a ship and a plan.  The galaxy is stretched out before you, but you are not alone. The path to Supremacy is a puzzle with many pieces, from espionage and economic growth to planetary invasions and fleet battles. Play as one of four unique commanders, each with distinctive starships, ground units, abilities and strategies.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “We’re excited to be able to bring Supremacy: Four Paths To Power to our customers. We believe it’s a real strategy gamer’s title, where every choice involves a trade-off and every challenge has several possible solutions. Different play styles are rewarded, but in the end you have to conquer to succeed and in the area of combat, Supremacy really shines.”

Supremacy: Four Paths To Power is designed to allow you to have total control over your campaign. The composition of your fleets and ground forces and the improvement of your worlds is up to you. Guard your supply lines, scout enemy territory and attack before you are attacked. Plan carefully or you will face defeat. A variety of galactic maps and customizable play options also offer tactical variety and replayability.

Matthew Schlanger of Black Hammer Game, Inc. commented, “We’re very pleased to be on board with Matrix Games, they are becoming one of the most successful strategy-oriented publisher in the market. We feel that Supremacy: Four Paths To Power will fit right in with the existing Matrix Games strategy and science fiction line and we look forward to meeting the Matrix Games community.”

Combat resolution in Supremacy: Four Paths To Power is turn-based. Combat happens both in space, where over a dozen unique ships attack and defend with a number of special attacks and upgrades, and on the ground, where armies clash using gigantic mechs, flamethrowers, suicide bombers and more. Fight against another human or against a finely tuned adaptive AI opponent.

Although there are many paths you can choose, only one will lead to Supremacy!

List of Features

  • 4 unique storylines for each individual race
  • Combat is fought in space and on planetary surfaces
  • 45 unique units, including suicide bombers, flamethrowers and massive mechs
  • Adaptive AI that will continually challenge your strategies
  • Unique resource management and economic system
  • Robust multiplayer allows you to find and challenge others
  • Customize the game to better suit your preferences
  • Multiple tactical approaches to each battle keeps combat fresh
  • Ruthless AI controlled Space Pirates may hinder your plans
  • Extensive in-game help makes Supremacy easy to learn (but difficult to master)

For more information, please visit the Supremacy: Four Paths To Power website at www.supremacygame.com.

 

ABOUT BLACK HAMMER GAME, INC.

Black Hammer Game is a game development company for the console and PC platforms. Our first title, I Spy Challenger, released in 2002 for the Game Boy Advance, has received dozens of positive reviews and awards. Our current project, Supremacy: Four Paths To Power, will be published in 2004, and we are already planning our next title. We are located in SoHo, New York and are doing our best to help build the growing game development culture on the East Coast, one game at a time.

More Info

Supremacy: Four Paths To Power

  ( Views : 7147 )


In Other News..

Star Hammer Human Vessels Preview!

Friday, May 29, 2015

It’s time to see what the Naval Strike Group 7 has in store to face the Nautilid threat!

All of the human military spacecrafts have shields on 6 different segments that receive individual damage. Also there is a specific setup for every single alien unit. As a consequence, attacking from top rear or left front, for instance, will have totally different results depending on the target and weapons selected.

Be sure to the check the videos on our YouTube Channel!

Stay tuned! Space is vast, but it is not empty. Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy is going to fill it with plenty of capital ships and aggressive aliens next week, on June 4th.

Read more...

HoW15 - Why is this game about World War 2, again?

Friday, May 29, 2015

Eastern Front is out fashion, they say. Ardennes are trendier these days. Pacific has been ignored for far too long and North Africa campaigns are not too popular, Husky is not doing too well and so it goes. But why are we always talking about World War 2, in the end? 
 
There are interesting studies about this, that range from psychology to actual gameplay and customers behaviour analysis. One goes, for instance, that World War 2 allows a natural progression for players, from invasion of Poland to harder fought Operation Barbarossa, to get into gameplay mechanics gradually, in a historically accurate setting. 
 
Reality is that World War 2 as a topic sells games. Or gives more chances for games to succeed in the market, at least. According to data we have on hand, which take into account over fifteen years of history, the only setting that's able to compete with World War 2 is Sci-Fi. So scienc

Read more...

Your chance to grab the best 4x space game at 50 percent off

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A year ago Distant Worlds: Universe released on our store and on Steam. Since then, press and players, old and new of the series, have been playing and praising this game as the best 4X space game ever made.

PCGamesN wrote it is "and exceedingly complex, infinitely rewarding space strategy game", while GameWatcher wrote "Distant Worlds: Universe is the finest 4X space game in a generation".
RockPaperShotgun called it "one of the most unique, enormous and engrossing strategy games ever made".

We really wanted to celebrate this anniversary with you so, starting today at 7 PM CEST/ 5 PM UTC/ 1 PM EDT and for the next 48 hours, the game will be on sale for only $ 29,99 on our store and on

Read more...

HoW15 - Does complexity define wargames?

Thursday, May 28, 2015

What defines complexity, after all? Does a game for experts need to be hard to play? Over the years there has definitely been a race to add more details to the games. Abstraction has become an design target few wargames developers are willing to pursue, because it breaks the rule of historical accuracy, but is the real thing fun to play? 

Read more...

Scourge of War: Waterloo Diaries Part 2

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The second part of the Scourge of War: Waterloo Diaries is now online on our YouTube Channel! Surtur is back with an interesting focus on one of the most important features in the game: the Chain of Command.

In Scourge of War: Waterloo battles can be fought from several perspectives depending on your position in the military hierarchy.

As in the previous video, this is in-game footage, without any post-editing!

Stay tuned for further videos!

Read more...

Revolution Under Siege Gold announced!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

“An ally has to be watched just like an enemy” - Leon Trotsky

At arms Comrades!

Five years has passed from the initial release of Revolution Under Siege, the simultaneous turn based historical wargame set during the postwar struggles in the eastern Europe, but we had never rest!

Revolution Under Siege GOLD is a project of SEP REDS aided by volunteers from all over the world, all dedicated fans and contributors of the historical strategy games from AGEod!

This new edition contains a myriad of new options and game mechanisms to immerse you even more in the Russian Civil War; dozens of big fixes and game balance additions, as well as hundreds of minor improvements based on the last 4 years of players experience and feedback, and more!

Read more...

Warhammer 40.000: Armageddon Collector's Edition

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Armageddon’s battlefields will tremble with this Collector’s Edition!

You asked for salvation and the Salamanders came from the sky! You asked for vengeance and the Blood Angels heard your call! You asked for glory and the Ultramarines raised their flags with you!

Now the fate of Armageddon lies in your hands!

This ultimate edition contains

• all the DLC Scenarios (Untold Battle, Vulcan’s Wrath, Angels of Death, Glory of Macragge)

• a digital version of the game soundtrack, featuring over 10 tracks;

• 4 folded posters (2 double sided) detailing all units present in the game, including Astra Militarum (Imperial Guard), Salamanders, Blood Angels and Ultramarines.

• Full colour printed manual.

Read more...