||  

  ||  

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 : 7054 )


In Other News..

Order of Battle: Pacific AAR part 3/3 is out!

Friday, April 17, 2015

The last part of Order of Battle: Pacific AAR is here!

Waves after waves the Japanese forces have established a strong bridgehead in the Philippines for their final assault! Lukas and Dave are holding the frontline with heavy losses with the intent to delay the longer they can the enemy invasion!  But time is running out and only 6 turns remain to the end of this hard fight!

With lack of air support and reinforcements could they be able to resist and act as a steel barrier against the Rising Sun?

Check the last part of the battle here!

Read more...

Come and meet us at Salute 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

On the 25th of April 2015, the Slitherine Group will have its traditional stand at the London Salute event. But this year is going to be very special! Richard Bodley Scott, the mastermind behind Pike and Shot – our popular wargame set in the European Renaissance period – will be there to personally sign copies of the game between 13.30 and 14.30 at the stand - TE18!
Do not miss this incredible opportunity to meet this famous game designer!
 
Salute is a great event with lots to see and do and, of course, a lot of different games. That is why we are looking forward to being there and we hope that we will meet you!

Read more...

Brother Against Brother is Out Now!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

"The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on."(Ulysses S. Grant, Union General)

Today you have the chance to rewrite the opening battles of the American Civil War with the official release of Brother against Brother: The Drawing of the Sword!

Thanks to years of primary researchand unique access to some materials previously unavailable to game-designers, the latest wargame from developer Western Civilization Software offers an incredible level of detail and accuracy: battlefields, units, weapons and orders of battle have been recreated with a rare passion. Only the ones who are able to coordinate the movements of their divisions and maintain cohesion at every level of their army will have the chance to avoid seeing their men retreating from the battlefield!

Rediscover the battle maps and histories of the famous early encounters (1st Manassas, Wilson’s Creek, Mill Springs and Williamsburg) that were the source of inspiration of the 25 scenarios available in the game from the official product page of Brother against Brother – The Drawing of the Sword!

Read more...

Pike and Shot Community Maps Sneak Peek!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

An incredible amount of work has been undertaken by the Pike and Shot community! 

Dozens of new maps for both single player and multiplayer have been created and added to the game and now you can enjoy a wider experience of the religious struggles that raged all across the Old Continent during the 16th and 17th century.

The new maps cover some of the historical battles fought in the Thirty Years War, the English Civil War, the conflict between Hungary and the Ottoman Empire, and many others. 

To download the maps just select “Historical” from the main menu and then “Download Community Scenario”. Once the download is complete, when you go back to “Historical” you will find the downloaded SP scenario(s) in the list (MP scenarios won't appear in the Historical list, but will appear in the MP lobby when you select New Challenge).

The scenarios are for iPad and PC as well!

Read more...

Deal of the Week! Alea Jacta Est Birth of Rome is 50 percent off!

Monday, April 13, 2015

"I am mindful of human weakness, and I reflect upon the might of Fortune and know that everything that we do is exposed to a thousand chances" (Scipio Africanus)
 
A new and exciting discount is here! 
 
Set in the age of the first struggles between the Romans and their nearest most powerful enemies, Birth of Rome is a true simulation game  that allows you to, build, manage, organize, maneuver, sustain and reinforce  armies and fleets.
Lead your faction over 5 great historical scenarios and confront famous strategists such as Pyrrhus of Epirus or Hanibal Barca of Carthage through merciless battles and vicious diplomatic treaties. You will either find a way, or make one.
 
You can grab this fantastic game here for only $ 9.99! 

Read more...

Sovereignty is entering Steam Early Access today!

Thursday, April 09, 2015

We’re very excited to announce that Sovereignty: Crown of Kings is available through Steam Early Access program! So what are you waiting for?

Select any kingdom you wanton the map and lead it to glory… or devastation!

By joining the Early Access program, you have the chance immerse yourselves in a unique world with a deep lore and solid warfare, diplomatic and economic mechanics. By wisely combining soft and hard power, and mastering both strategic and tactical layers, you can eventually achieve specific local goals before going on to rule the whole continent! Last but not least you can get the game at only $24.99, before the price increases after the Early Access period!

Assume the leadership of one of the lands of Sovereignty and guide your people to glory and prosperity. The challenges you are going to face are intimately linked with the faction you select and the geography of your location in the world. Whether you want to build a wealthy kingdom or become a famous conqueror, your subjects will expect you to take the right diplomatic and economic decisions. 

Read more...

Brother Against Brother: Battle of Mill Springs revealed!

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Today we reveal another super detailed Battle Map for the upcoming Brother against Brother!

The Battle of Mill Springs took place in Pulaski and Wayne counties, Kentucky, and was a first major victory for the Union troops led by General George Henry Thomas.

As always, we are giving you access to the map and its elegant 20 page PDF Booklet with detailed Orders of Battle of both forces on the battlefield, and a valuable description of the various phases of the battle.

Download the full package here or click here to browse the map online!

Map and Booklet are added to the download section of the product page!

Read more...