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Developer: Destructive Creations
Publisher: 1C Company
Take command of your army as you storm through medieval Europe in an extensive series of campaigns. Choosing one of the four available nations – Viking, Anglo-Saxon, German, Slav – you will be tasked with more than just conquering, raiding and pillaging enemy camps, villages and towns. Only by utilizing the full range of available tactical options, taking strategic advantage of the environment, and managing your temporary bases and settlements, will you emerge victorious.Ancestors Legacy is a historically accurate real-time strategy game influenced by historical events in the Middle Ages. The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields, all rendered in great detail thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 tech. Experience medieval bloodshed like never before, thanks to the cinematic action camera that puts you right in the middle of the battle at the press of a button.
4 playable nations in an extensive single player campaign inspired by historical events
Advanced tactical options combining the use of terrain, experience and morale
Cinematic battle camera view puts you right in the center of the action
Outstanding visual fidelity powered by Unreal Engine 4
Intense multiplayer battles
Streamlined resource management and village construction
Precise controls with native gamepad support
Ancestors Legacy - Official Launch Trailer
Ancestors Legacy - New Official gameplay footage [Anglo Saxons Campaign]
Ancestors Legacy - Official Battle Prayer Trailer
More often than not, Ancestors Legacy showed me a good time watching my berserkers, Teutonic knights, and Slavic tribesmen hack their way through forests, marshes, and the occasional open field. The weakness in the core infantry combat, which tilts a bit too much away from quick, tactical thinking and into correctly guessing how the enemy line will be arranged, was the main issue that kept me from really coming to love it. Historical inaccuracies aside, though, it scratched my itch for a traditional RTS in a way that will probably keep me coming back.
Ancestors Legacy is not for every player that loves the RTS genre because it lacks the depth and complexity of its kind, but at the same time will enchant newcomers to the style thanks to its simplicity, great and tactic encounters, atractive campaigns, marvelous aesthetics and an atmospheric soundtrack.
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Ancestors Legacy makes a comfortable transition to console, serving up an RTS experience that plays superbly and looks the part. Minor technical issues and a moderately cluttered UI do little to detract from the overall action, which is strong across all of the release's main modes.
Age of Empires-like 'Ancestors Legacy' goes up for preorder on Xbox One
Ancestors Legacy is a real-time strategy game inspired by historical events during the Middle Ages. The game combines resource management, base building, and squad-based battles, in an expansive experience.
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