of the Ants
||(Win95/98/2000) (Retail Box) (EMPANTSPR)
Publisher: Microids /
The Ultimate Species Are About To
Empire of the Ants takes you
into the undergrowth of the frantic world of colonization and dominance within
the insect kingdom. Build up huge colonies, lead your armies into battle for
supremacy, hunt down food and breed to improve your numbers.
The anticipation is over .. it is time to experience a whole
- 11 exciting and varying missions
- 13 different breeds of ants to control
- Encounter other weird and wonderful creatures including:
spiders, salamanders, beetles, locusts and many more
- Real time effects including seasons and night/day
- Beautifully rendered graphics, depicting a lavish insect
- Single player or multiplayer options for up to 8 players
over LAN or Internet
- Innovative AI that reproduces the instinctual behaviors
of every insect
- Difficulty level options
Empire of the Ants is a real-time strategy game based on the
best-selling novel of the same name, written by Bernard Werber.
Players will be exposed to the beautiful,
microscopic world of the ants as it comes to life with real-time 3D multiple
camera angles and in and out zooms. Players will take on the role of an
up-and-coming ant commander that has been given the task to oversee the welfare
and expansion of a colony of russet ants. Each player must build up their
forces, guard their anthill, collect food and building materials, and maintain
and grow their colony of ants.
This title features extraordinary AI that replicates the
instincts of each insect and faithfully reproduces more than 60 different
species of insect and animal to exploit and engage in battle. Multiplayer mode
allows for up to 8 players over LAN or Internet to take part in multiplayer
skirmishes with a wealth of options and play styles. The North America version
of Empire of the Ants has new features such as: new units to command, new
enemies to conquer and new lands to explore
Pentium II 233 (350 recommended), 3D accelerator (3D AGP recommended), 32
MB RAM (64 MB recommended), 200 MB hard disk available, 8x CD-ROM drive,
DirectX compatible sound card.
Multiplayer: LAN (2-8 players), Internet (up to 8
players), Modem (2 players) - 28.8K or higher, Direct serial link (2 players)
via null modem cable.
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