Year: 2009 | Developer: Nitro Games | Publisher: Paradox Interactive | Publisher in Russia: 1C / Snowball Studios | 1,41 GB
Genres: Strategy (Real-time / Tactical) / Simulator (Naval) / 3D / Top-down / Privateer / Trader
On the game: "The East India Company" - a fascinating maritime strategy of the company Paradox Interactive, which has already won recognition lovers global strategies of the world series games Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron.
Spearheading their own commercial enterprise, drive profitable trade, creating new sea routes, build military armada, use diplomatic ploy for lucrative contracts and expands the boundaries of influence.
Plan your actions in the global mode: dispose of the economy, diplomacy and construction, but when it comes time to test their fleets in fact - are personally involved in a sea battle: the team of an entire squadron or try yourself in the role of captain of a single vessel.
Bitter struggle for wealth and power over the Indian and African colonies, spectacular sea battles and adventure await you!
* Lead the most powerful trading company in the world
By selecting one of the eight powers - Britain, France, Holland, Portugal, Denmark, Sweden, Spain or the Holy Roman Empire - you can become the head of the East India Company of the country and start building your own trading empire. Base the new colonies and expand the boundaries of your trading empire, to build strong armada to control the seas, and seize the strategically important ports in order to crush the trade competitors.
* Fight on land and at sea
Using more than a dozen ships, from battleships to the nimble heavy bidding, gather your own invincible navy. Keep fighting power of your ships, picking up at the service of the best sailors and soldiers, buying weapons and ammunition, Rewiring any vessel of their own taste. In combat, you will be able to command individual ships, watching the progress of the battle from the deck, or run the whole fleet at once in strategic mode.
* Earn a fortune by trading with the East India
Trade rare and valuable goods, tea, spices and silk, creating new trade routes, bribe, persuade, intimidate other trading companies, using all possibilities of diplomacy - to do everything that you have not left a single competitor.
* Become the captain of a pirate ship
Standing on the other side of the law, as Tanya Praise: take boarded galleons of gold, increase its fleet by capturing enemy ships, and do not miss the chance to profit at the expense of others.
* Visit the Skin Corsair - marine mercenary
Capture hostages for a generous buyout, storm forts smugglers - to do everything to become famous and earn fabulous riches.
* Compete in a grand naval battle of Trafalgar
Stand on the side of the British, Spanish or French and experience their talent Admiral: commanding the entire fleet, to change the course of the famous battle and pull out a victory from the hands of the enemy at any cost.
* Play over the Internet or LAN
Multiplayer mode supports up to 10 players simultaneously. At your service - command and dueling game modes, including new types of battles - the Beehive and the breakthrough of the blockade.
Minimum System Requirements:
System: Microsoft ® Windows ® XP / Vista
Processor: Pentium ® 4 1.6 GHz or AMD Athlon ® 2 GHz
Memory: 1 GB
Video Card: video card with 128 MB NVIDIA GeForce, ATI Radeon or equivalent, compatible with DirectX ® 9.0, which supports Pixel Shader 2.0 or 3.0
Sound card: 16 bit sound device compatible with DirectX ®
Hard drive: 6 GB
Do You Like This Game