Ancient Wars: Sparta

Alternative title(s)Sparta – La battaglia delle Termopili (ITA)
Antiquity gameEAG
ReleaseApr 20, 2007
PublisherPlaylogic, Eidos
DeveloperWorld Forge
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreStrategy game; empire-building
SettingThe player can play as Sparta (during the Battle of Thermopylae and the Battle of Salamis), Egypt (after the Persians’ conquest of Egypt; during the First Egyptian Satrapy) and Persia (after the Battle of Marathon and ending with the Battle of Plataea); The conquests of AlexanderDLC (336-323 BCE); the player can play as Macedonia, Greece, Egypt and Persia
Notable charactersBLeonidas, Xerxes, Pausanias, Demaratus, Darius, Alexander The GreatDLC, AristotleDLC, ParmenionDLC, AmintaDLC, Darius IIIDLC, PhilotasDLC, PoroDLC
DLCFate of Hellas (2007 [RU], 2008)


Saura-Ziegelmeyer, A. (2018). ‘L’Antiquité et les jeux vidéo : représentations sonores’ in F. Bièvre-Perrin & É. Pampanay (eds.), Antiquipop. La reference à l’Antiquité dans la culture populaire contemporaine. Lyon [online]: MOM Editions, 175-186.

Additional keywords

history, real-time

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