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Dawn of Discovery

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    8.3 8.3 from 30 reviewers
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    8.8 8.8 from 6 reviewers
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    8.4 8.4 from 7 reviewers
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    8.0 8.0 from 6 reviewers
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    7.8 7.8 from 6 reviewers
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    6.0 6.0 from 4 reviewers
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DAWN OF DISCOVERY

DAWN OF DISCOVERY is a real-time strategy and simulation game/citybuilding game that will be published by UBISOFT for the Wii, Nintendo DS and PC platform. Scheduled for release in summer 2009, Dawn of Discovery gives gamers the opportunity to explore new civilizations and build their own empire like never before through the immersive action of the Wii Remote and the DS stylus. Dawn of Discovery is the North American title of Anno 1404, and takes place in the year 1404, when King G…

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DAWN OF DISCOVERY

DAWN OF DISCOVERY is a real-time strategy and simulation game/citybuilding game that will be published by UBISOFT for the Wii, Nintendo DS and PC platform. Scheduled for release in summer 2009, Dawn of Discovery gives gamers the opportunity to explore new civilizations and build their own empire like never before through the immersive action of the Wii Remote and the DS stylus. Dawn of Discovery is the North American title of Anno 1404, and takes place in the year 1404, when King George's land is suffering from severe droughts and brutal famine. Aware of his people's distress, the king calls on his two sons, William and Edward, to acquire new territories in order to produce enough goods to satisfy the needs of his empire's inhabitants. Both sons take different approaches to task, where Edward suggests aggressive means to collect the precious resources, his brother William offers a peaceful solution, proposing to explore new and unsettled lands in the south of the kingdom. William’s quest takes him to the mysterious Orient, returning with new technologies like the water pump for dry land irrigation for food cultivation.

Features

Dawn of Discovery features gameplay that allows players to build and sustain an expansive empire. It also lets players explore a detailed world and discover new places to create one's civilization. Players are required to set up trade posts in the spice mines of the Orient and explore new trade routes to the your nation growing. It also involves learning from other nearby cultures to expand one's horizons and master the challenges of establishing a prosperous society. This game is developed specifically for Wii, DS and PC audiences and feautres enique art style and integration of the Wii Remote and DS stylus for an interactive city-building experience. It also features a scalable 3-D engine. Other features are user interface for multiple gameplay modes and faster player rewards for both long or short play sessions, multiplayer modes across platforms, giving allowance to players to build civilization and make history along with a friend in the 2-player co-op mode for Wii and integration with Ubi.com that allows PC players to track achievements, climb leaderboards and challenge others online. This game will be accessible for everyone from beginners to pros and will features a help system that offers contextual hints for any situation, and in-game encyclopedia that includes illustrated tutorial filled with tips and strategies for building civilization.

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