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Hamburg, January 30, 2013. Today,
InnoGames released the first graphics from
Forge of Empires’ upcoming era: the
Industrial Age. A completely fresh campaign and map awaits players,
set in The New World. In addition, updated architecture, more than
70 quests and Industrial age technologies are ready to be
Players will be able to unlock technology previously unavailable
in the game at the end of the Colonial Age – such as
ballistics, precision tools, and modern chemistry – all which
will help as battles heat up in the newly discovered Wild West.
Back at home, the Great Buildings can be erected in cities,
along with beautiful and detailed Victorian style housing for
inhabitants, factories, and even a natural history museum.
The new age will be open on all markets in the coming weeks.
Players can stay updated on the status of the game in the forums,
Forge of Empires is a browser-based strategy game, where
players, tasked with leading their own city to prosperity can
research new technologies, build impressive historical buildings
and enlarge their sphere of influence through military campaigns
and skillful dealing.
With about 100 million registered players, InnoGames is one of
the world's leading developers and providers of online games. The
Hamburg-based company has scored major successes with games such as
The West and