Date of publish: 16/11/2020 17:31 CET
American Conquest: Divided Nation is a game that should appeal to Civil War buffs everywhere, not to mention Texans. This sequel to 2003’s real-time strategy game moves the action forward in time, from the Revolutionary War setting of the first game to the American Civil War and the Texas War for Independence. We recently got our first look at this sequel to see what’s new in the series.
It may seem a bit ironic that an American Civil War game is being developed in Europe of all places, but in a way it makes sense. Divided Nation will use an enhanced version of the American Conquest engine, which was developed by Russia’s GSC Game World. Various forms of the engine have powered a number of successful Napoleonic War games, and Napoleonic battles are similar in tactics and appearance to those seen in the American Civil War. However, the developer of the original American Conquest is out, and publisher CDV Software has brought on a new team for Divided Nations…