We are pleased to announce that Stronghold 2: Steam Edition is now available to download and play! Discounted by 15% during launch week and released as FREE update for existing owners on Steam, this new remaster is designed to future proof one of your favourite Stronghold games. With new content, enhanced graphics and a reworked UI the Steam Edition brings Stronghold 2 into the modern era for both veterans and Stronghold newbies. Continue reading
What inspired Stronghold? How did the developers deal with publisher pressures? What was it like creating an indie game at the turn of the century? Where is Stronghold headed?! Get the answers to these questions and more in our second exclusive ‘Making Of’ video feature! Take a behind-the-scenes look at the development of the original hit castle sim RTS in this exclusive interview with producer Paul Harris and the father of Stronghold, Simon Bradbury. Have any of YOUR questions been left unanswered? Post them in the comments below and we might feature them in a future video!
Don’t forget our sequel to the original Stronghold has a new Steam Edition releasing on October 5th! So if you like the look of Stronghold HD and are intrigued to see how the game sequel builds on the sim foundations then either grab yourself a copy at launch or upgrade for free with the Stronghold Collection on Steam!
We are preparing for the Early Access release of our new character switching, class based dungeon crawler with the release of a new hero trailer! ‘The Ogre’ as he is simply known is the first spirit form players will acquire in-game and as a tank provides new strategic options. An ancient force of nature returned to life for the battle against Death’s armies, the Ogre makes up for his slow speed with the ability to control and absorb damage from large mobs. Check out the new gameplay footage, let us know what you think in the comments and don’t forget to wishlist MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures on Steam! Continue reading →
We are pleased to finally announce that Stronghold 2: Steam Edition will be released on Steam as a free upgrade for existing owners of the game on October 5th 2017. Created exclusively for Steam, Stronghold 2: Steam Edition comes with Steam multiplayer, achievements, visual enhancements, six new maps, a digital art book, official soundtrack and Steam Trading Cards. The Steam Edition also updates Stronghold 2 with full Steam Workshop support, allowing to you easily create and share custom maps with friends. Recreate iconic real-life castles, battlegrounds from medieval history and scenes from your favourite fantasy epic! Continue reading →
We are proud to have finally released Stronghold Kingdoms on Google Play! As promised the Android version of Kingdoms arrives more or less alongside iOS, with a two week gap between releases providing a little breathing room. This has allowed us to make sure each launch goes as smoothly as possible and we do appreciate your patience with this minor delay. From today can go head-to-head or join forces with other players on iOS, PC and Mac, with the ability to log in using your existing account. Compatible with Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later, Stronghold Kingdoms on Android is the full game on mobile with new touch controls and full cross-platform play. Continue reading →
Watch as Firefly reacts to your Stronghold, Space Colony, CivCity: Rome and Stronghold Kingdoms Steam reviews! In the second episode of our ‘Devs Read Steam Reviews’ video series we go in search of the most weird and wonderful user reviews, plucked from the darkest corners of Steam and thrust into the harsh light of day for all to see. Watch our developers read and react to the most entertaining, ridiculous and innuendo-filled user reviews Steam has ever seen.
The new mobile version of Stronghold Kingdoms is finally available on the iOS App Store and will be coming to Google Play on August 31st. This is both Firefly Studios’ first mobile release and the first ever Stronghold game to come to mobile, making it a massive milestone for us! Stronghold Kingdoms is completely free to play and includes all main gameplay features of the game on PC and Mac. Kingdoms on mobile is the full game with new touch controls and cross-platform play between iOS, PC, Mac and Android once that version is made available. Continue reading →
It gives us great pleasure to finally announce that the all-new mobile version of Stronghold Kingdoms will be coming to iOS on August 17th and Android shortly after on August 31st! Our first ever Stronghold game on mobile and first major mobile release, at launch Stronghold Kingdoms will be the full game players know and love on their mobile device of choice. These new iOS and Android versions of the game will feature all major features from the desktop version, as well as new touch controls and cross-platform play between iOS, Android, PC and Mac. Continue reading →
Ever wondered what it was like for the original Stronghold 2 developers to produce a highly anticipated sequel to the original castle sim? Then watch our new ‘Making Of’ feature and find out exactly what it was like, straight from our two most senior members in the London office. Designer Simon Bradbury and Producer Paul Harris, both of whom worked on the original release of Stronghold 2 in 2005, discuss custom engines, new features and working with one of the biggest publishers in the world! Continue reading →
On Sunday our UI artist ran the annual London 10k dressed as Zelda from The Legend of Zelda, complete with wig and flowing dress! Followed by three very green Links, one even armed with an imitation foam sword and shield, our 3D artist chronicled the journey through central London in the link below. Continue reading →