Based in London, England
1 November, 2012 (HD Edition)
Journey to distant Arabian lands renowned for brave warriors and fearsome weaponry in Stronghold Crusader HD. The highly anticipated sequel to the best-selling Stronghold, Crusader throws you into historic battles from the Crusades with fiendish AI opponents, new units, 4 historical campaigns and over 100 unique skirmish missions. Relive the historic Crusades as Richard the Lionheart and the Saladin, Sultan of Syria. Lead a determined group of Crusaders, forged by centuries of barbaric warfare, amidst the haze of the desert heat then fight for your freedom as the mighty Saladin.
Stronghold Crusader was originally released in 2002 to critical acclaim and commercial success. Over the years the Stronghold series has grown to become one of the most enduring RTS franchises in gaming, with sales of more than 6 million.
- Join the Crusaders or the Saladin’s forces in 4 historical campaigns.
- Fight through 100 unique skirmish missions, each one more challenging than the last.
- Design and build your desert fortress, with a working economy and brutal killing zones.
- Command new units with unique abilities, such as the stealthy Assassin and nimble Horse Archer.
- High resolution graphics allow you to view the entire map on a single screen.
- Steam Cloud support for saved games.
- Updated for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 compatibility.
Steam Trailer - YouTube
The Making of Stronghold Crusader - YouTube
Launch Trailer - YouTube
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- "If you enjoyed the mighty Stronghold, but want a game with even more substance, then sire, your software is ready."
- Steve Polak, IGN
- "Considering its new campaign options, more-satisfying single-player missions, and tweaked gameplay, it's a safe bet that fans of the original game will have even more fun storming the castle."
- Tom Chick, GameSpot
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