Factsheet

Developer:
Firefly Studios
Based in London, England

Release date:
25 May, 2012

Platforms:
Steam

Website:
fireflyworlds.com/games/stronghold3

Regular Price:

USD29.99
GBP22.99
EUR27.99

Description

Stronghold 3: Gold mixes real-time strategy and village sim gameplay with dramatic castle sieges featuring hundreds of units. A keep packed with features include realistic physics, intricate castle design, story-driven campaigns and numerous multiplayer modes. The new Gold edition includes all extra content, updates and tweaks added to Stronghold 3 since launch, as well as an entirely new ‘Blackstaff’ campaign. As a package Gold features three core story campaigns including Blackstaff, a Freebuild sandbox mode and four flavours of multiplayer including the new Coronation mode! Stronghold 3: Gold also includes all 12 historical sieges, previously only available through special editions of the game.

History

Stronghold 3: Gold is the long-awaited third instalment in the award winning castle-building series. Set 10 years after the events of the original Stronghold (2001), The Wolf has cheated death and now plans his revenge on medieval England. Becoming even more bitter and twisted during his painful recovery in the east, the vengeful Wolf is on the loose raiding villages and towns in the dead of night. Your arch nemesis has created a tide of panic that only you and your allies can stand against!

Features

  • Besiege The Wolf – Three story-driven campaigns continue the tale of the vengeful Wolf.
  • Design Your Stronghold – Build mighty castles with unique layouts using new freeform construction.
  • Get Medieval – Protect your peasants as an entire medieval economy springs to life.
  • Simulate Destruction – Realistic physics and night-time sieges make siege warfare more brutal than ever.
  • Rewrite History – Attack or defend famous castles from the pages of history. Succeed where others failed!
  • Conquer Your Friends – King of the Hill and Capture the Flag allow you to besiege other players online.

Videos

Gameplay TrailerYouTube

Dev Diary 1 - The BasicsYouTube

Dev Diary 2 - PhysicsYouTube


Images

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Artwork

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Selected Articles

  • "Firefly knew what they had to do to win back Stronghold fans"
    - Robert VerBruggen, Cheat Code Central
  • "Stronghold 3 delivers a solid military and economic gameplay"
    - Staff Writer, GamingXP
  • "Stronghold 3 is true to its predecessors"
    - Andrea Mazzocchetti, Everyeye
  • "Stronghold 3 is one of the last big exclusives of PC gaming"
    - Roberto Bertoni, Eurogamer Italy

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Stronghold 3 Soundtrack
Available for free from soundcloud.com.


About Firefly Studios

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Firefly Studios is an independent video game studio consisting of around 30 full and part-time staff, specialising in strategy games since 1999.

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Stronghold 3 Credits

Simon Bradbury
Lead Designer, Firefly Studios

Eric Ouellette
Company President, Firefly Studios

Paul Harris
Senior Producer, Firefly Studios


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