Firefly Studios Catapults Stronghold: Warlords onto Steam

Fans of building, besieging and ‘wuselfaktor’ rejoice! Firefly Studios’ latest entry in their legendary ‘castle sim’ series, Stronghold: Warlords is now available on Steam, GOG, Humble and other retailers. Firefly celebrates today’s long awaited release with a final launch trailer for the game featuring fresh gameplay, the full campaign map and a story preview narrated by Rae Lim: Including a 31 mission campaign with conflicts and sieges ranging from 300 BC China to 16th century Japan, Stronghold: Warlords both covers a wide historical period and (more importantly) introduces gunpowder to the series for the first time! Introducing legendary figures like … Continue reading Firefly Studios Catapults Stronghold: Warlords onto Steam

Trailer: Meet The Rat Of Stronghold Crusader 2

Firefly Studios has just released a new developer diary confirming the return of The Rat in Stronghold Crusader 2. The Rat was one of four original antagonists in the best-selling Stronghold (2001) and a character that fans of the upcoming Crusader 2 have been keen to see return: In a developer blog post on the Crusader 2 website, Firefly wrote about their decision to bring back one of the ‘Big Four’ and how The Rat will help make one key improvement to the Stronghold series: “It gives us great pleasure to announce that The Rat, one of the four most … Continue reading Trailer: Meet The Rat Of Stronghold Crusader 2

E3 News: Firefly To Reveal Stronghold Crusader 2

Strategy fans and castle builders rejoice, Firefly Studios has just announced the next entry in their legendary Stronghold series will be revealed at E3 2013. Set to march across the Atlantic next week Stronghold Crusader 2 will be shown to press at E3, with the first screenshots and game trailer released to the public shortly after. Seeking to build upon the trademark gameplay of the original Stronghold Crusader, Firefly will be showing press the game’s new visuals, sleek new battle interface, new units and AI characters. Stronghold Crusader 2 promises the original game’s epic fast-paced skirmish gameplay with all-new maps, … Continue reading E3 News: Firefly To Reveal Stronghold Crusader 2

Stronghold Community Night Set To Be Held In London

Firefly Studios, creators of the Stronghold series of real-time strategy games, has just announced their first ever Stronghold Community Night, taking place in London at The George Inn on July 1st 2013. Spurred on by the recent success of their free-to-play MMO Stronghold Kingdoms, which has attracted a community of over 1.5 million players since launch, Firefly Studios has decided it is time to connect with the fans outside of trade shows and online forums. To this end Firefly will be hosting a community night on July 1st at London’s largest and most widely-known medieval pub, The George Inn. Stronghold … Continue reading Stronghold Community Night Set To Be Held In London

Firefly Handed Out 3 Million Stronghold Kingdoms Presents

Over the Christmas period Firefly Studios gave away more than 3,000,000 in-game items as prizes in the Stronghold Kingdoms Christmas Giveaway. After logging in, players of the free-to-play online strategy game were greeted with 20 days of free prizes and festive graphics. In that time a massive 3,300,000 cards were snatched up, in addition to 125,000 rare Premium Tokens which were handed out to Lords and Ladies of English, German, French and Russian descent. The competition was made available across all game worlds and lasted until 1st January 2013. Nick Tannahill, Marketing Manager at Firefly Studios is ecstatic about the … Continue reading Firefly Handed Out 3 Million Stronghold Kingdoms Presents

Quests Make Their Way To Stronghold Kingdoms

Firefly Studios, creators of the second most popular free-to-play game on Steam, have just released a new Summer Update for Stronghold Kingdoms, adding Quests and a prize-giving Quest Wheel. Over 150 unique Quests have been added to Stronghold Kingdoms with a free Summer Update aimed at enriching the gameplay experience for low and high-level players of the popular Castle MMO. Previously limited to a single tutorial quest, the new Quests system challenges players to master all of the gameés disciplines. From gathering intelligence on neighboring Lords and clearing your parish of wolf lairs, to erecting castle walls within a time … Continue reading Quests Make Their Way To Stronghold Kingdoms

Stronghold Kingdoms Reaches One Million Players

Firefly Studios, creators of Steam’s number two free-to-play game Stronghold Kingdoms, hit a major milestone this week by reaching 1,000,000 registered players. Stronghold Kingdoms, consistently the second most popular free-to-play game on Steam for nearly five months now, has reached 1,000,000 registered players. "Adiewux" joined World 3 on Monday at 11:45 BST, bringing the total number of Lords and Ladies playing Kingdoms to a massive one million. World 3 was the first of many new game worlds launched to keep pace with a huge influx of new players, following the game’s Steam launch in February. Reaching one million players has … Continue reading Stronghold Kingdoms Reaches One Million Players

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