Cato and Macro: The Game launches
November 6, 2014, Article by Ben Willis in Books
Have you always wanted to dress as a Roman soldier and march your way across the blood-soaked battlefields of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East building barracks, collecting resources and slaying perilous enemies? Well, now you can (virtually, that is…) – ‘Cato and Macro: The Game’ is out today, available for FREE on your mobile or tablet from iTunes and Google Play.
Simon Scarrow said: “It was really important to me that the game stay true to the Cato and Macro novels and I’m delighted with how it’s turned out. Expect to see plenty of blood, brutality and Macro-isms!”
Along your death-defying journey through the game you will discover Cato and Macro’s special battle abilities as well as unlock exclusive author notes and extracts from the bestselling book series.
• Put your empire-building skills to the test as you build a fort, expand your barracks, collect essential resources to keep your soldiers in battle condition and maintain a Roman settlement to prepare your army for hordes of oncoming barbarian forces.
• Free to download from the iTunes App Store and Google Play, there will also be the option to purchase additional exclusive content such as the Praetorian and the ultimate weapon, The Flaming Pig. It’s literally a pig that’s been set on fire.
• Think tactically and master your battle strategy to conquer your way through the perilous levels. Slash, blast and fire your way to victory leaving decapitated enemies in your wake.
If you’ve got a Windows Phone, a Windows 8 version of ‘Cato and Macro: The Game’ is set to be available for download early in 2015, don’t worry.