Battles of the Ancient World

29th April 2015

The ‘Battles of the Ancient World’ game system is a tactical simulation of some of the greatest and most important battles from 1457 B.C. to 378 A.D.. Each scenario features one of these great battles and players may play as either side. Each unit in the game represents an actual unit that participated in the battle, each with an actual strength between 250 and 1,200 men. The map represents the actual terrain over which each battle was fought. The game in the series has been designed to ensure maximum playability and historical accuracy, in that order. There are over 55 different units across all the missions, ranging from elite Roman Legionaries, to Persian Scythed Chariots. Each unit has its own unique ability that you need to take advantage of in order to win each battle.


Key Features:

  • High Definition Era Graphics.
  • All missions, except the tutorial, can be played as both sides.
  • 3 levels of difficulty.
  • Over 50 Unique Units.
  • Detailed Combat Analysis.
  • Flank Attacks.
  • Strategic Movement.
  • Hours of Gameplay.
  • Detailed Reference Charts.
  • Game Centre Achievements.
  • iCloud Save.
  • Map Zoom.

Battle Maps:

  • BOTAW 1
    • Arbela (331 B.C.)
    • Cannae (216 B.C.)
    • Pharsalus (48 B.C.)
    • Teutoburger Wald (9 A.D.)
  • BOTAW 2
    • Issus (333 B.C.)
    • Metaurus (207 B.C.)
    • Carrhae (53 B.C.)
    • Idivisto (16 A.D.)
    • Boudicca (60 A.D.)
  • BOTAW 3
    • Megiddo (1457 B.C.)
    • Kadesh (1275 B.C.)
    • Lake Trasimene (217 B.C.)
    • Munda (45 B.C.)
    • Adrianople (378 A.D.)
  • BOTAW 4
    • Marathon (490 B.C.)
    • Granicus (334 B.C.)
    • Zama (202 B.C.)
    • Chalons (451 A.D.)
  • Detailed unit information.

  • Combat analysis.

  • Historical battles.

  • Over 50 different units.



Ancient Battle: Successors

3rd February 2015

Ancient Battle: Successors is the latest edition to the Ancient Battle series for iPhone and iPad. Alexander the Great died on 13 June 323 B.C., leaving no heir. Perhaps foreseeing the many great conflicts that would follow his demise, he left the Macedonian Kingdom ‘To the best man’. These lands, spanning most of the known world, were divided between his former generals, who saw themselves as rightful Successors (or ‘Diadochi’) to the Kingdom. The Successors plunged into a maelstrom of epic conflict as they fought for power and glory. Now you have the opportunity to reign supreme over your rivals, if you can first defeat them on the battlefield. Use units such as Greek Pikemen, Macedonian Pikemen, Spearmen, Archers, Indian Elephants, Chariots, Cavalry, and Javelinmen to engage in some of the largest battles of the ancient world.


Key Features:
  • High Definition Ancient Era Graphics.
  • 7 Mission Tutorial Campaign.
  • 8 Mission Wars of the Successors Campaign.
  • 5 Mission Pyrrhic War Campaign.
  • 5 Mission Ascent of Rome Campaign.
  • All missions, except the tutorial, can be played as both sides.
  • Over 50 Unique Ancient Units.
  • Detailed Combat Analysis
  • Flank Attacks
  • Strategic Movement.
  • Hours of Gameplay.
  • Map Zoom.
  • 25 missions

  • Map zoom feature

  • Over 50 unique ancient units

  • High definition graphics



Ancient Battle: Alexander

Ancient Battle: Alexander delivers a unique wargaming experience on iPhone and iPad. Use Macedonian Phalangites, Greek Hoplites, Indian Elephants, Scythed Chariots, Persian Cavalry, Catapults, Archers, Slingers, and many other unit types to engage in classic battles. Based upon, and a major upgrade to, the game system developed for Ancient Battle: Rome. A game that was the No.1 strategy game on the App Store in 8 countries and reviews included: “Hunted Cow’s best wargame yet” – Pocket Tactics “Delivers everything one can expect from a strategy title” – Arcade Sushi “Smart, challenging, and surprisingly substantial strategy game” – Pocket Gamer Included in this version are three campaigns that allow you to refight Alexander’s battles in and around Greece and Macedonia, including the battle of Chaeronea. The second campaign follows his push to conquer the Achaemenid Persian Empire, while having to deal with rebellious Spartans in Greece. Finally Alexander’s campaign in India, ending in the epic battle of Hydaspes, with the Macedonian Pike Phalanx versus the masses of Indian Elephants. Major game system improvements on Ancient Battle: Rome include improved A.I., improved combat analysis system, better flank attack logic, better line of sight logic, Elephant Generals, and Greek Hoplites.


Key Features:
  • High Definition Ancient Era Graphics.
  • 7 Mission Tutorial Campaign.
  • 8 Mission Greece Campaign playable as the Macedonians or their opponents the Athenians, Thebans, Illyrians, Getae, Thracians and Triballians.
  • 7 Mission Persia Campaign playable as the Macedonians or their opponents the Achaemenid Persians and Spartans.
  • 5 Mission India Campaign playable as the Macedonians or their opponents the Classical Indians and Scythians.
  • 48 Unique Ancient Units.
  • Detailed Combat Analysis
  • Flank Attacks
  • Hours of Gameplay.
  • Battles of the greatest ancient general

  • Play as 11 mighty factions

  • Lead 48 different units

  • Enhanced combat logic



Ancient Battle: Hannibal

Ancient Battle: Hannibal is the newest edition to the Ancient Battles series. Experience the magnificence of the Punic Wars, as you follow Hannibal on his crucial campaign against Rome. Based upon, and a major upgrade to, the game system developed for Ancient Battle: Rome, a game that was the No.1 strategy game on the App Store in 8 different countries. Ancient Battle: Hannibal introduces many new game features including multi-level hills to elevate your strategic opportunities when commanding vast armies. Fight the battles of the Second Punic War between Carthage and Rome. Each campaign is themed around battles between Hannibal’s armies and their cunning opponents in the four geographical regions of Italy, Spain, Sicily and Africa. Hannibal’s inspired tactics and leadership made him one of Rome’s most dangerous enemies and possibly the greatest general of all time. Can you match his achievements on the battlefield?


Key Features:
  • High Definition Ancient Era Graphics.
  • 7 Mission ‘Tutorial’ campaign ending with a unique skirmish battle.
  • 4 Mission ‘Sicily’ campaign, featuring battles from the First Punic War, including the battle of Bagradas.
  • 8 Mission ‘Italy’ campaign featuring the decisive battles of Lake Trasimene and Cannae.
  • The ‘Africa’ and ‘Spain’ campaigns are available via in-app purchase.
  • All missions, except the tutorial, can be played as both sides.
  • 38 Unique Ancient units including Roman Hastati, Spanish Scutarii, Bolt Throwers and Elephants.
  • Four classes of infantry: Raw, Average, Veteran and Elite.
  • Detailed Combat Analysis.
  • Flank Attacks
  • Strategic Movement.
  • Hours of Gameplay.
  • 38 unique units

  • Detailed combat analysis

  • Relive historical battles

  • Play one of four factions



Ancient Battle: Rome

Designed from the ground up Ancient Battle: Rome gives a unique wargaming experience on iPhone and iPad. Use Roman legionaries, elephants, catapults, heavy and light cavalry, archers, slingers, fanatics and many other unit types to engage in classic battles. Reached No.1 strategy game on the App Store in 8 countries and reviews included: “Hunted Cow’s best wargame yet” – Pocket Tactics “delivers everything one can expect from a strategy title” – Arcade Sushi “smart, challenging, and surprisingly substantial strategy game” – Pocket Gamer Included in this version ‘Caesars campaign in Gaul’ culminating in the classic siege of Alesia, and the campaign between Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great, including the battle of Pharsalus. You can also purchase additional campaigns, ‘Britannia’ with the highlight of Queen Boudicca’s demise at the battle of Verulamum, ‘Germania’ with the Roman massacre at Teutoburger Wald, and the ‘Pontic’ campaign against Mithridates the Great. The ‘Pontic’ campaign adds scythed chariots and the Greek Pike Phalanx to the game system.


Key Features:
  • High Definition Ancient Era Graphics.
  • 7 Mission Tutorial Campaign.
  • 8 Mission Gallia Campaign playable as the Romans and Gaul.
  • 8 Mission Italia Campaign playable as Caesar and Pompey.
  • 32 Unique Ancient Units.
  • Detailed Combat Analysis
  • Flank Attacks
  • Hours of Gameplay.
  • Additional Purchasable Campaigns.
Purchasable Extra Content:
  • 8 Mission Britannia Campaign playable as the Romans and Britons.
  • 8 Mission Germania Campaign playable as the Romans and Germans.
  • 8 Mission Pontic Campaign playable as the Romans and Pontic
  • 8 Mission Parthia Campaign playable as the Romans and Parthians
  • 8 Mission Terra Incognita Campaign playable as the Romans
Note: The Mac Edition of the game already includes all the additional purchasable content.
  • Play one of four factions

  • Re-enact historical battles

  • 30 unique unit types

  • Elephants




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