Pharaoh: A New Era Builds Modern Monument to Classic City Builder’s Legacy in Glorious New Gameplay

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    Pharaoh: A New Era Builds Modern Monument to Classic City Builder’s Legacy in Glorious New Gameplay

    – See the Original Game’s Spirit Reborn as a 4K Visual Spectacle in Side-by-Side Comparisons –

    PARIS – December 22nd, 2021 – Publisher Dotemu and developer Triskell Interactive today unveiled new gameplay showcasing the mesmerizing vision of ancient Egypt that is Pharaoh: A New Era, a full remake of one of the most beloved city builders of all time.

    Today’s trailer tours both modest settlements and bustling cities, offering side-by-side comparisons of how the original game’s architecture is revitalized through fully reworked, 4K 2D visuals which retain the engrossing atmosphere fans have loved for decades. See how Pharaoh: A New Era’s reimagined visuals and modern touches make this a must-play for any aspiring ruler:


    To further ensure Pharaoh: A New Era embodies the classic’s spirit, Dotemu and Triskell Interactive also recently completed a closed pre-alpha with some of the world’s most passionate Pharaoh fans to help refine gameplay. Community feedback will continue to be a key pillar in building Pharaoh: A New Era’s modernization of the original Pharaoh’s engrossing experience.

    Pharaoh: A New Era fully recreates the classic city builder with all-new code, 4K graphics, and improved mechanics and UI. The game’s Campaign challenges players to develop cities throughout six different periods of ancient Egypt, building up trade centers, grand cities, and more. Pharaoh: A New Era includes the 2000 expansion, Cleopatra: Queen of the Nile, bundling more than 100 hours of gameplay, 53 missions, a full map and mission editor, and a Free Build mode into the ultimate celebration of the original genre-defining classic.

    Raise the latest updates on Pharaoh: A New Era by following Dotemu on Twitter @dotemu and Triskell at @Triskell_Int, and by joining the game’s official Discord.

    About Dotemu

    Dotemu is a French video game company specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games. Our mission is simple: give every gamer access to yesteryear’s classic video games on today’s platforms, including PC, mobile, console and more. Working alongside the world’s most cherished and recognized publishers, the Dotemu team has published a number of global top-sellers across both PC and console including Streets of Rage 4, Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, with additional development and publishing work on Windjammers 1 and 2, several games in the Ys series, and more. Dotemu is currently working on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge with Tribute Games and Metal Slug Tactics with Leikir Studio.

    Founded in 2007, Dotemu leverages its considerable technological know-how to maintain the original spirit of classic games while giving them a second life as rediscovered gems for a new generation of gamers.

    About Triskell Interactive

    Triskell Interactive is a French video game studio founded in 2014 because of its creators’ desire to professionalize their previous years as hobbyist developers. Triskell has since self-published two games, Lethis – Path of Progress and Lethis – Daring Discoverers, both recognized for their gorgeous 2D graphics, their strong visual style becoming the signature of the studio.