Remake of beloved classic city builder, Pharaoh: A New Era, welcomes up-and-coming rulers to Egypt on Feb. 15

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    Remake of beloved classic city builder, Pharaoh: A New Era, welcomes up-and-coming rulers to Egypt on Feb. 15

    – New release date trailer celebrates a genre-defining classic and its acclaimed Cleopatra: Queen of the Nile expansion –

    PARIS – January 25th, 2023 – Publisher Dotemu and developer Triskell Interactive today announced that aspiring rulers will take the throne in Pharaoh: A New Era, a full remake of one of the most beloved city builders of all time, February 15 on PC via Steam

    Pharaohs can find inspiration for their future civilizations in today’s new trailer which recalls the rich history of Egypt’s swirling sands. The footage follows modest settlements as they grow into bustling cities and recalls the rise of the modern wonders that are the pyramids. Watch the new video for a snippet of the 4,000 years of Egyptian history Pharaoh: A New Era depicts: 


    Pharaoh: A New Era fully recreates the 1999 classic city builder with all-new code, gorgeously detailed graphics, improved mechanics and a fresh user interface. The game’s “Campaign” challenges players to develop cities throughout six different periods of ancient Egypt, building bustling 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, and a “Free Build” mode into the ultimate celebration of the original 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 TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge, 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 Metal Slug Tactics with Leikir Studio, Pharaoh: A New Era with Triskell Interactive and additional exciting projects still to be announced.

    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.