Kalypso Media has announced the release of Rise of Venice, their new strategy trading game for the PC. Rise of Venice challenges players to sail the seas surrounding Renaissance-era Venice, trading in goods, battling enemy navies and crafting a political empire through means both overt and subversive.
Here are the key features of Rise of Venice:
-Experience a compelling story full of intrigue and treason in Venice at the time of the Renaissance
-Trade a variety of goods in the most important cities of the time such as Rome, Alexandria, Constantinople and Athens.
-With your own family tree you can interact with your family members, send them on missions and watch how the power of your family grows over time.
-Meet other important families who are pulling the strings in Venice’s government and influence political decisions yourself.
-Build your own production facilities and trading fleets
-Take fate into your own hands and test your skills in furious sea battles
-Multiplayer mode for up to 4 players via LAN and Internet
In addition, Kalypso Media has released a launch trailer for Rise of Venice that can be viewed below.