Triumph Studios has finally stopped teasing us on the eXplorminate forums and announced Age of Wonders: Planetfall at PDXcon!
AoW: Planetfall is a science fiction-themed empire builder and planetary conquest game set in the ruins of a fallen galactic empire. The game will feature Triumph’s industry-leading, turn-based, tactical combat and rich science fiction worlds set on the beautiful maps we have come to expect from the Age of Wonders series over the years.
Whether any of the fantasy races from Triumph’s previous titles will make the jump to the science fiction setting is unknown. But our crack team of eXplorminate researchers expects the same kind of interesting race/class combinations in AoW3 to make a return in AoW: Planetfall. The game will feature a single player campaign that will reveal the history of the new setting and the fallen empire that left behind the tantalizing ruins you see in the artwork and screenshots. As usual, Triumph promises the ability to create random maps and online multiplayer to give AoW: Planetfall plenty of replay value.
The impeccable Age of Wonders III is an excellent game with a tight, focused design that has a lot of fans on the eXplorminate staff with turn-based tactical combat that stands head and shoulders above the competition. We are expecting big things from Triumph Studios and AoW: Planetfall and will be eagerly awaiting development updates.
Will some weird alien bug guys feel the wrath of my Space Dwarves? Will dire penguins be armed with laser cannons? Stay tuned to eXplorminate to find out!
The game is being developed by Triumph Studios and published by Paradox Interactive. The release date is set for some time in 2019.