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May 4th, 2006, 19:07
Via Eurogamer: (http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=64336)

SEGA's confirmed the brilliant news about its Rome: Total War - Alexander expansion. You know, that Brian Blessed is voicing over the cut-scenes. Wicked!

SEGA's also talked it up in a bit more detail. It's out in June and will be sold through digital distribution on www.sega.com and other official sites, and features a new campaign, six new historical battles, and adds four new factions and more than 60 units.

They reckon it adds up to 30 hours of gameplay in total. There's a new campaign - spanning Alexander's unification of Greece and his subsequent conquest of the Persian Empire - and the six historical battles, playable online and via LANs, too - include Alexander's triumphs against the Greeks, Persians and Indians.

Among the new factions will be the Macedonians and the Persians, while the more-than-60 new units including Persian scythed chariots, elite immortals and the likes of the Hypaspists, Phalangists and Companion cavalry.