Founded in 2003 by the last remaining members of Westwood Studios—fathers of the modern-day real-time strategy game (see Dune II)—Petroglyph Games has spent the past decade continuing to build on that proud RTS tradition. Now the developer has taken an unexpected turn towards mobile social games, to Coin a Phrase.
The promise of blending a real-time strategy game with legions of gamers around the world in a persistent online environment is great. But pulling that off remains a challenge.
The strategy masters at Petroglyph Games take a stab at online action with Rise of the Immortals, a free-to-play Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game aimed at both casual and competitive MOBA players.