Urban Empire: New Screenshots Available

The excitement is really building for Urban Empire now, and today we’ve got a fresh batch of screenshots showing off some of our very own cityscapes as they progress through a few different eras. Seeing your city grow and evolve before your eyes is a unique and rewarding experience, one we can’t wait for you…

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Inside Urban Empire – Blood Is Thicker Than Water

In the beginning of Urban Empire you will be asked to pick one of four leading families in Swarelia. Will you choose to sympathize with the aristocratic and loyal van Pfilzen family or maybe with the bon-vivant of the Shyskys? Will your inquisitive mind draw you to the innovative Sant’Elias’ or do the socially-thinking Kilgannon’s…

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Urban Empire: Crafting Virtual Architecture

In the following article we’ll delve a bit deeper into the topic of our last Urban Empire developer update (Buildings – From Concept to Final Asset). Mikko Tyni, Creative Consultant and Environment Concept Artist from Fragment Studios, gets down to the details: Creation of building designs for Urban Empire is a curious mixture of adherence…

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Urban Empire: Developer Update #2

In our second Developer Update, we’ll be diving deeper into the world of Urban Empire. Today’s topic concerns buildings and how they find their way into the game – from the initial idea to final in-game asset. The overall aim behind this is to create a living, realistic and organic townscape, with buildings covering a timespan…

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Urban Empire: Developer Update #1

To keep you up to date on the development process of Urban Empire, we’ll be publishing regular features and updates for the game straight from Fragment Production in Finland. The past few weeks have been mostly spent putting the last pieces of the puzzle together for the debut of at Urban Empire this year’s GDC…

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