Raise massive armies, embark on epic campaigns to expand the Empire, and take control of the known world! Engage in grand-scale city building and create magnificent cities with creativity and control like never before.
Release Date: Mar 20, 2009
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About the GameRaise massive armies, embark on epic campaigns to expand the Empire, and take control of the known world! Engage in grand-scale city building and create magnificent cities with creativity and control like never before. Intuitive controls make it easy to launch bone-crushing combat missions and manage every aspect of your thriving civilization.
After decades in exile, your family name has been all but forgotten in Rome. But, the departure of the tyrant Sulla has changed everything, and Rome stands on the brink of a new era. Sides must be chosen as Caesar and Pompey battle for control of the Republic. The stage is set for you to gain power and influence over one of the greatest civilizations in history.
Advanced Battle System
Take command of 18 different military units, including naval command, elephant cavalry, and mercenary forces. Recruit citizens of Rome, draft captured enemy forces, and pay foreign squads for their special skills. Defend and expand the Empire by land and sea with exciting RTS gameplay.
Online multiplayer functionality with 6 different strategy modes — play competitively or cooperatively. Create buddy lists and challenge your friends to a battle, or use the matching system and take on an unknown foe with the same skill level. Advance your career and increase your rank from praetor to consul and beyond.
Rub shoulders with Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, Cleopatra and more in a non-linear historical campaign featuring over 40 missions. Choose your own fate as you create and destroy alliances with more than 20 different historical figures. Celebrate your victories by erecting legendary monuments such as the Coliseum, Circus Maximus, the Pantheon, and more.
Flow resources eliminate tedious micromanagement, giving you the freedom to create thriving cities with multi-leveled economic systems. Information overlays visualize the city economy and satisfaction of the people on every location on the map.
4X REAL-TIME STRATEGY:
ExplorE — Journey to ancient Gaul, Britannia, Egypt, and more to colonize barbarians and establish new trade routes.
Expand — Stake your claim throughout the known world in the name of Rome! Help build the empire through military conquest and economic prowess.
Exploit — Natural resources are yours for the taking as you establish farming, mining, and logging operations. Raze barbarian villages for riches, labor, and property.
ExtErminatE — Destroy all who stand in the way of Rome's glory! Defend your territories by land and sea to secure peace and prosperity for the empire.
- Detailed citybuilding alongside rtS combat dramatically widens audience.
- Competitively priced within the genre.
- Extensive online multiplayer connectivity — play competitively or cooperatively.
- Game's scale is far beyond the city of rome, allowing players to experience all areas of the roman Empire by land and sea.
- Operating system: Windows® XP & Vista
- Processor: 2.5 GHz Single Core Processor
- Memory: 1 GB RAM
- Hard disk space: 4 GB
- Video: 128 MB 3d Video Card (GeForce® 6600/Radeon® 9600 or better)
- DirectX® Version: 9c
16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
68 products in account
45.7 hrs on record
Its better than it looks. I got this on a side deal from some game, Warband i guess.. It turned being good, im enjoying it. If you liked old days of caesar city builder, or pharaoh, this is a good game. It have even more history and culture on Rome than Rome 2! Well, TBH Rome 2 is pretty bad and blunt. Anyway, apart from some bad drawings and lack of a proper in game manual/encyclopedia, this game is good.
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
34 products in account
13.6 hrs on record
I like this game. Yes, its kind of dated and visuals are way less than todays standards. And, thinking back even when this game came out 4 years ago, the graphics wouldve been pretty poor. But their functional. This game starts out slow as you learn and you wonder if it will get good....and I have to say Its kept me pretty interested. Rome and Greece are my favorite periods for strategy gaming (and ww2 of course). So I can recommend this game for you. Especially at this price.
5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
36 products in account
14.3 hrs on record
It's ok, but feels somewhat low budget and very arcady. Gameplay is very rushed (unless you exploit a bug). And I find the music bloody terrible, to the point of it being distracting. I do like the free-style building of towns where the buildings can merge into one another and the roads can be bent to your liking when you place them so you can make a natural-looking place.
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
40 products in account
6.6 hrs on record
I love this game, I have owned only for a couple of days, but it is already a favourite. It can be hard to master (I still haven't) but it is still a great game and I will definetely recomend this brilliant game.