History is as yet unwritten. Napoleon: Total War™ is the new chapter in the critically acclaimed Total War™ series and opens up a new narrative layer to the genre-defining franchise. From the early Italian campaign to the battle of Waterloo, Napoleon covers two decades of relentless battles, a backdrop of a world in flames against which...
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Release Date: Feb 25, 2010

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Includes 5 items: Napoleon: Total War - Heroes of the Napoleonic Wars, Napoleon: Total War - Imperial Eagle Pack, Napoleon: Total War™, Napoleon: Total War™ - Coalition Battle Pack, Napoleon: Total War™ - The Peninsular Campaign

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About This Game

History is as yet unwritten.

Napoleon: Total War™ is the new chapter in the critically acclaimed Total War™ series and opens up a new narrative layer to the genre-defining franchise. From the early Italian campaign to the battle of Waterloo, Napoleon covers two decades of relentless battles, a backdrop of a world in flames against which the story of an extraordinary military career unfolds.

Whether you play as the legendary general or against him, the outcome of war can never be guaranteed. The course of history relies on your ability to lead your troops through the most intense battles as never seen before in a Total War game.

  • The genre-defining franchise brings Napoleon to life —
    Napoleon: Total War defines a new standard within the genre with exciting characters and a cinematic narrative, mind-blowing battle sequences and an unrivaled mix of turn-based and real-time strategy.

  • Three new episodic campaigns —
    Take command and lead your armies on land and sea over three campaigns: Italy, Egypt and Mastery of Europe. The seamless mix of objective-based missions and sandbox experience makes this the most complete Total War experience to date.

  • Cutting-edge multiplayer —
    Napoleon features fully integrated multiplayer modes and a complete set of online functionalities: Steam achievements, gameplay bonuses, uniform editor and voice communications.

  • All new Napoleonic battles and units —
    Advanced weaponry enables new tactical options and even more exciting real-time battles on an epic scale, while the highly detailed environments and improved battlefield buildings guarantee a realistic recreation of famous historical battles.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Microsoft® Windows Vista®/XP®/Windows® 7
    • Processor: 2.3 GHz CPU with SSE2
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM (XP), 2 GB RAM (Vista®/Windows® 7)
    • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX® 9.0c shader model 2b compatible GPU
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 21 GB free space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows Vista®/XP®/Windows® 7
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM (XP), 4 GB RAM (Vista®/Windows® 7)
    • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX® 9.0c shader model 3 compatible GPU
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 21 GB free space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8.5
    • Processor:2.0 GHz
    • Memory:4GB Memory
    • Graphics:256MB*
    • Hard Drive:26GB HD space
    • Other Requirements: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI X2xxx series, Intel GMA series, NVIDIA 7xxx series and NVIDIA 8xxx series.
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.9.3
    • Processor:2.4 GHz
    • Memory:4GB Memory
    • Graphics:512GB*
    • Hard Drive:26GB HD space
    • Other Requirements: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI X2xxx series, Intel GMA series, NVIDIA 7xxx series and NVIDIA 8xxx series.
Helpful customer reviews
253 of 286 people (88%) found this review helpful
275 people found this review funny
52.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 6, 2015
- Starts as France
- Thinks "Oh crap! Almost everyone hates me!"
- Recruits hoards of troops from Paris
- Sends them against Austria
- Austria loses Capitol and requests peace
- "HAHA! That was easy."
- Prussia declares war
- Annialates Prussian Army and takes capitol and entire territory
-" Too easy."
- Russia declares war.
- "Well this will be easy"
- Loses entire army to Russian attack and Attrition

10/10 Would invade Russia again
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66 of 83 people (80%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
Napoleon Total War is just a glorified Expansion for Empire Total War. It's a very fun game, but if you are looking for a good single play, don't get this. From all the Total War games, this one has the weakest singleplayer campaign. If you like the time period, get Empire Total War. Although Napoleon has a smaller map, less factions, less diplomatic freedoms and a very poor AI, it has good multiplayer, graphics are better and the battles are more engaging. Oh, and the art for the Steam achievements stands out in a good way - the achievement pictures are military medals! http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=602354140 http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=606970378 http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=606928099
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25 of 29 people (86%) found this review helpful
27 people found this review funny
24.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
>Playing a seige as Britian
>Defending, winning by a landslide
>Realize I have some elite infantry on the back wall
>Decide to move them inside an armoury
>They start jogging down the ramp and off the wall
>As each one reaches the ground every single one of them dies, wiping out the entire unit
>120 Dead Blackwatch at the bottom of a ramp

11/10, buy this game
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21 of 24 people (88%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
1,699.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 25
This has to be one of the best, real time strategy games ever made. I still keep coming back to this game, and hope that there will be a Napoleon II, just like they created a Rome II.
Multiplayer is brilliant. Some of the best games have been 4 on 4, on a large map, taking hours to finish. Hide units in a forrest and carry out an ambush. Learn to use your howitzers differently than your canon.
Don't use your cavalry too early.
If you like real time strategy war games, this is the best.
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14 of 17 people (82%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 8, 2015
Napoleon Total War

This is a pretty good game. It is basically Empire Total War with a few changes. It runs and plays well. I like the soundtrack in this game.

There are not as many small kingdoms as in Empire Total War. Battles tend to be large. Both of these things can be positive although I like having many smaller kingdoms on the map. Of course a long Empire Total War game has fwe remaining kingdoms late in the game and most are rather large.

This is an excellent time peroid for warfare. Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry are all useful on the battlefield. There are many cool units during this time period.

There are off map trading sites similar to those found in Empire. These trading sites are nice for extra income.

Napoleon Total War is one of the good Total War games. Total War games are great. I like them. I need to spend more time with Napoleon but am hooked on Empire for now.
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