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

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    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.
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18 of 18 people (100%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 11
I got this game, I have not played it very much, but I do have one story for you. Gather round children.

I though, "Yeah, I've studied the Napoleonic wars, I'll be good at this game!" so I hopped on multiplayer.

At first I thought I would be good.

I lost all of my Cavalry and most of my Infantry within fifteen minutes. The only reason I was still alive was because of my artillery.

Then I realized something: I was going to be Wellington. I was going to recover and route all of his infantry.

With the rest of my Line infantry, I ran, leading them into my artillery on a hill. With a combination of cannister shot and Volleys, they were breaking. Then, his cav charged and killed most of my infantry.

But I have forgotten about three units.
Three units that I had moved into the trees at the start of the round and forgotten about.
My rifles.

I quickly moved my rifles into position. They quickly killed many of his militia, causing a route. His cav tried killing them, buy my riflemen were not fazed. They killed almost all of the cav as they charged. When they met my brave riflemen, we lost one man. His cav was dead by my brave riflemen.

Then, in a last ditch effort, he sent in his Grenadiers. His elite infantry against my rifles. They outnumbered them, and they were stronger.

But my Brave riflemen did not run. They fired on them from afar, then, without giving the grenadiers a chance to recover, the brave riflemen, who were full with energy, charged against the tire, wavering grenadiers.

My brave riflemen killed all of the Grenadiers.

The brave riflemen, the last men on the battlefield, the only men to have not routed or died, had won the battle.

Heroic Victory.

10/10, would forget about riflemen then say ♥♥♥♥ it and charge again.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
80.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 1
It's difficult to take a break from video games when such visceral and tactile sexiness like Napoleon Total War exists. This game is disturbing my profession, my life as an artist. I just can't wait to get back to warring against France as Prussia. The battlefield, with Darthmod added, creates scenes straight out of some of the artwork of the period.

An ingenious game where you share a room with a campaign map attempting to delegate, with precision and balance, the growth of your nation, or kingdom, with battles on a beautifully rendered map. The sound of muskets popping randomly along the long stretched line of troops, the war cry of cavalry swooping in to crush a bewildered enemy, artillery slamming on top of multi-colored troops, the chink of metal as the war ravaged troops fight until lack of morale or blood drowns them in a dusty North African battlefield, or a rain-drenched European battlefield.

I have so few complaints about this erudite piece of entertainment, for the exception of, perhaps, the lack of maps for skirmish mode. There's just not much in variety of maps, but I will not allow the lack to hinder my pleasure of this well done and crafted piece of art.

The vanilla game is excellent but if you have the space and the time add Darthmod to enhance it to near perfection. I just can't recommend this game highly enough. The Total War series deserves an applause, especially Napoleon. :-)
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
153.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
"They fear me like a force of nature, a dealer in thunder and death."
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
34.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
I never played many TW games, but I think it's one of the best. Medieval II was great, but graphics and animations... Rome II is the second best, but imo Rome is more simple than NTW cuz there aren't any powder weapons. Can't say anything about Shogun II, haven't seen any gameplays. When I buy the game, the most important things are: graphics, story and mechanics. This game has good graphs, story is also very good AND the mechanics are great. NTW gets even better when u install some mods (Darthmod - great mod, you can play every faction you want! I recommend Poland, hard to get good relationship with Königreich Preußen and Erzherzogtum Österreich while making the best choice - attacking Российская империя, especially Vilnius). If you love history of Europe, I really recommend this game, but be aware: you can't family share this game (or at least I can't :<)!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
30.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 16
The game is good but honestly i enjoy the ww1 mod more.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
27.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 16
Very fun game! I highly suggest you should get it. The battles are amazing and multiplayer is the best part.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
18.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
Learnt how to act like a crummy, arrogant little french f***.
10/10 bandes des putains de sales des putes (vous allez cherché sur google translate?)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
61.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
Well i love strategy games especially Total War series. Napoleon has already entered my top 5.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 16
I LOVED Empire total war, not knowing why everyone hated it but playing another Total War game changed my view. Napoleon is basically a upgraded Emprie Total war forward a tiny bit in time with America and India completely removed with a focus on Europe. The large map size is very good for strategy but frustating to stategise a defense.

If you are new to total war, GET THIS ONE. Every soldier on the battlefeild is accounted for, with annimations, ragdoll etc. This series is one of the best TBS game series around.

7/10
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ChairmanMeow84
58.3 hrs
Posted: September 29
top game
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vdehaan
150.7 hrs
Posted: September 29
To bad the game is unplayable on Windows 10. It freezes up and only a hard reset of the PC gives you back control.
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zack7pc
7.7 hrs
Posted: September 29
To be honest wen i got this game i didnt play it much. for me the graphics were worse then empire total war.
and if u want to play a more in depth game, in this timeline. Just buy empire
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Taebrythn
44.0 hrs
Posted: September 28
i'm mixed on this one. while i like the game i feel like there is some weird bugs in it. there is an audio issue that seems to come up every once in a while. i noticed it crashed right after that on the last run i did in the game. now besides that weird thing i do love historic games. gives you an insight to the warfare of the time or the mindsets of some of the countries back then.

you learn a little about history as you play these games. so i do like total war games and this one is still fun just i'm not sure where i stand with the audio issue.

forgot to add one bug that was odd. while i was chasing down mobs i saw one left. went to it and it was a cannon crew. what was odd was there was no one left alive just the horses. so i had to wait out the time fast forward. even then the battle didn't end like it normally does. i had to quit the battle. thank god it wasn't a loss by doing that. only time i've ever seen that bug.
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Horatio Nelson
2,274.2 hrs
Posted: September 28
Product received for free
I like the british solider units but i don't like the altliery. for the french it is the opposite.
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FoulExplicitLanguage
62.3 hrs
Posted: September 27
Pretty good
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Metsibishie
0.3 hrs
Posted: September 26
I don't know why, but for some reason my friends can see me owning this game even though I have never bought it. Also I don't see it in my library either so I'm pretty sure my memory isn't failing me.

Creepiest game 2016
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Jiang Ziya
13.8 hrs
Posted: September 26
Better than Empire : Total War in terms of graphics and audio but more or less same. Buy both if you want complete experience of gunpowder era Total War.
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Mahmoud0326
17.2 hrs
Posted: September 24
This game is great, runs smoothly, and has a classic feel to it. If you like real time strategy games i recommend this game.
I've played over 16 hours and cant stop. Give it a try.
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