Medieval II: Total War is a strategy games and is a sequel to the previous games, Rome: Total War. This time the game is set on medieval era.
Medieval II: Total War retain many elements of gameplay from Rome: Total War with many enhancement such as the improved religion system and world events like the Christian Crusade or the Islamic Jihad. As a Christian Kingdom you can answer the call of The Pope the conquer the land considered infedel by them. Settlement are now divided into 2 type, a castle and a city. Settlement can be converted between.
Graphics of Medieval II: Total War are improved in many ways from the previous game. Each soldier has a varying number of elements to him, such as arms, legs, body armour, shield heraldry, and so forth. Each element has a varying number of styles. Arrow and fire arrow effects feels more alive. Blood effects has also been introduced, but without gore effects.
Medieval II: Total War is a great sequel of Total War series. Medieval era especially the Crusade era is one of many interesting setting in Total War. With improved graphics, the performance of the game still great, the game runs very optimized. I recommend this.