Excerpt: On holiday in Europe last year I took part in a guided tour of a once highly prized Roman port. With its towering statues, ornate buildings and bustling marina, the town must have originally been a magnificent example of the majesty of history's most famous, and most decadent, empire.
Excerpt: You can't beat the pedigree of CivCity: Rome . The city-building game was co-developed by Firefly Studios (of Stronghold fame) and Firaxis Games (of Sid Meier and Civilization fame). Yet... somehow, and in some way, the game went wrong.
Excerpt: It is Roman fever these days! With a bevy of recent Rome-themed games like Rome: Total War (the best tactical strategy game hands down) and Glory of the Roman Empire , as well as the big screen productions of Troy and Alexander , and the hit Rome program on HBO, the obsession with Neo-Classical...
Excerpt: Launched without a lot of fanfare, CivCity Rome is a game that is aiming to fight its way to the top of the Roman heap. And given that it is up against longtime conqueror, the Caesar series and their new Caesar IV game, that won't be easy. And let's not forget Glory of the Roman Empire as well.
Excerpt: CivCity: Rome, an introduction. For fans of ancient history city building games it's been fairly uneventful over the last few years. Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile was about the only title to arrive in recent times.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is CivCity Rome is a city management simulator by Firefly Studios and Firaxis Games. CCR puts you in the place of a governor with the tall task of transforming tiny towns into terrific testaments to Rome’s glory and majesty.
Excerpt: It’s kind of difficult to review CivCity: Rome because it’s taking two great things-- Civilization IV and SimCity --and mixing them, yet not really resulting in anything particularly remarkable. The game is neither astonishingly good nor bad in any noteworthy sort of way.