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Empire: Total War

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    7.8 7.8 from 279 reviewers
  • Expert Score (105)
    8.7 8.7 from 105 reviewers
  • Value for money (11)
    9.0 9.0 from 11 reviewers
  • Features (4)
    9.9 9.9 from 4 reviewers
  • Sound quality (6)
    8.6 8.6 from 6 reviewers
  • Gameplay (63)
    8.5 8.5 from 63 reviewers
  • Graphics (63)
    9.4 9.4 from 63 reviewers
  • Sound (53)
    9.1 9.1 from 53 reviewers
  • Storyline (5)
    9.1 9.1 from 5 reviewers
  • Multiplayer (8)
    7.1 7.1 from 8 reviewers
  • Control (7)
    8.9 8.9 from 7 reviewers
  • Overall quality (4)
    8.8 8.8 from 4 reviewers
  • Appearance (2)
    9.3 9.3 from 2 reviewers
  • Replay value (2)
    10 10 from 2 reviewers
  • Atmosphere (4)
    9.9 9.9 from 4 reviewers
  • Game depth (2)
    10 10 from 2 reviewers
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    8.8 8.8 from 2 reviewers
  • Lastability (24)
    9.4 9.4 from 24 reviewers
  • Originality (3)
    9.4 9.4 from 3 reviewers
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Empire: Total War

Empire: Total War is a strategy developed by Creative Assembly, and published by SEGA for the PC and is release on March 4th 2009. The game is set during the turbulent 18th century, an era of unrivaled military advancement and political turmoil. Empire: Total War™ advances the Total War series through multiple enhancements, including 3D naval combat. Through streamlined and intuitive controls, players will command single vessels or massive fleets into battle across simulated oceans…

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Empire: Total War

Empire: Total War is a strategy developed by Creative Assembly, and published by SEGA for the PC and is release on March 4th 2009. The game is set during the turbulent 18th century, an era of unrivaled military advancement and political turmoil. Empire: Total War™ advances the Total War series through multiple enhancements, including 3D naval combat. Through streamlined and intuitive controls, players will command single vessels or massive fleets into battle across simulated oceans complete with dynamic weather effects. The game features close-quarters combats. Empire: Total War™ also includes numerous advancements such as enhanced Trade, Diplomacy and Espionage. Players will also deploy new forces and troop types as cannons, muskets and new gunpowder advances change the way wars are fought. Empire: Total War™ uses a graphics engine to render every conflict and victory in detail.

Features

Empire: Total War features New Era of Warfare – set between 1700 and 1800, players will battle against a backdrop of technological advancement, social upheaval and political turmoil; Naval Combat – New real-time battle system lets user control single vessels or massive armadas on the open sea; players can use powerful cannons to splinter and sink enemy ships or use loyal troops to board and lay siege to vessels; Legendary Battlefields - Massive landscapes and huge armies under player’s control change the course of history where they can storm the fields of war with all new weapons such as the musket and artillery and unleash the thunderous cavalry; and Historical Campaign – where players take charge of history in a campaign spanning three continents and featuring newly designed systems for Trade, Diplomacy, Missions and Espionage. Command the forces of ten playable factions including Britain, France, Spain, America and the Ottoman Empire. Empire: Total War also features Dynamic Weather; a completely new graphics engine renders real-time seascapes and ground-based landscapes as well as populating the battlefield with flora systems and destructable buildings; Enhanced Multiplayer; Intuitive Battles – A compliment of interface enhancements and improvements let players dive in and focus on combat; and a suit of all-new tools and editors that allows users to customizable scenarios. The game requires Windows XP 32(service pack 2), Windows Vista 32 OS, 2.4 GHz Single Core Intel or AMD equivalent processor, 1GB RAM (XP) 2GB RAM (Vista), 256MB DirectX 9.0c compatible video card (shader 2.0 or higher), Directx9.0c compatible sound card, compatible mouse & keyboard and 15 GB free uncompressed hard drive space.

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