Excerpt: It's not surprising that many fans of strategic war games are also history buffs. Learning about a particular time period and committing its names, dates and social information to memory is very similar to mastering the intricacies and subtle details of virtual warfare.
Conclusion: In summary, I would say this game is a must for those of you whole love fast action and strategy. This game is very friendly on weak computers and will offer you hours and hours of fun if you let it.
Excerpt: “On my signal, unleash Hell.” – Maximus, Gladiator Unleash hell, indeed. Was there ever a more dominant military force than the ancient Roman Empire? Granted, they didn’t have the military might that the U.S. currently possesses, but consider the conditions they were under.
Conclusion: And while the adage that there is strength in numbers holds true to Praetorians, it’s not just a matter of training as many units as possible, then moving on to the next settlement, continuing the process until you have a monolithically huge army to swarm the enemy with.
Conclusion: Praetorians is an extremely fun and satisfying game to play - gamers who've enjoyed playing similar games should give this one a serious look. To start, I recommend interested players download the playable demo which effectively illustrates a good panorama of the game.
Excerpt: "On my command...unleash Hell!" For many of us, the first minutes of Gladiator were some of the most riveting and exciting parts of that movie. For those who wish to relive and explore that ancient period by commanding Roman, Barbarian, or Egyptian forces in combat,
Praetorians is definitely your...
Excerpt: In looking at the game Praetorians, I began to think that this was another Age of Empires or the like, but I was wrong. I was wrong because even though there are many similarities, Praetorians is a new game all its own.
Excerpt: Pyro Studios and Eidos, the companies responsible for bring us the Commandos series, brings us its latest endeavor, Praetorians. I think they’ve held up to their own standards with this game. Praetorians is little bit different from most RTS games on the market today.
Summary: Some critics would say that real-time strategy games are formulaic; in most of these games, you gather resources, build up a base, create an army of military units as quickly as possible, and pummel your opponents before they can do the same to you.