Summary: This game had such potential. Even now, if the developers wanted to, it could surpass by leaps and bounds every other game on the market now and probably in the next three years. However, the developers rushed it out of the door. Now, this is a normal practice these days. However, unlike many developers, Creative Assembly gave the game minimal patch support. The game currently has several huge flaws, one of which actually makes the game unplayable.
Conclusion: I am a big fan of the total war games and think the origunal was a master peice when it was 1st released but this expansion does not do it justice. The historical detail is very goods as stated in over reviews but the game plays has serious problems. The problems is when you comquer a city that has a bifferent religeon to yours it cua4es unrest. This is resonable but its not correctly ballanced. Eg.
Excerpt: ...comprare l'ultimo gioco della serie, rome total war! Xo' c'e' un problema, questo gioco nn funziona su nessuna di queste skede grafike, radeon dalla 9000 in poi e geforce dalla 3 in poi! Mi viene solo una cosa da pensare, ma a cosa pensavano gli ingegneri di questo gioco quando l'hanno creato dato ke queste sono le skede video piu' utilizzate sul mercato mondiale....? Senza parole.............. P:S. :x fortuna hol vissto il gioco in un pc in altre ...
Pros: Sono terribilmente incazzato . . . . . . .
Cons: Ho detto ke sono terribilmente incazzato . . . .