Total War: Rome 2 combines turn-based campaigns with large, cinematic real-time battles. Become the world's first superpower and command the most incredible and vast war machine of the Ancient world. Dominate the enemies of your glorious empire by military, economic and political means. Your rise will bring admiration from your followers but will also attract greed and jealousy, even from your closest allies. Will betrayal strike you down, or will you be the first to turn on old friends? How much are you ready to sacrifice for your vision of Rome? Will you fight to save the Republic, or plot to rule alone as Dictator – as Emperor?
Augustus once said, “I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.” This statement is exactly what Creative Assembly did with Total War: Rome II after the original success of Rome: Total War, which came out in 2004. Don’t get me wrong, I loved the original Rome, but Rome II is truly a chiseled marble work of art. This newest title in the Total War franchise continues the trend of being a turn-based strategy game with real-time tactical combat. If you're familiar with the Total War series, and with Rome in particular, this game will feel like you’re driving a newer model of your car with a s@#$ ton new features. At first, these additions may seem overbearing and scary, but, once mastered, you’ll love the fact that they are there.... Read Review