| Publisher: Activision|
Developer: The Creative Assembly
Date: Fall 2004
Platform : PC
Retail Price: $49.99
rating: Rome :
Total War has not yet been rated by the ESRB
Rome : Total War™ is
the multi award winning, massively anticipated, next generation of
the Total War™ series which is set to redefine the real time
strategy (RTS) genre in 2004. Four years in the making, Rome : Total
War features revolutionary technology that brings epic, cinematic battles
to the PC with graphics and gameplay beyond anything which has ever
been seen. Players will be carried into the midst of ancient history's
most intense conflicts as they lead mighty armies of more than 5,000
fully 3D, motion captured warriors on stunning 3D battlefields stretching
to the horizon. They can play as legendary generals including Julius
Caesar and Hannibal, or they can pit their wits against them as they
use the art of Total War to conquer their enemies.
Epic Cinematic Battles â€“ Revolutionary
new technology allows for battles between colossal armies of over 10,000
superbly detailed warriors in one battle, all in 3D.
Command Massive Armies â€“ A dozen playable
nations each with unique units including Roman Legions, Greek phalanxes,
Barbarian hordes, Egyptian Chariots and Carthaginian War Elephants.
Build an Empire â€“ Construct vast cities,
train mighty armies, outwit your enemies with diplomacy and subterfuge
and plan your conquests on the all-new 3d campaign map. Then when armies
clash zoom down to the action of the real time battles. Smart advisors
and one click automanagement lets every gamer play how they want, from
controlling every detail to pure battle action.
Storm the Walls â€“ Assault huge cities
and monumental fortresses with devastating war machines. Walls collapse
and men scatter under fire from catapults, battering rams and war elephants
smash gates and siege towers and ladders take the fight to the battlements
while the defenders rain down death from above with arrows from the
walls, towers and boiling oil above the gates.
Multi-Player â€“ Take the war online
against gamers across the world with eight player LAN and internet
support, including new playable historical battles.