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Score Breakdown Based on 1074 ratings
  1. 10 (448)
  2. 9 (472)
  3. 8 (97)
  4. 7 (26)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (14)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    Best RTS I've played in years.

    Rated on February 03, 2006 by Lostpoet85

    This game was great. The various civilizations you're allowed to play with, as well as the amazing depth of technology and time, make this an awesome game. For one thing, this game allows the play...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    Amazing Game! I FREAKING love it!

    Rated on October 01, 2006 by Doodlefish

    this has to be my favorite rts game out there. brings in a lot of factors to war than others. it's just to bad that rise of legends sucked so bad. the only thing i liked about rise of legends as oppos...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    This game is class, read on to find out why..................

    Rated on June 14, 2005 by Darthpathfinder

    This game takes every good thing in RTS games and blends them into a can worth your time playing. It has a world map that lets you plot your next move like the total war games, it has the gameplay of ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Rise of Nations is one of the best real time strategies I've ever played, and easilies rivals Age of Empires.

    Rated on November 22, 2006 by eolfson

    When I first got Rise of Nations I wasn't to excited because I was hooked on Age of Empires 3. But once I gave it a try I realized that this game is not quite the same as Age of Empires, but just as f...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    This game is Much like Age of empires.

    Rated on August 22, 2007 by mohammad570

    This game is Much like Age of Empires but this game got some reallity in it...You got the entire world map & you got atlot of nations so that you can attack on them...Its sooo fun to attack on oth...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.2

    Save your money for something else

    Rated on December 02, 2005 by tryx42

    This isn’t the most boring game I’ve ever played but its close. If you’ve never played risk, civilization, age of empires, or any RTS, you may like this game. I’d recommend buying any of the ones ment...

    0 out of 21 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

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    Rated on March 23, 2006 by vassetz

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    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    This game is a lot like AoE, but introduces interested civilization building features which only improve the game.

    Rated on October 06, 2007 by duckwaltz

    This game is great. It may be very similar to Age of Empires, but Rise of Nations has some features which set it apart. Particularly, RoN introduces almost Civilization like features: territory, more ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Total control over your minions!

    Rated on April 03, 2006 by JOHNNYkill1

    The one thing i like best about this game are the nuclear weapons. Sending one into a densely populated area and seeing the destruction and havoc it causes is as close as your gonna get to the real th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    The best RTS ever. Period

    Rated on December 17, 2006 by grarap

    Rise of Nation will never become dated. It's the apex of the classic RTS genre. Resource gathering and researching aren't as taxing and fustrating as in Age of Empires, but provide enough strategy to ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.