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  • Review Score:7

    Gets Stale Quick

    This review speaks to both Rome and Barbarian Invasion. There are some differences, but the gameplay is essentially the same. I'm a long time fan of strategy war games going all the way back to the first Strategic Con... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

    Stay away! Don't you invade my home! Excellent!!!

    Rome :Total War :Barbarian Invasion was for me an excelent expansion to Gamespot's best strategy game of 2004. With Barbarian hordes, East and West Roman Empires, many more factions and of course, the most epic real- t... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.9

    I love the gameplay in this

    Ok everybody I love the gameplay in this because it is exactly the same as most Total War games. Just for the ones that don't know this mean mak an army, get as much money as possible, and try to complete your campaign a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Didn't like it at first cause i missed old enemies like the greeks and hordes got a bit annoying but it grew on me

    I bought this game ages ago and when i first played it i hated it. Not becuase it was a bad game but becuase i was still in love with rome total war if you know what i mean. i left it for ages and went back to playing ro... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    An already excellent game just got better!

    In Rome, you fought the battles of the expanding Roman empire. Now, 300 years later, Rome is locked in a desperate struggle for survival. Besieged on all sides and divided internally, the fall of Rome is imminent. Conse... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    The expansion Barbarian Invasion brings some new features to R:TW. But there's not much in the expansion pack.

    In Barbarian Invasion it's the decline of Rome, barbarians invade and conquer some areas. The Roman Empire is now divided into the western and eastern halves. You can play as the Romans or either any of the barbarians be... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Long live Roman Empire!!!

    Barbarian Invasion is a great game, a great expansion to R:T W. It is very hard to play with the Western Empire, but if you like Rome its much easier. Its really a big challenge to rebuild one of the biggest and greate... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    Barbarian invasion is a solid sequel to an already solid game.

    Rome Total War's sequel Barbarian invasion sets you, the player, in control of either an ailing Western Roman Empire or a "defendable Eastern Empore of one of the invading barbarian "horde" factions. With a good... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    ROME IS FALLING!

    476 A.D, the last emperor Romulus has been kicked off the throne. No longer are the Romans supreme over the Mediterranean Sea, but held in thrall by the Visigoths. Now only the Eastern Empire or the Byzantines stands as ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    very good game. although i have only played its demo version :( but soon i will get the full version :)

    graphics is the same as in the Rome: Total war i thought that the graphics would be better tha in the latest version of Rome :TW... game play is quite hard to entrain but when you know all the basics you will be unsto... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful