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Average Player Score Based on 909 ratings
6.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 909 ratings
  1. 10 (178)
  2. 9 (188)
  3. 8 (134)
  4. 7 (98)
  5. 6 (69)
  6. 5 (52)
  7. 4 (49)
  8. 3 (32)
  9. 2 (42)
  10. 1 (67)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:7.5

    Needed more dev time, could have great potential.

    Long awaited Rome: Total War 2 has come out ! I can only assume that the same engine is used with Shogun 2, considering there are too many similarities. As we all know, there is the combat and the campaign map feature... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:10

    Awesome !!!

    Lot of fun if you like strategic games. Lot of mods to choose with a integigent option to play or not to play even if you did download.Bring you to be a ruler of Rome or any relevant civilization You want to be.Battles w... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Best in The Series

    I just picked up Rome II on Steam for $15. After reading all the initial reviews in 2013 - and the multitude of reported glitches - I decided it would be best to wait this one out. And I am certainly glad I did. Not ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Total War: Total Disappointment

    Let me start by saying, I've been a fan of this series since the first Rome: Total War came out, and I have played every game since. So, I can honestly say this is the most disappointing Total War game I've ever played, ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Finally worth your time

    A year after the shipment of a buggy, unpolished, poorly optimised and embarrassment of a game, Creative Assembly have delivered incessant patches to finally transform this title into what it should have been at launch. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Mistakes Were Made

    The total war franchise has always been rich in deep content based on key points in history with a great balance of real time strategy combat and civilization style turn based empire building. Ever since their breakout t... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    i tried to like it...

    okay, im aware this game came out a while ago now, but i waited this long just to see if it aged well...it does not. i played it often when it first came out, hoping that i would get use to it..but it never happened. th... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Great Game - After the fixes

    Summary (TLDR): This is an amazing Total War game that has come close to perfection by attacking ends of total war that i never thought they would address, like having your army walk across Russia in a single 3 month tur... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Ending Turns Is Too Slow

    I've loved and played every prior Total War game. This seems to have good content. I bought it after the 8th or 9th patch, thinking that most of the bugs are fixed.The problem with this game is that ending each turn take... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    End of story

    They have released the game in an horrible condition, even after seven patches AI is still unplayable specially under siege battles. I regret buying this game and they have lost lots of their fans by this incomplete edit... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Rome II: It's an awesome game, but only if...

    The Total War series has always had it's ups and downs. Personally, I started with Empire. Apparently, there were quite a few launch issues that accompanied that game and people were angry. Let's be honest, when aren't t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful