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Average Player Score Based on 16362 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 16362 ratings
  1. 10 (9300)
  2. 9 (5475)
  3. 8 (965)
  4. 7 (243)
  5. 6 (95)
  6. 5 (39)
  7. 4 (28)
  8. 3 (15)
  9. 2 (29)
  10. 1 (173)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9

    The country shaped like a boot goes to war.

    The folks at CA have certainy outdone themselves this time, to say the very least. They go from making great games to bloody near perfect one. Yeah, as far as I can see, Rome is perfect. You won't be noticing the AI prob... Read Full Review

    17 of 19 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Rome: Total War

  • Rating:8

    A time-consuming strategy game

    Rome: Total War is a strategy game that consists of two game-play styles. The main part of the game is turn-based, with the actual battles taking place in real-time. Each turn jumps time ahead by a season, therefore ther... Read Full Review

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

    Keeps bringing me back!

    Rome Total War was the first game from the total war franchise that i have had the pleasure of playing. Now thanks to it i have gone on to buy each of the sucessing games in the legendary line of epic war games. Anyone w... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Rome Total War is what you get when you combine an awesome turn-based strategy game and the best RTS game ever made.

    If you are looking for a good game to because you ate bored from the old games RTW is what you are looking for. In a perfect combination of awesome graphics (for a game that came out in 2004 they are amazing), turn-based... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Rome: Total War is an astonishingly deep yet excitingly fun entry in the Total War franchise.

    Shogun: Total War surprised the strategy game world with its Risk-like turn-based campaign and its real-time battles that took many battlefield factors such as terrain and weather into consideration. Its follow-up, Medie... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    The best Total War game there is.

    Rome : Total War has many of the same elements as the earlier Total War games, Shogun and Medieval , but the excellent system has been refined and the turn-based campaign component has been perfected. Now units can move ... Read Full Review

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

    Probably the best strategy game ever.

    This game is awesome. If you want a cool strategy game, you just found it! Rome Total War is based in 270 BC, when the Romans started to expand their empire and take countrol of Europe. At first you can only play as th... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    In the event you do not own this game buy it right now and call in sick.

    This is a great game, one of the best if not the best. I bought this game after M2TW, Shogun 2 and Empire, in part because the historical era wasn't my greatest interest (Empire takes that category) but also because I... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Rome total war score:10

    Rome:total war is a superb game while comparing with its predecessor. It combines real time strategy with turn based gaming. It has got a real time battle mechanism which makes us feel to be a general in an epic battle. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Rome: Total War marks the undisputed hieght of the series

    Rome was my first Total War game, and since that eye-opening first look at the integration of turn based and RTS gaming, i've played all of the games in the series. This game is still my favorite. It is the most balanced... Read Full Review

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

    The pinnacle game in the Total War Franchise.

    Having played every game in the Total War series, I feel confident when I say that Rome: Total war is the best in the series. Rome: Total war is strategy game employing a mixture of turn-based tactics on the campaign m... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful