Napoleon: Total War for PC
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Napoleon: Total War

Feb 23, 2010
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Content Rating: Teen

Summary

In the game, aspiring generals have the chance to play as the legendary French general Napoleon Bonaparte or as one of his opposing factions. Battling through his three biggest military campaigns, the game will take you through Italy and Egypt, narrating the early years of the fearsome commander, while the third campaign will tell the story of his fateful drive towards Moscow and, ultimately, his showdown with the Duke of Wellington at one of the most famous battles of all -- The Battle of Waterloo.

System Requirements

Recommended

  • OS: Microsoft® Windows Vista®/XP®/Windows® 7
  • Processor: 2.6 GHz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM (XP), 4 GB RAM (Vista®/Windows® 7)
  • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX® 9.0c shader model 3 compatible GPU
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 21 GB free space

Minimum

  • OS:Microsoft® Windows Vista®/XP®/Windows® 7
  • Processor: 2.3 GHz CPU with SSE2
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM (XP), 2 GB RAM (Vista®/Windows® 7)
  • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX® 9.0c shader model 2b compatible GPU
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 21 GB free space

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Critic Reviews

14 Reviews
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Steve ButtsFeb 18, 2010
Napoleon is an enjoyable addition to the Total War franchise but it's not as a big a game changer as previous sequels. While Napoleon and his armies were probably every bit as terrifying as Mongols, Vikings or Barbarians, the scope of this sequel is a bit more limited. On the plus side, it allows gamers to experience a historically inspired version of one of history's greatest military careers. On the downside, there's not quite as much variety here. Campaign multiplayer is a welcome addition that neatly sidesteps the sometimes passive AI and works to reduce, if not exactly eliminate, the potential downtime inherent in the format.
Matt BertzFeb 23, 2010
Napoleon: Total War may not rewrite history, but its subtle gameplay refinements, tactical variety, and new multiplayer campaign do more than enough to offset the litany of legacy issues hindering this otherwise impressive strategy game. If Creative Assembly wants to match the strategic legacy of the famed French general, however, it’s time to address battle AI and diplomacy feedback before they compromise the franchise’s integrity.
Matthew ZossFeb 23, 2010
The scope of Napoleon: Total War is somewhat smaller than previous games in the series - Research and Diplomacy have been de-emphasized, likely because of the shorter time frame in which the events in the game take place. Even so, Napoleon: Total War is such an immense title that any fan of the genre should check it out. If you're not typically a strategy gamer, there might be something in here to convert you.

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