The Critics Consensus: Imperator Rome

Another release from Paradox that will consume hours of your life. If you're new to Paradox games there is a bit of a barrier to entry unless you're a seasoned strategy gamer. But if you take the time to learn the UI and gameplay you will be rewarded with an addicting gameplay experience. Just be warned that another attribute of Paradox games is prolific DLC, which some players feel should be part of the base game. At the time of this post Imperator: Rome had a metascore of 80/100. You can checkout the scores below.

Industry Reviews

A good game with a lot of depth & just what one would expect from Paradox. Play it through once or twice just for fun, then grab one of the strategy guides that will be popping up to more fully appreciate the mechanics.

Imperator: Rome feels like it's yet another step in Paradox's attempts to make the perfect grand strategy game. It pulls bits from Paradox's storied past in the genre and adopts it for the ancient era. Because of this, it doesn't feel like past releases where the game does one thing fantastically and falters in the rest of the mechanics but instead refines past mechanics into a marble bust of megalomaniacal fun. Ave Imperator: Rome!

Imperator: Rome is one of the best grand strategy games on the market.

Imperator: Rome packs more interesting strategic systems and detail into its vast historical sandbox simulation than its interface can fully handle, but they produce some excellent political scheming and warfare.

Most of the time it feels fascinating to shape an ancient civilization. You have a plethora of options at your disposal but sometimes it can become frustrating with the amount of detail you are involved with. That the presentation is very static doesn’t help either.

A very Paradox game, in both a good and bad way. It has all the hallmarks of a good game, and I look forward to seeing continued development as time goes by.

Pretty solid reviews all around. Most of the negative feedback on this title comes from Paradox's approach to DLC. Many feel that much of the initial DLC should've been part of the game and we would agree that more initial content would be a definite enhancement. Having said that, this game is still a compelling and addictive experience that we would rate an 82/100. So don't get bogged down in the senate and miss your chance with this great title, grab your region free Imperator: Rome Steam key today. Where do you stand on the DLC debate? Let us know your thoughts in the comments area below.

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