The political conspirations, treacheries and military confrontations of the Roman Empire are an important part of history, and of course, a recurring topic in video games as well. There are many example of games based on this period, but one of the best is Rome: Total War.
The best Roman military strategy game and its expansion pack
In Rome: Total War you'll take control of an army belonging to one of the three most important noble families, and you'll fight in battles all across the Empire. Your ultimate objective is to reach Rome and take control of al its territories. Then, with Barbarian Invasion, you'll have to choose between defending the Empire from the barbarian hordes or changing sides and leading them against the Romans.
Take control of Rome and then destroy it as a barbarian.
- Real-time military battles.
- Direct military campaigns, maintaining the balance between the civil, economic, military and religious powers.
- Fight with the most important leaders of that period.
- Organize sieges with your own strategies and weapons, either as a Roman or as a barbarian.
In Rome: Total War for Mac you'll have double fun thanks to the fact that it includes the official expansion, Barbarian Invasion. Have a good time controlling the destiny of the greatest Empire of ancient times.