History Great Empires: Rome DS

Metascore
42

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 5
  2. Negative: 3 out of 5
Buy On
  1. It's paced, moderately intelligent, and has a micromanagement appeal. It's also slow, occasionally simple, and has little direct control.
  2. 50
    Some strategy fans may want to give it a look since it's priced at a reasonable level of just 20 bucks, but most gamers will want to steer clear -- its rough interface with touchy touch controls, confusing navigation, hands-off combat and mostly frustrating mini-games all come together to form a title that is, ultimately, better left in the past.
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User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. DrCruel
    Aug 11, 2009
    8
    It's a clever little game, especially given the price. Kind of a very crunched down turn-based dtrategy game, similar in some ways to It's a clever little game, especially given the price. Kind of a very crunched down turn-based dtrategy game, similar in some ways to Civilization. I particularly like the chrome that comes with it, like a Sudoku game with Roman letters, and a scavenger hunt where you walk and sail around the Mediterranean looking for cities. Won't entertain you for very long, but for short bouts of time this is a great little game. Full Review »
  2. ThornFulford
    Jun 29, 2009
    8
    good game not the best worth 20 bucks 8.5