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  • Summary: HISTORY™ Egypt Engineering an Empire allows players to build their own empire from its foundations to the height of its power. Acting as the leader of a territory from the Egyptian Empire, players manage all aspects of its rise, from economic growth to political power, the development of armies, and expansion into other regions by war and diplomacy.

    Reviews
    90% - Armchair General "A great game for gamers who wish to step into the world of strategy gaming"
    80% Silver Award - Pocket Gamer "With a large solo campaign and decent hotseat multiplayer for two players, HISTORY Egypt: Engineering an Empire has plenty to offer"
    95% - PSP Minis "If you like strategy games at all, this is a must buy"
    80% - Adrenaline Vault "HISTORY Egypt: Engineering an Empire is a very solid game"
    80% - What Mobile "strategy enthusiasts and more casual players alike, this is imperial stuff."


    Empires are controlled from three main views: the Campaign Map shows the entire game world, including mountains, forests, coastlines, oceans, rivers, cites, and armies. The City Map gives players an overview of the structure and role of a city within the empire, and provides a basis for economic decisions. The Battle Map is to be used when diplomacy has run its course or when a city is being attacked, resulting in turn-based combat.

    The game is graphically rich with fast paced addictive gameplay. It is ideal for newcomers to the turn based strategy game genre.

    Features

    · City development with over 50 buildings to construct

    · Army management with more than 25 unit types to recruit

    · Each nation has its own unique units and buildings

    · 9 historic campaigns with each with different objectives

    · Diplomacy, wars, peace and tributes: use your skills to fight your enemies or make other countries your friends
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  1. Apr 25, 2011
    60
    To its credit, the game does feature a limited multiplayer feature, but on a whole it's MUCH easier to recommend Civilization: Revolutions to anyone interested in civ building on his/her iPad. While there's a difference in price point between the two games, sometimes you do get what you pay for.