Metascore
46

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 9
  2. Negative: 5 out of 9
  1. Get "Legion Arena" instead. [July 2007, p.88]
  2. There is little new here that would make you choose this over the demonstrably superior games from Creative Assembly. [July 2007, p.72]
  3. The battle graphics get the job done, but everything else is a wash. The game is simple to play and though it does try to complicate matters, does a poor job – which reveals the simplistic nature of this title.
  4. Unlike Total War, there is no strategic dimension to the map. It’s all just a linear series of tactical battles one after the other.
  5. Rome seems rushed and poorly realized. [Apr 2008, p.70]
  6. Recycled edutainment and terrible production values make this RTS survey of Roman history stale and simple.
  7. Great Battles of Rome = Epic Fail.
  8. Unexciting...Unrewarding...Uninteresting... Ungood. [Aug 2007, p.82]
  9. If you really want to learn more about the battles of Rome and to try your hand at recreating them, you're far, far better off simply renting a History Channel Special and picking up a copy of Rome: Total War.
User Score
2.5

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 2 out of 2
  1. IanH.
    Aug 30, 2007
    1
    This game is a complet copy of the total war series, if you you seriously want great batlles with romans buy rome:total war.Not this poor excuse.
  2. SteeleX
    Jul 30, 2007
    0
    When I started playing this game, i continously checked the date of when this game was made. I can not believe that this game was made inWhen I started playing this game, i continously checked the date of when this game was made. I can not believe that this game was made in 2007!!
    I would give this game a 7 or 6 if it was made in 7 years ago. So the more I play this game, the more I wanted to play Medieval 2.
    EVEN IF YOU'RE GETTING THIS GAME FOR FREE I SUGGEST YOU NOT, BECAUSE I'M SURE EVEN ROMAN TIMES LOVERS WOULDN'T EVEN TOUCH THIS GAME!!!!!
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