Medieval II: Total War is the fourth instalment in the Total War franchise following the million unit selling Rome: Total War.
An epic 450 year campaign challenges you to seize control of the medieval world. Fight across Europe, The Middle East and, for the first time ever in Total War, discover the New World and the fearsome Aztecs.
A redesigned graphics engine displays Total War’s signature 10,000 man battles in unparalleled detail, making Medieval II: Total War the most glorious looking RTS game of all time. Varied terrain and individual faces, armour and combat animations make battles more visceral than ever before.
However you must also build and manage your kingdom, balancing the needs of your economy, military and population happiness.
Experience religious fervour as you contend with the whims of the Papacy and the feared Inquisitors eager to quash heresy. Send your men to fight in The Crusades or wage Jihad as one of the great Muslim nations.
Medieval II: Total War is the greatest Total War game to date and sure to seize a position as one of the greatest PC RTS games ever made.
A grand campaign spanning 1080 – 1530 and based within Europe, The Middle East and South America.
21 factions and 250 new units.
Religious fervour. Play as a Christian nation and choose to obey or defy the pope. Play as a Muslim faction and wage Jihad upon the infidels.
Deeper diplomatic gameplay. Establish trade routes, send spies to enemy territory, marry daughters to ensnare rival generals or assassinate the Pope to place your cardinals within the Vatican.
Outstanding, genre leading graphics. Vastly improved multiplayer making online faster to setup and enjoy.
Minimum System Requirements:
Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP
Celeron 1.5GHz Pentium 4® (1500MHz) or equivalent AMD® processor
100% Windows® 2000/XP compatible mouse,keyboard and latest drivers
128MB Hardware Accelerated video card with Shader 1 support and the latest drivers. Must be 100% DirectX® 9.0c compatible
1024 x 768 minimum display resolution
Internet (TCP / IP) play supported; Internet play requires broadband connection and latest drivers; LAN play requires Network card.
Important Note: Some cards may not be compatible with the 3D acceleration features utilized by Medieval II: Total War. Please refer to your hardware manufacturer for 100% DirectX® 9.0c compatibility.
Average review rating
Cool Like 5/5
One of my favourite Total Wars, medieval knights and Archers through to pike man and arquebuisers (YE OLDE HANDGUNS!) so much replay value and even though its old I'm always going back to do a campaign every few months! such a good game so solid and lovable.