PC Zone writes: "War shouldn't be this much fun. War should be hell and suffering, the debasement of mankind. It should be scooping beans from a can with the rib of a dead comrade then swallowing it into your dysenteric stomach. But not fun.
Only Empire, Creative Assembly's most ambitious and epic Total War game to date, is just that. Fun. How do I know this? Because I've just spent two hours playing the latest code, and as my fingers fumble to strike the correct keys to type these words, I can't help feel that Empire has the potential to utterly eclipse its illustrious predecessors."