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Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun

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Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun takes players to the Victorian era (1835 to 1920), in which time they can direct their nation in the fields of diplomacy, warfare, economy, industrialization, colonization, technological research and politics.

There is somewhat more micro-management in this game, compared to Europa Universalis releases. The economy model in the game is rather complex and often takes precedence over military strategy. The game is all about re-creating world history according to the players' wishes, with a healthy set of events to either support or go against them.


Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Standings
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows The end screen
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Valcyrie net
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Diplomatic with the Russians

Alternate Titles

  • "ヴィクトリア 太陽の沈まない帝国" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Виктория" -- Russian spelling
  • "Vikoriya: Imperiya Pod Solnzem" -- Russian title
  • "Victoria: Taiyou no Shizumanai Teikoku" -- Japanese title
  • "Vicky" -- Informal name

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Game Watcher Windows Dec 09, 2003 8.7 out of 10 87
Game Captain Windows Jan 29, 2004 75 out of 100 75
IGN Windows Dec 08, 2003 7.2 out of 10 72
Super Play (Sweden) Windows Dec, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameZone Windows Dec 09, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Nov 29, 2005 6.75 out of 10 68
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Mar 31, 2004 68 out of 100 68
GameSpot Windows Dec 04, 2003 6.3 out of 10 63
Withingames Windows Oct 25, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Dec 11, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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