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Europa Universalis III (Windows)

80
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

games.1c.ru (Publisher's website):
    Оригинальная версия игры на английском языке.

    Встаньте во главе любого из более чем 250 государств и проведите его через триста лет сражений, заговоров, революций и религиозных войн. Вступайте в союзы, отправляйте экспедиции на поиски новых земель, создавайте многотысячные армии — добивайтесь процветания своего государства всеми доступными средствами. Меняйте историю по своему усмотрению: ведите армии ацтеков, алчущих испанского золота, обратите Тибет в православие, объедините Африку под властью Зимбабве — или создайте и возглавьте непобедимую Российскую Империю. Оставьте свой след в Истории!

    Особенности игры

    • 250 стран — от самураев до ирокезов, от китайских династий до великих европейских держав
    • 300 лет истории человечества — от падения Константинополя до Великой французской революции — вы можете начать игру в любой интересный вам период
    • 1700 провинций и морских зон — исторически достоверная трёхмерная карта мира
    • 100 типов войск — армии и флоты видоизменяются, развиваясь вместе с окружающим миром
    • более 5000 исторических деятелей — Исаак Ньютон, Ермак, Влад Цепеш, Пётр I
    • возможность управлять одним государством сообща в режиме для двух игроков
    • широчайшие возможности для модификации игры — ресурсы открыты и легко редактируемы

    Contributed by Klaster_1 (58035) on Feb 06, 2011.

www.GamersGate.com - Win (World):
    Europa Universalis III delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy. This epic strategy game lets players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages to become a great global empire. Unparalleled in its depth and historical accuracy, Europa Universalis III gives the player unprecedented freedom in how they choose to rule their nation from an impressive choice of over 250 historically accurate countries.

    multi-language version

    The multiplayer key (cd key) will be available in your MY GAMES section upon purchase.

    Paradox Interactive updates can be used with this download version of the game as well.

    KEY FEATURES
    • Players can enjoy over 300 years of game play by starting at ANY date between 1453 and 1789.
    • Nation building is flexible: decide your own form of government, the structure of your society, trade politics and much more. The possibilities are endless.
    • The great people and personalities of the past are on hand to support you. Take history in your hands and call personalities like Sir Isaac Newton, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or René Descartes to your court.
    • A lush topographic map in full 3D allows for a rich and complete world view, and contains more than 1700 provinces and sea zones.
    • Lead any one of more than 250 countries that originally existed during the game’s extensive time span.
    • Have more than a thousand historical leaders and over 4000 historical Monarchs at your disposal.
    • Manage more than 100 individual unit troops to secure as much power as possible.
    • Co-operative multiplayer mode allows several players to work together to controla single nation.
    • Customize your game: Europa Universalis III gives you the chance to customizeand mod practically anything your heart may desire.Join the constantly growing and incredibly talented Paradox modding community!


    • REVIEWS

      Computer Gaming World

      "Start anywhere you like across the breadth of the planet. If 250 countries sounds cramping (for some insanely masochistic reason), how about 1,700 individually conquerable provinces and sea zones?"

      GameSpot

      "...the game's streamlined interface and in-game help options should be more accessible to new players, while the highly open-ended, historical campaign structure may just swallow expert players whole for countless hours."

      Contributed by Zeppin (8355) on Jul 20, 2009.

    www.GamersGate.com - Mac (World):
      The eagerly anticipated new chapter in the acclaimed world-conquering strategy series, Europa Universalis, has put Paradox Interactive on the map as a leading strategy developer and publisher. Europa Universalis III delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy. This epic strategy game lets players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages to become a great global empire.

      Unparalleled in its depth and historical accuracy, Europa Universalis III gives the player unprecedented freedom in how they choose to rule their nation from an impressive choice of over 250 historically accurate countries.

      Features

    • Players can enjoy over 300 years of game play by starting at ANY date between 1453 and 1789
    • Nation building is flexible: decide your own form of government, the structure of your society, trade politics and much more. The possibilities are endless
    • The great people and personalities of the past are on hand to support you. Take history in your hands and call personalities like Sir Isaac Newton, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or René Descartes to your court
    • A lush topographic map in full 3D allows for a rich and complete world view, and contains more than 1700 provinces and sea zones
    • Lead any one of more than 250 countries that originally existed during the game’s extensive time span
    • Have more than a thousand historical leaders and over 4000 historical Monarchs at your disposal
    • Manage more than 100 individual unit troops to secure as much power as possible
    • Co-operative multiplayer mode allows several players to work together to controla single nation
    • Customize your game: Europa Universalis III gives you the chance to customizeand mod practically anything your heart may desire. Join the constantly growing and incredibly talented Paradox modding community!
    • Play online via LAN, Internet or Metaserver, take on fellow Mac or PC users!

    Contributed by Zeppin (8355) on Jul 20, 2009.

Paradox Official Site - www.paradoxplaza.com:
    The Europa Universalis series put Paradox Interactive on the map as a leading strategy developer and publisher, which is why fans the world over took notice when the company recently revealed more information on its long-awaited release, Europa Universalis III.

    Europa Universalis III delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy. This soon-to-be classic PC Strategy title will be characterized by immense depth and historical content that charge its challenging gameplay with incredible replayability value.
    • Players can enjoy over 300 years of gameplay by starting at ANY date between 1453 and 1789.
    • Nation building is flexible: decide your own form of government, the structure of your society, trade politics and much more. The possibilities are endless.
    • The great people and personalities of the past are on hand to support you. Take history in your hands and call personalities like Sir Isaac Newton, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or René Descartes to your court.
    • A lush topographic map in full 3D allows for a rich and complete world view, and contains more than 1700 provinces and sea zones.
    • Lead any one of more than 250 countries that originally existed during the game’s extensive time span.
    • Have more than a thousand historical leaders and over 4000 historical Monarchs at your disposal.
    • Manage more than 100 individual unit troops to secure as much power as possible.
    • Co-operative multiplayer mode allows several players to work together to control a single nation.
    • Customize your game: Europa Universalis III gives you the chance to customize and mod practically anything your heart may desire.

    Contributed by U.V. Impaler (7258) on Feb 11, 2007.

Cenega Official Site (Polish distributor) - www.cenega.pl:
    Jedna z najbardziej udanych serii gier strategicznych powraca! Eksploruj, handluj, walcz i korzystaj ze swych zdolności dyplomatycznych, aby Twoje Państwo stało się poważnym graczem na mapie politycznej świata. Trzecia część Europa Universalis to jeszcze więcej opcji, zagrywek taktycznych i możliwości rozwoju oraz znacznie usprawniony interfejs, który pozwoli doskonale bawić się nawet początkującym graczom. Jednocześnie gra nie traci niczego ze swej głębi i realizmu historycznego. Czeka na Ciebie 300 lat intryg, wojen i decyzji do podjęcia. Czy sprostasz wyzwaniu?

    Charakterystyczne cechy
    • Ponad 300 lat historii świata - możesz zacząć rozgrywkę w dowolnym momencie pomiędzy 1453 i 1789 rokiem.
    • Buduj własne państwo - sam decydujesz o formie rządów, strukturze społeczeństwa, handlu, polityce i wielu innych. Możliwości jest co niemiara.
    • Wielcy ludzie i osobowości pomogą Ci sprostać wyzwaniu. Zmień bieg historii z pomocą Sir Izaaka Newtona, Wolfganga Amadeusza Mozarta czy Kartezjusza.
    • Wspaniale opracowana mapa w pełnym 3D pozwoli Ci efektywnie zarządzać ponad 1700 prowincjami i obszarami morskimi.
    • Wciel się w postać przywódcy jednego z ponad 250 państw, istniejących w czasach przedstawionych przez grę.
    • Masz do dyspozycji ponad 1000 przywódców i 4000 monarchów.
    • Prowadź do boju ponad 100 różnych rodzajów wojsk i zapewnij sobie przewagę militarną.
    • Tryb gry wieloosobowej w kooperacji pozwala współpracować kilku graczom w ramach jednego narodu.
    • Sam zmień swoją grę - Europa Universalis III możesz przekształcać i wzbogacać, jak tylko chcesz! Dołącz do społeczeństwa modderów, skupionego wokół firmy Paradox!

    Contributed by U.V. Impaler (7258) on Feb 11, 2007.

Back of CE Box:
    The Dark Ages are over and a new era is about to begin. Take on the world as empires are built, old worlds are destroyed, unclaimed territories are discovered and nations fight for what is theirs.

    Battle for control of the seas, destroy or capture your enemies' ships so you can blockade his ports and weaken his economy.

    Play some of the most pivotal moments in history. Can you lead the Americans to liberty or do you want to crush the revolts against their rightful King?

    Build Improvements for your provinces, like Market Places to boost your economy and courthouses to administer justice.

    • Starting dates range from any time between 1453-1789
    • Complete customized control of over 250 countries and thousands of provinces
    • Hundreds of units, as well as thousands of historical leaders and monarchs
    • Various multiplayer options for worldwide competition ... and much more

    Contributed by KazikluBey (195) on Feb 01, 2007.