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Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun (Windows)

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Description

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.

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Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Selecting a scenario and nation
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows The 'Clausewitzian Theory' event
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Valcyrie net
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Scenario start screen

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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The Press Says

Clubic Dec 30, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Strategy Informer Dec 09, 2003 8.7 out of 10 87
Game Captain Jan 29, 2004 75 out of 100 75
IGN Dec 08, 2003 7.2 out of 10 72
Super Play Dec, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Mar 31, 2004 68 out of 100 68
Withingames Oct 25, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 11, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Joystick (French) Jan, 2004 2 out of 10 20

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Daywalker (616) added Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun (Windows) on Jun 15, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (120979)