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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 Diplomatic with the Russians
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Selecting a scenario and nation
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Install screen
Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Windows Valcyrie net

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
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Super Play Dec, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 30, 2004 14 out of 20 70
GameSpot Dec 04, 2003 6.3 out of 10 63
PC Games (Germany) Feb 14, 2004 61 out of 100 61
Withingames Oct 25, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Joystick (French) Jan, 2004 2 out of 10 20
GameSpy Dec 30, 2003 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Daywalker (616) added Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun (Windows) on Jun 15, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (121658)