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Alexander is an RTS based on the movie of the same same, and the real-life Alexander the Great. The game follows the same general path as the movie, and includes media straight from the film. Present in the game are Greek, Persian, Indian and Egyptian forces, with a campaign for each. The hybrid 2D/3D engine (2D units, 3D terrain - also used in Cossacks 2: Napoleonic Wars) allows for a very large number of troops on the field. This is used to good effect, as battles can easily contain hundreds of units. Finally, multiplayer and skirmish levels are available, and the soundtrack (of the game and the movie) is by the composer Vangelis.

The actual goals for each mission vary, but they all are of the "Destroy/Survive/Escort" variety. Still, the scale of the battles is interesting, as is the opportunity to replay some of the great battles of Alexander's rule.


Alexander Windows Alexander talking to his father after the battle.
Alexander Windows Your first battle.
Alexander Windows A settlement being raided.
Alexander Windows Alexander talking to a peasant.

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Alexander Screenshot
Alexander Screenshot
Alexander Magazine Advertisement
Alexander Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "亚历山大" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "Александр" -- Russian spelling
  • "Alexandre" -- French title
  • "Aleksander" -- Polish title
  • "Alejandro Magno" -- Spanish title

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Critic Reviews Dec 23, 2004 16 out of 20 80
Gry Onet Mar 07, 2005 8 out of 10 80
GBase - The Gamer's Base Mar 06, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75 Nov 25, 2004 14 out of 20 70 Dec 12, 2004 62 out of 100 62
UOL Jogos Jan 27, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 Jan 12, 2005 53.2 out of 100 53
Gry OnLine Feb 08, 2005 42 out of 100 42 (UK) Jan 05, 2005 4 out of 10 40
GameSpy Feb 10, 2005 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


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  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2005 - Game With The Most Units Per Square Meter in 2004

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qwertyuiop (39658) added Alexander (Windows) on May 14, 2006