A Total War Saga: TROY

CREATIVE ASSEMBLY, SEGA

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
76
Top Critic Average
67%
Critics Recommend
Based on 20 critic reviews
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A Total War Saga: TROY

Rating Summary

Based on 20 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

67%

Critics Recommend

Based on 20 critic reviews
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A Total War Saga: TROY Reviews Summary

Summary: A Total War Saga: TROY is a good Total War game that offers a refreshing mix of mechanics from previous entries. While some critics felt there was potential left on the table, most were impressed by Creative Assembly Sofia's debut title.

True to its Setting

The Bronze Age period shines.

Refined Gameplay

With great maps, factions, leaders, and Divine Will, Total War's tactical gameplay shines.

Some Annoying Mechanics

Critics were mixed on mechanics such as economy management and agents systems.

General Information

Available on:PCAug 13, 2020

Developer: CREATIVE ASSEMBLY

Publisher: SEGA

Genres: Action, Simulation, Strategy

In this legendary age, heroes walk the earth. Yet it takes only a single impulsive act to spark a conflict that will shake the world. Audacious Paris, prince of Troy, takes beautiful Helen from her palace in Sparta. As they sail away, Helen’s husband, king Menelaus, curses her name. He will bring his errant wife home – whatever the cost!King Agamemnon, wide-ruling lord of finely-walled Mycenae, hears his brother’s call. He summons Achaean heroes from far and wide, among them swift-footed Achilles and Odysseus of the silver tongue. The Greeks set course for Troy, towards inevitable war and slaughter. For there, on the battlefield before the great city, legends will be born… TROY is the latest Total War Saga title; inspired by Homer’s Iliad, it focuses on the historical flashpoint of the Trojan War, evolving the series with new period-inspired features. Through Total War’s unique blend of grand, turn-based empire management and spectacular real-time battles, Troy explores this epic conflict from both the Greek and Trojan perspectives – peeling back the layers of myth and legend to reveal the realities that may have inspired them. Experience the events surrounding the era-defining Trojan War, brought to life as never before. Realize your legend as one of eight iconic heroes. Dive into a character-led narrative drama and overcome your antagonists. Build your empire through strategy, statecraft, diplomacy and all-out war, as you conquer this vast and striking recreation of the Bronze Age Mediterranean.

A Total War Saga: TROY Reviews

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IGN

8 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

A Total War Saga: Troy absolutely nails its Bronze Age setting and comes up with interesting ways to make the period work in its grand strategy framework, but its AI has trouble wrapping its head around it.

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Refreshing tactical changes and some of the best maps in the series make this an experiment worth checking out.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Total War heads to the Bronze Age for an entertaining and evocative brand of strategy.

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A Total War Saga: Troy is shaping up to be quite a characterful take on the franchise, and I could stand to see a number of its changes make their way over the next time Creative Assembly wanna go bigger.

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Where to Buy

Epic Games Store
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Trailers

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Total War: TROY / Launch Trailer / A Total War Saga [ESRB]

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Gameplay Reveal | Total War: Troy | A Total War Saga

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Total War: TROY / Official Trailer / A Total War Saga

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