CivCity: Rome

There's nothing like the sour taste left in the mouths of those roped into buying products that were created solely as pieces of a marketing deal. Many were anxiously anticipating CivCity Rome, and the way it was advertised that is not surprising. What is surprising is the lack of creativity, integrity, or even quality regarding practically every aspect of the game. The only saving grace is the authenticity of Rome, with true cities, details of early roman life, and even the ranks of the public officials are a great detail, but make for a lousy game when combined with poor visuals, abysmal menu systems, and an overall lack of polish.

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