Review from Worthplaying

by: Peffy
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The scope of the game is huge, encompassing such events as the landing of the first European in the New World, exploration of the vast expanses of America, development of colonies, and the formation of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America among others. Experience the rise and fall of the Mayan and Incan empires, numerous colonial wars, and the Revolutionary War.

Developer GSC GameWorld is a company that hasn’t really manufactured their magnum opus yet, relying mainly on their relatively popular series of historically-themed games named Cossacks to pay the bills. Each Cossacks game was an attempt to recreate famous wars throughout history via a top-down RTS perspective, allowing players to learn by doing. But now GSC is resurfacing with a brand new, and (unsurprisingly) historically accurate, real-time strategy game that focuses on the European colonization of North American between the 15th and 18th centuries. In American Conquest you’ll command literally thousands of units simultaneously as you recreate everything from Christopher Columbus’s voyages to the American Revolution. And while this may seem like a obvious continuation of the Cossacks series one needs only spend a few minutes with the game to realize that it is vastly improved over its predecessors…


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