3.25 stars 3.25/5 Stars Average score of 2 user reviews spread across 7 releases and 2 DLC
This is the fourth go-around for the Empires spin off series, and apparently Koei is apt to ignore any requests to update the stagnating series since Empires is more of the same game play you've come to expect. There's no innovation here, just some minor strategy elements and a mountain of the same hacking and slashing we've been doing since Dynasty Warriors 2. The Empires series is different from the regular in that the story-based Musou mode is swapped out for a nation-conquering Empir...
This seems like a very limited game, without much going for it. Combat is the very definition of repetitive, and most of the strategy elements are badly lacking. For the most part all you will do is mash X until your power bar builds up, then press B to blow apart everything in sight. The only real tactics you have to decide on is what enemy base you are going to move to and mash X at next. But for some reason, I keep playing it. Smashing dudes by the thousands must satisfy some inner p...
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