Developer: Creative Assembly
Release Date: August 2005
Genre: Real Time Strategy
From Guide - Rome Total War Barbarian Invasion is the first expansion pack released for the award winning historical real time strategy game Rome Total War created by Creative Assembly. Similiar to previous Total War expansions, Barbarian Invasion brings a new threat to the Roman Empire into the game.
The original Rome Total War marched through the conquest and rise of the once great empire, Barbarian Invasion moves the historical timeline forward about 300years when the Roman Empire found itself underseige. The game is starts in the year 363AD, just after the empire has been divided into two parts one ruled from Rome and the other from Constantinople. From 363AD the game chronicles the numerous invaders of the Empire including the Huns, the Sarmatians, the Franks and more.
Rome Total War Barbarian Invasion include 10 new playable factions including the following: Eastern Roman Empire, Western Roman Empire, Huns, Goths, Vandals, Saxons, Franks, Allemanni, Sarmatians, and Sassanid Empire. Each faction, of course, has it's on set of pros and cons, and unique units that are used to balance out the gameplay. Along with the new factions are new and more units as well as new European battle maps.
Rome Total War Barbarian Invasion UpdatesAugust 12, 2005
Rome Total War Barbarian Invasion demo page added
I've added a page for the newly released demo for the Rome Total War expansion. The demo page includes download links and some information on what's included in the demo.