Vibrant 15thcentury world is an alluring setting.
Deeply customizable continuous play option.
Complex assortment of goods to produce and production flows to manage.
Hundreds of ingame achievements give you plenty of goals to strive for.
Steep learning curve.
Compounded by useless manual.
A few minor bugs.
By BrightHub on July 24, 2009
Dawn of Discovery is the best RTS title for the PC since the release of Empire: Total War. It combines a slick and useful interface, excellent game mechanics, its richly adorned with rewarding and useful depth, and exhibits a complex and challenging...80
By cnet on July 15, 2009
Few things stir the human imagination like the notion of exploration, and few games tap into the appeal of exploration as well as Dawn of Discovery. Here, youll sail across seas of perfect deep blue, seeking out the next little island on which to...85
By GameSpot on July 15, 2009
Its complex and daunting, but this rich game of exploring, city building, and trading is also tremendously captivating....85
By GameZone on June 29, 2009
There’s little to complain about with Dawn of Discovery. Anyone with modicum of interest in strategy or city-building games should have a go at it; such an enjoyable experience should not be...90
By Hooked Gamers on June 25, 2009
Ubisofts Anno series is, after enjoying wide popularity in Europe for years, ready to finally conquer the Americas. Sure, previous Anno games have found the New World before but were never quite as successful there as they have been in the Old...90