Reviewers Liked

  • Fascinating fundamental mechanics that prize political maneuvers over action
  • It's satisfying to pull off sneaky strategies
  • Very interesting deception and diplomacy mechanics
  • Good multiplayer skirmish mode
  • Emphasizes deception over combat
  • Tons of series backstory
  • Potential for neat strategies

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Poor singleplayer campaign
  • Combat is a mess
  • Lacking interface and automation features that could have made it more fun
  • Dull graphics, frustratingly unresponsive controls
  • Incredibly slow pace