Reviewers Liked

  • Beautiful, well-scaled world map
  • Improved AI
  • Horde gameplay is the most mobile Total War's ever been
  • Nomadic and migratory horde factions bring speed and unpredictability

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Cluttered interface and specificity of minute statistics are distracting
  • Pathfinding can be utterly broken on both campaign and battle maps
  • Diplomacy and politics