Going back to the roots resulted in arguably CA's finest Total War so far, and this epic expansion only added to the legend. Samurai swords versus Gatling guns? We're in.
Sim City's absence vacated its city-building throne, and Anno 2070 stepped in with aplomb. This jaunt into a very watery future combines compelling eco themes with incredibly polished mechanics.
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