• Publisher: Sega
  • Release Date: May 23, 2019
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Generally favorable reviews- based on 250 Ratings

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  • Summary: Total War: THREE KINGDOMS is the first in the award-winning series to recreate epic conflict across ancient China. Combining a gripping turn-based campaign of empire-building & conquest with stunning real-time battles, THREE KINGDOMS redefines the series in an age of heroes & legends.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 57 out of 64
  2. Negative: 0 out of 64
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    May 31, 2019
    100
    Massive enhancement of all systems is perfectly complemented by beautiful audio and visuals. You won’t regret this trip to China! [Issue#295]
  2. May 22, 2019
    90
    It’s not without its UI issues, but Total War 3 Kingdoms provides a beautiful, rich strategy that is well paced while enjoying a new layer of story depth through diplomacy and intrigue.
  3. Jul 8, 2019
    90
    One of the best entries in the series yet, deep enough for veterans and approachable for the new players.
  4. May 22, 2019
    85
    After several years, we finally have a true Total War experience in Three Kingdoms. Covering almost everything that a fan of strategy genre craves, Three Kingdoms is one of the most complete entries in the TW series and one of the best strategies in recent years.
  5. May 27, 2019
    80
    Yet another great entry in the long-running series. While it may not be the absolute pinnacle of what Creative Assembly can achieve, it has become my favorite entry simply because of the setting used. We've reached a point where your personal favorite Total War will be determined more by the property being adapted than any worry about quality or gameplay factors. Since everything is fine in Three Kingdoms, what else do I really need to say?
  6. May 16, 2019
    80
    Cold, hard battle strategy meets the warmth of human interaction and politics to create an engaging and addictive experience.
  7. May 16, 2019
    70
    Three Kingdoms is another solid instalment in the Total War franchise, but lacks a certain wow factor. Creative Assembly has made some clever refinements around the edges of that enduringly addictive strategic core, allowing fans to steep themselves in yet another historic saga. However, there’s a chance that some won’t gel with this new setting or the way Guanzhong’s epic has been adapted. It’s another fun and rewarding take on the series, though we’d struggle to call it a must-buy.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 44 out of 66
  2. Negative: 12 out of 66
  1. Jun 2, 2019
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Well i played total war games from Rome 1 and i finished all games on hard/very hard difficulty .I can say i like this total war game more than any of them , i didn't have a bug or a problem , i played the game in hard difficulty i conquered all the map and i had a lot of fun , i can say the fights where well balanced and the game its self , and the map is huge and full of beauty , so far i can tell the game is worth to play i really recommend anyone to buy this game and try it. And a warning this is a comment from a player that played the game on hard , maybe the game is to ez for normal or easy and is **** but i don't play on lower difficulties this comment is for fans that like to be challenged and have fun doing it. Expand
  2. May 23, 2019
    10
    Best total war so far. Amazing new features and runs smoother than any total war. It's a big success
  3. May 23, 2019
    10
    After a few hours play I am already getting a sense of how deep this game is. Running flawlessly as well, performance is a marked improvementAfter a few hours play I am already getting a sense of how deep this game is. Running flawlessly as well, performance is a marked improvement over previous games. Expand
  4. May 27, 2019
    9
    I've always been a fan of the three kingdoms story, and the game delivers it almost perfectly! The only gripe I have is the UI is a bit cumbersome.
  5. Aug 4, 2019
    8
    Habe heute einen Kampagnen Durchlauf (mit Cao Cao) beendet und dafür ca. 80 Stunden benötigt. Der Verwaltungsteil auf der Karte ist vermutlichHabe heute einen Kampagnen Durchlauf (mit Cao Cao) beendet und dafür ca. 80 Stunden benötigt. Der Verwaltungsteil auf der Karte ist vermutlich der beste der Total War Serie und um Welten besser, als das was Warhammer I + II geboten haben. Die Schlachten spielen sich eigentlich recht ähnlich und sind Top. Das Einzige, was mich wirklich stört ist die geringe Abwechslung. Im Prinzip schickt jede Fraktion bis auf ein paar Ausnahmen die selben Einheiten in die Schlachten, wodruch die Abwechslung leider leidet. Daher habe ich jetzt auch erstmal keine Motivation eine neue Kampagne zu starten. Expand
  6. May 28, 2019
    6
    real review on steam needless to say 22 hours played it's not a bad game but doesn't feel like a total war game battles are very poor and way to fast
  7. Jun 2, 2019
    0
    There are improvements in campaign yet most fans just play TW for battles and in Three Kingdoms there is nothing exciting for people whoThere are improvements in campaign yet most fans just play TW for battles and in Three Kingdoms there is nothing exciting for people who played previous titles. I had high hopes for that one but CA's DLC lust makes every new reelase feel empty. Expand

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