Caesar IV

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseSep 26, 2006
PublisherVivendi Universal Games
DeveloperTilted Mill Entertainment
Platform(s)Windows
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreCity-builder; empire-building
SettingRoman Kingdom, Republic and Empire
Notable charactersB
DLC

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