Centurion: Defender of Rome

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
Release1990
PublisherElectronic Arts
DeveloperBits of Magic
Platform(s)FM Towns, MS-DOS, NEC PC-9801; Amiga, Sega Genesis (1991)
ModeSingle-player
GenreStrategy game; empire-building
SettingAncient Rome (starting in 275 BCE)
Notable charactersBCleopatra
DLC

Bibliography

Ghita, C.; Andrikopoulos, A. (2009). ‘Total War and Total Realism: A Battle for Antiquity in Computer Game History’ in D. Lowe & K. Shahabudin (eds.), Classics for All: Reworking Antiquity in Mass Culture. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 109-26.

Serrano Lozano, D. (2020). ‘Ludus (Not) Over. Video Games and the Popular Perception of Ancient Past Reshaping’ in C. Rollinger (ed.), Classical Antiquity in Video Games. New York: Bloomsbury, 48-61.

Additional keywords

turn-based, real-time, history, caesar

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