Great City Builder/Strategy
I played the heck out of Caesar III and when I saw this on Gamestop.com I had to get it. I was a happy with it from the beginning. They added quite a bit while also modifying the game some to make it more playable. While it is not as intricate as other strategy games, it is a pleasant diversion from other games.
I was especially happy with the graphical updates and the fact that people are willing to walk a while to get to a market. They also fixed some of the happiness problems that persisted in Caesar III. The edition of more industries, different markets for different goods, villas, more complex trade routes, and military adventures all add on an already great formula. It is also a lot easier to get buildings to upgrade due to larger effective radii as compared to past entries. Overall a vast improvement over III and great game in its own right.
Definitely worth a play for anyone looking for a decent strategy game or even just looking to kill a little time. The scenarios will keep you busy for a while!