What is Austerlitz: Napoleon’s Greatest Victory?
Around 9 a.m. on December 2, 1805, the La Grande Armee of Emperor Napoleon I engaged a combined Allied force of Russian and Prussian troops near the small Moravian town of Austerlitz. Nine hours later, the French would stand victorious and thus solidify Napoleon’s reputation as one of the greatest generals in history.
Austerlitz: Napoleon’s Greatest Victory comes hot on the heels of the award-winning Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle, using the same gaming engine as Sid Meier’s Gettysburg. Players assume the role of the French emperor himself or as one of the Allied commanders, taking charge of infantry and cavalry units, giving them commands as they sweep across the battlefield to victory or utter defeat. Designed for the PC market, A:NBV is an historical wargame for the wargame aficionado.
“A game fit for both Napoleonic gamers and those looking for a more cerebral RTS game.” –PC Game World
“As far as Napoleonic warfare goes, you’d be hard-pressed to find a game as visceral and polished as Austerlitz: Napoleon’s Greatest Victory.” –Game Sot