Rome Total War Gold Edition is a real-time warfare and empire-building game. Two world-dominating games in one! Uniting multi-award winning Rome: Total War and its official expansion pack, Barbarian Invasion, you must guide history's greatest armies to victory in a game of epic real-time warfare, empire-building, politics, and treachery. Play as one of three great Roman families, whose thirst for power will stop at nothing. This the world of Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and a thousand others. This is a world of soldiers, gladiators, tyrants, monsters and fools. It's a rich, exciting world, awaiting a conqueror - you! You must use military genius to build an empire that stretches across Europe and Africa. Finally march on Rome to seize control of the greatest empire in the world. Then in Barbarian invasion either defend it or lead a Barbarian horde and bring the once mighty empire to its knees. Features Experience real-time battles - Use innovative battle tactics in battles with up to 10,000 soldiers on-screen at once. Command and build your campaigns - Balance economic, civil, religious and military power in the century-spanning campaign. Learn from the best - Fight alongside or against history's greatest leaders such as Julius Caesar, Spartacus, and Hannibal to expand or destroy the Roman Empire. Lay siege with signature weapons and abilities - Turn the tables against the Romans as Attila the Hun, the fearsome Saxons, and other savage factions in the Barbarian Invasion expansion pack.