The Anno series of games has been praised for its expansive worlds and in depth gameplay; blending strategic gameplay, diverse play styles and in depth stories. Anno 1800 is the latest game in the series and does its lineage proud.
What is Anno 1800?
As with previous games in the series, Anno 1800 is about building a society from the ground up. Planning out cities, creating trade routes, negotiating with other nations and fighting your opponents head on in strategic warfare. Unlike many other strategy games, the Anno series has a fully involved story that players follow throughout their playthrough. Anno 1800 takes the series to the 19th Century for the first time and gives players the opportunity to flex their strategic muscles in the burgeoning industrial age.
Should you get Anno 1800?
For fans of the series this is an absolute must. The game brings back beloved features such as individual AI opponents and the ability to ship trade goods and also to play on randomised maps. If you prefer a more fast paced experience then this might not be for you, but there's a lot here for most gamers to love.