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Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom

The Ranking

76.76% Overall Rank: 6414
PC Rank: 1535
2002 Games Rank: 6395
2002 PC Rank: 1535
Score based on 19 reviews


The fourth installment in this city-building series moves east from the Mediterranean to ancient China. In Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom, you can create cities, conquer new territories, build monuments, and fight off the Mongols and other invaders. The game introduces new commodities, such as bean curd, millet, rice, tea, silk, and more. This time, you can play with up to eight players in both competitive and cooperative modes. You can work with other players on engineering projects, including China's Great Wall and the 1,200-mile Grand Canal from Beijing to Hangzhou.
Release Date: September 9, 2002

Latest Reviews

PC Gamer UK 11/01/05 Review 67 out of 100
PC Zone UK 09/26/02 Review 80 out of 100
Electric Playground 04/24/04 Review 7.5 out of 10
GameSpot 09/10/02 Review 7.7 out of 10
Game Chronicles 02/01/03 Review 6.8 out of 10
Armchair Empire 11/10/02 Review 7.5 out of 10
Computer Gaming World 10/17/02 Review 3.5 out of 5
ActionTrip 10/11/02 Review 68 out of 100
GamersHell 10/05/02 Review 7.9 out of 10
Gameguru Mania 09/23/02 Review 82 out of 100