Empire: Total War

The campaign itself includes historical figures such as French dictator and pint-sized comedy staple Napoleon, and ten playable factions vying for economic and political supremacy, including Great Britain, America, France and Prussia. The Creative Assembly promises plenty of variety in the different factions and their units, with abilities and tech trees evolving throughout the period - so playing as a naval power such as Britain will be very different to playing as an emerging continental power such as Prussia, for example.