“Crusader Kings II tackles the double problem of portraying a complicated subject and following a popular predecessor.”
“…Crusader Kings 2 is one of the most intriguing and surprising games we’ve seen lately.”
“For everyone that ever wanted to be underhanded in a game but were stopped by the lack of options this is your game.”
"Crusader Kings II, with its in-depth management of politics, economics, religion, and warfare, has the potential to be another great addition to the grand strategy genre and will inevitably occupy countless hours of hardcore Paradox fans and Medieval enthusiasts alike.”
" I would have to say this is my favorite grand strategy title from Paradox in 2011."
"...go pick it up and say goodbye to countless hours as you are transported into medieval times."
"...at its core it is immensely fun if you enjoy the genre."
“Crusader Kings II is shaping up to be an excellent game experience for those that want more out of their medieval strategy and traditional strategy games alike.”
“RTS enthusiasts and fans of the almighty Zerg rush might find the pace and intricate detail of Crusader Kings a bit of an adjustment, but for any amateur Machiavellis who still cackle over all the tears and infighting they caused in Homeroom before the pep rally – step up, sire, your throne awaits.”
"My only advice is to finish up all those things you've been meaning to do before it arrives on shelves, because you're going to be one busy noble.”