“I highly recommend this game. If I can learn to love this game then so can anyone else. If does require effort at first but once things start rolling, it becomes seriously addictive and loads of fun.”
“Crusader Kings II is a majestic feudal sandbox, the greatest generator of hilarious medieval soap opera ever created and Paradox Interactive’s best title to date.”
“Assassinating your immediate family never felt so good. “
"Overall, Crusader Kings II is one of the most engaging Paradox strategy games to date.”
“ Other than that, the intricacies of politics, religion, and warfare as well as an appealing time period makes this a pretty addicting strategy game.”
"Crusader Kings II is the best video game, in pure gameplay terms, which Paradox Interactive has ever developed.”
"An excellent 'dynasty' simulator with solid RPG elemnts or, for those less interested in numbers and figures, an unforgettable historical 'soap opera'.
“In short, Crusader Kings II is a majestic feudal sandbox, the greatest generator of hilarious medieval soap opera ever created and Paradox Interactive's best title to date.”
“If you are willing to put the time in to learn the idiosyncrasies of the game’s sometimes arcane interface, the joy that can come out of Crusader Kings II is significant, and well worth the time and effort.”
"Crusader Kings II isn't just the best grand strategy game that Paradox Interactive have published, rather, it's probably the best grand strategy game in years."
"Majestic and historic in any sense of the phrase."
“Paradox Interactive truly has made an epic strategy game, and from the many games I’ve reviewed from them they continually get better.”
“It is quite nearly a perfect quintessence: when you play it, it tells you the rules and then steps out of the way.”