Source: The Game Website.
The Settlers III is the third title in a tremendously popular series of games which has sold over 1 million copies. It's an immense god sim with a real-time, strategic simulation of prosperity, tactics, combat and growth.
Control the full cycle of your civilization's evolution, from the initial planning and building of its infrastructure, to the full-blooded conflict of race against race in the quest to expand your power and domination. Before you start conquering your neighbors, however, you’ll first need to create a sustainable economy from the interdependent activities of agriculture, industry and trading.
The Settlers III is built upon a combination of vibrant colors, exacting detail and non-stop gameplay, and populated by restless characters of hypnotic charm and humor. The on-screen experience successfully translates the immense depth, intelligence and strategic complexity of the game into an entirely absorbing and addictive player-friendly environment. It will not only engage the minds of the most discerning strategy player, but also capture the imagination of the fantasist within us all.