Tag Archives: Rome 2
Thu, Dec 05, 2013 | 15:04 GMT
Total War: Rome 2 has a new faction available today: Baktria. Originally a part of Alexander The Great’s empire, Baktria was a “crossroads of commerce between east and west.” Baktria offers players “a diverse battle experience blending units from the Greek rosters with those of Eastern cultures.” Baktria will download automatically for Rome 2 players via Steam, and will require players to restart if already in-game.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 17:01 GMT
A new video for Total War: Rome 2 has been released, and features commentary from historians Bettany Hughes, Mike Loades, Lynette Nusbacher and Dr. Adrian Goldsworthy along with footage from the game. The documentary short takes a look at The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, which saw three full legions of Rome destroyed. Watch below.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 15:47 GMT
Total War: Rome 2′s latest patch is live. The Creative Assembly states that this is “the most significant gameplay-enhancing patch yet,” as includes framerate improvements to high-end systems, and substantial gameplay, AI and behavioral improvements, particularly in settlement and siege battles. The attacking siege AI is more active, and the patch also bring about the first targeted unit re-balances. For full details, check out the patch notes. Steam users will be automatically updated upon logging into the service.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 | 15:57 BST
Total War: Rome 2′s Nomadic Tribes Culture Pack DLC will be available for free for the first week of availability, The Creative assembly has announced.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 | 21:48 BST
Total War: ROME 2 has been updated with the free Seleucid Empire faction for both single-player and multiplayer. The update includes Patch 5 which delivers further performance and gameplay balancing improvements. Full patch notes are through here. Also featured, is Steam Workshop support and activation of the mod manager in the Total War Launcher, making the sharing and loading of mods rather easy. Hit up the links for more information and to acquire the update, just fire the game up and it will patch automagically.
Sat, Oct 12, 2013 | 15:23 BST
Total War: Rome 2 has a fourth patch available which contains major AI improvements when it comes to the construction of new buildings, food supply management, creation of armies, “technology researches and tactics used during battles.” The patch makes the AI more organized and challenging, and further tweaks and improvements have been made to the diplomacy, missiles, melee units and much more. Patch 5 will enter beta next week. You can view the large list of patch notes through the Total War Wiki.
Tue, Oct 01, 2013 | 14:50 BST
Total War: Rome 2 has received its third update, which includes over 140 technical, gameplay, balancing and usability improvements.
Wed, Sep 04, 2013 | 17:36 BST
Total War: Rome 2 will be getting an update this Friday which will tweak the balancing, AI routines and other features now that the game is live and The Creative Assembly is getting real-time metric feedback from players.The firm said last month it would release said update, due to the likelihood of general system specifications causing issues for some users. The game will also be updated on a weekly basis in the immediate future. Full patch notes will be available on Friday, September 6, and the update will also address known instances of crashes due to hardware conflicts alongside several other performance fixes. Users experiencing graphical issues including low resolution textures, should check out the support forums at which contain “suggestions for settings which will improve visuals in almost all cases.”
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 | 18:32 BST
Total War: Rome 2 activation times for release have been announced, and digital customers can start pre-loading the game through Steam starting today.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | 16:25 BST
Total War: Rome 2 players will be the recipients of post-release content in both free and paid formats, The Creative Assembly has announced.
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 | 13:47 BST
Total War: Rome 2 pre-purchases through Steam will hand buyers a wreath in the Team Fortress 2 inventory which upon being equipped, will change the look of TF2 to Rome 2. It’s mad fun, really.
Sun, Aug 11, 2013 | 22:24 BST
SEGA has announced that owners of Total War: Rome 2 will be granted access to the firm’s free-to-play MOBA title Total War: Arena when it becomes available
Thu, Aug 01, 2013 | 15:02 BST
Total War: Rome 2 has a new video available focusing on the brilliant military strategist and Rome’s greatest enemy, Hannibal. The video below shows the multitude of ways players can “outfox their opponents,” and demonstrates the scope and variety of the campaign map. Total War: Rome 2 hits PC on September 3.
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 | 15:26 BST
Total War: Rome 2 has a new “Let’s Play video” available focusing this time on the campaign mode.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 20:33 BST
The Creative Assembly has updated the Total War website with an Interactive Campaign Map for Rome 2. The map will give you an idea of the scale of the new Campaign Map and familiarize you with the various factions, diplomatic relations and more. Have fun with it. Game’s out September 3 on PC.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 16:50 BST
Total War: Rome 2 has a new entry available in the Let’s Play video series. In it, the viewer is shown an in-depth look into the Battle of the Nile, but from the Roman perspective this time. Watch below as Al Bickham and Joey Williams walk you through their effort to destroy Egypt. Game’s out September 3 on PC.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 15:02 BST
Total War: Rome 2 has a new trailer available which highlights the story of Cleopatra: the lady who secured the throne of Egypt using the armies of Caesar and killed herself with an asp. Check out the battle for the Nile below. Rome 2 is out September 3 on PC.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 14:29 BST
SEGA has announced that Total War: Rome 2 is the fastest pre-ordered Total War game to date, with over six times the number of pre-orders its first official week compared to Shogun 2. The Collector’s Edition has also pre-ordered well, with over half the available copies already sold out in the US. The firm also said Total War sales hit 2 million last year “without a major release,” to support the series. Those who pre-order the strategy title get the first DLC, The Greek States Culture Pack, free on the day of release. Rome 2 is out September 3.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 14:07 BST
Total War: Rome 2 has a new walkthrough video showing the Battle of Teutoburg Forest, and narrated by the Creative Assembly staff.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 13:41 GMT
The latest faction for Total War: Rome 2 has been revealed the “independent, powerful” Egypt. These successors to Alexander The Great’s legacy and the rulers of Ptolemaic Egypt bring “Hellenistic fighting prowess to north Africa, with serried ranks of fearsome pikemen, devastating scythed war-chariots and terrifying war-elephants.” Yikes. Despite their prowess in batt;e, though, they are also well-versed in statecraft and diplomacy, so know thine enemy etc. You can find out more on the Egyptian faction through the game’s wiki. Rome 2 is expected sometime in 2013 for PC.