Tag Archives: Total War: Rome 2
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 15:55 BST
Total War: Rome – Destroy Carthage is the first of four books derived from The Creative Assembly’s strategy series, and history, of course.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 14:01 BST
Total War: Rome 2 and Company of Heroes 2 publisher Sega has confirmed that both of its strategy titles will be playable at his year’s Rezzed expo, taking place June 22-23 at The NEC, Birmingham.
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.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 14:29 BST
Sega has finally confirmed the release date for Total War: Rome 2 as September 3rd, 2013.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 | 19:13 BST
Total War: Rome 2 developer The Creative Assembly has announced a new, free DLC faction for its sprawling strategy epic. Say hello to the Pontus.
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.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 01:03 BST
Sega’s sent over a link to a Panorama page on the Total War wiki, on which it posts staggeringly enormous screenshots. If you’d like to look at a landscape lovingly rendered in-engine and then pieced together into a 30000 x 9785 pixel image, that is a thing you can do. Total War: Rome 2 comes out on PC later this year and none of you have monitors big enough for anything approaching this level of image quality.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 08:37 BST
The single-player campaign in Total War: Rome 2 will have 117 different factions, among other impressively large numbers.
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.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 13:36 GMT
A visit to The Creative Assembly’s motion capture studio provides Stace Harman with the perfect excuse to don his spandex leisure-wear as he finds out what it takes to be a Roman legionnaire.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 15:37 GMT
Total War: Rome 2 developer The Creative Assembly has revealed another new faction for its sprawling strategy title, the Parthia.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 16:42 GMT
The Creative Assembly has always been a supporter of PC gaming, and is one of the first to defend the system when claims that it is “dying” come up. Now that PS4 has been revealed, Dom Starr, the campaign designer of Total War: Rome 2, says the console being “an adapted PC” is further proof that PC gaming is not even close to being in its death throws.
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 | 15:33 GMT
SEGA has sent over a video featuring the Battle of Teutoburg forest in Total War: Rome 2 The video also demonstrates the game’s new true line-of-sight system, deployable battlefield tech, and ambush scenarios. Some lovely new shots were also sent over as well. Rome 2 is expected sometime in 2013 for PC.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 | 12:54 GMT
Total War: Rome 2 developer The Creative Assembly has announced a new faction, the Suebi. The studio has also released the first screen of the Suebi in action.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 | 20:46 GMT
Total War: Rome 2 screenshots showing the Battle of Teutoburg Forest have been released by The Creative Assembly. The studio has also released a new video which gives you a taste of its score, which was composed by Richard Beddow. Check out the video below, which shows off the screens. You can also have a look over onPCgamesN. Rome 2 is expected sometime in 2013 for PC.
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 14:12 GMT
The Arverni have been revealed as the latest faction for Total War: Rome 2. You ca find out more on the Gallic tribe through the game’s wiki. The tribe is “feared and respected among all the barbarian factions,” due to their fierce warriors and an understanding of gold-working and metal craftsmanship. Gallic tribes sacked Rome in 390 BC and “terrorized much” of the Aegean as recently as 279 BC, and invaded Thrace, Macedon and Illyria. Have a look at the faction below. The Iceni faction was revealed last week. Rome 2 is expected sometime in 2013 for PC.
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 | 14:29 GMT
The lasted faction reveal for Total War: Rome 2 is the Iceni. These fellas are a “violent tribe from the south of Britain,” sporting body-paint and they are “renowned for their use of highly maneuverable chariots in battle.” A screenshot of the faction is below, and more information on the faction can be found through the Total War: Rome 2 wiki. Only four more factions to be revealed, again, if the wiki is any indication. The game is expected sometime in 2013 for PC.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 | 17:13 GMT
The Macedonians have been revealed as the next playable faction for Total War: Rome 2. A shot of the Shield Bearers infantry unit is below. In the game, the Hellenistic nation yearns “to return to the glory-days of Alexander The Great,” but it is hemmed in by other Greek city-states which aren’t very trusting of Macedon due to its past; therefore, players will have to “work hard to forge local alliances.” You can find out more on the faction through the newly updated Total War wiki. Five more factions are yet to be revealed, if the webpage is any indication.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 12:52 GMT
Total War: Rome 2 developer The Creative Assembly has published its first behind-the-scenes dev diary for the title, which shows the creation and destruction of Carthage, the focal point of a great conflict between the Romans and the Carthaginian. Check out the gameplay footage and developer insight below.
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 | 13:45 GMT
Total War: Rome 2 developer The Creative Assembly has unveiled and detailed one of the games key factions. The north-African Carthaginian army comes from the trading state Carthage, and with it brings a mighty force to challenge the Roman empire. See them in action and get more details below.