Tag Archives: Total War
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.
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.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 22:20 GMT
Here’s a bit of a surprise; The Creative Assembly will unveil a brand-new Total War game at GDC tomorrow.
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.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 13:36 GMT
A trailer for Total War: Shogun 2 – Gold Edition has been released by SEGA and The Creative Assembly. Alongside the core game, the Gold Edition includes the expansions Rise of The Samurai and Fall of The Samurai. North American strategy aficionados can pick the edition up at retail on March 5 while those in Europe and Australia can purchase it on March 8. In the later regions, Total War: Shogun 2 – Gold Edition includes all three titles plus all released downloadable content excluding the Blood Pack.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 04:32 GMT
Total War Shogun 2: Gold Edition, which is comprised of the core game along with the expansions Rise of The Samurai and Fall of The Samurai, is now available in North American retail stores. The European and Australian version will release at retail on March 8. You’ll find a couple of celebratory new screens through the break.
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 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.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 16:26 GMT
SEGA has announced Total War: Shogun 2 – Gold Edition will release in March. The pack includes the Rise of The Samurai and Fall of The Samurai expansions. It will be made available at retailers from March 5 in North America and in Europe and Australia March 8. The package in the later regions will include all three titles plus all released downloadable content excluding the Blood Pack. Pack shots are below.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 02:59 GMT
A trio of new talks added to the GDC 2013 lineup include a peek at next-generation rendering techniques, as well as presentations by Pixar and the Creative Assembly.
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.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 19:19 GMT
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed will feature the Pyro, Heavy, and Spy from Team Fortress 2, SEGA has announced. The characters were first leaked for the title back in November. Shogun of the Total War series and the Manager Man from the Football Manager series are also included.It will be made available for PC digital download on January 31 for £19.99/$29.99/€24.99. A video is below.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 16:17 GMT
Total War: Rome 2′s first playable faction has been revealed as the Romans and SEGA has said more factions will be revealed in the “coming weeks and months.” The strategy title will feature Greco-Roman, Barbarian, and Eastern cultures, each with its own agents and political system. Faction trees will represent civic, military and engineering disciplines, with each civilization facing internal dilemmas. Certain factions such as Rome, will be split into a number of playable families each with unique benefits which can be applied to their base faction traits. Total war: Rome 2 is expected sometime in 2013 for PC. More on the SEGA blog.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | 18:07 GMT
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Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 17:33 BST
Total War: Rome 2 could be hitting stores in the fall next year, according to The Bookseller.
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 16:33 BST
Total War: Rome 2 will require Steam in order to quell piracy issues, but The Creative Assembly is stopping short requiring always-online for the title.