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Rome II update replaces Indian elephants for African ones


You'd think Creative Assembly would have checked that?
Feb 10
 
In his review of Total War: Rome II, our own Josh Tolentino was left unhappy at the buggy state of the game but was happy with the level of historical accuracy displayed. I wonder if he would have docked the game an extra poi...




Mod tools for Total War: Rome II are now in beta


I'm hoping someone mods Asterix and Obelix into the game
Jan 16
 
Total War: Rome II was one of the games I'm kicking myself for passing over in 2013; I didn't think I was going to be able to commit to a vast strategy game in a series that has shown me no mercy in the past. However, the new...




Total War: Rome II is getting an expansion soon


Et tu, Brute?
Dec 02
 
Total War: Rome II will be getting an expansion, called Caesar in Gaul. This new campaign will focus around Caesar and the Gallic War, and the campaign will feature seasons with weather effects. New units will be added to the...




Total War: Rome II coming out for SteamOS early 2014


It'll have Steam Controller support too
Nov 08
 
Valve and Creative Assembly are plotting to release Total War: Rome II on SteamOS and Linux early next year. Along with the port to Linux, they will add support for the Steam Controller. Rob Bartholomew, the brand direct...




Total War: Rome II is getting gory but it'll cost you


Blood & Gore DLC
Oct 30
 
That man seems to have lost his head. Welp. Tomorrow, Total War: Rome II is getting its Blood & Gore DLC which adds a whole mess of gruesome effects to the game. It's unfortunate that this is a $2.99 download as opposed t...




Review: Total War: Rome II


Veni, Vidi, Sustínui
Oct 09
 
Picture, in your mind's eye, a testudo. If you're up on your Roman history, you'll know that I'm referring to that ancient Roman formation in which soldiers tightly align their shields to protect themselves from every an...




First Total War: Rome II patch coming on Friday


It's just a flesh wound
Sep 05
 
Less than a week after its release, Total War: Rome II is getting its first patch on Friday. This will be aimed at fixing bugs and crashes, as well as some gameplay balancing tweaks. Patch notes aren't currently available, bu...




Watch Creative Assembly play a Total War: Rome II battle


The Battle of the Nile
Jul 11
 
In Total War: Rome II's take on the Battle of the Nile, you can either play as the Egyptians or the Romans. The latter is at a distinct disadvantage in terms of positioning and troop numbers, which means, yep, let's go with ...




Get ready: Total War: Rome II system requirements


Plus a ludicrous panorama
Jun 28
 
Creative Assembly has put out the system requirements for Total War: Rome II, a game that's been a long time coming and one that will devour many an evening come September. Minimum: OS: XP/ Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 P...




Yes, you're going to like Total War: Rome II


The battles are indeed awesome
Jun 13
 
A better-looking Rome: Total War would have been enough for some, myself included -- have you seen how crazy some of the battles look? "Epic" is not a word that frequently leaves my mouth (or fingers, in this case) but it's a...




Rome II's campaign will be all about Cleopatra and togas


Toga, toga, toga!
Jun 06
 
The latest trailer for Total War: Rome II shows off what the campaign will be about, and it gives us a good look at the campaign map. The story will revolve around Cleopatra's struggles with Rome and all of the political fun...




Total War: Rome II drops in September


Calendar marked
May 09
 
September 3, 2013. Commit that date to memory -- it's when Total War: Rome II releases globally. Creative Assembly is offering DLC, the Greek States Culture Pack, as incentive for pre-ordering the game. This includes Epirus,...




Ten minutes of Romans getting slaughtered in Rome II


How do we fight against such hate?
Apr 24
 
The Romans had quite a wee bit of trouble pacifying the Germanic tribes of Northern Europe, and now you can sit back and watch some of that trouble on top of a substantial amount of bloodshed, fire, and fleeing Italians in T...




Biggest Total War screenshot ever taken is really big


So many pixels!
Apr 11
 
I was never aware that creating gigantic panoramic screenshots of games was a thing, but after seeing this huge picture of the Massacre of Teutoberg Forest I wish more people did stuff like this. The image is 3...




Total War Rome II: Crushing it with Egypt's war-elephants


They also have scythed war-chariots, so mind your legs
Mar 22
 
The Romans are pretty groovy, but they were a bit boring in comparison to many of their neighbors. Now the Hellenic nations, they knew how to party. The latest Total War: Rome II nation getting shown off is Ptolemaic Egypt, a...




Total War fan remembered in Rome II


Creative Assembly are awesome people
Mar 18
 
James was a big fan of the Total War series who recently died because of cancer. As a memorial to his struggle with this terrible disease, he has become a character in Rome II. James was 24-years-old when he became one of the...




Parthia is the newest faction in Total War: Rome II


Parthians, not Protheans. Big difference.
Mar 07
 
It's time for another faction to be announced for Creative Assembly's upcoming strategy title Total War: Rome II. This time, it's the little-known Parthians that will be joining the fray. Formed from a confederation of tribes...




Total War: Rome II trailer takes us to Teutoburg Forest


Who says history can't be fun?
Feb 28
 
This trailer for the impressive-looking Total War: Rome II recounts the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, where Germanic tribes -- united by the son of a chieftain who was taken hostage as a child and raised in Rome -- ambushe...




Watch Carthage get attacked in Total War: Rome II


Creative Assembly walks through new footage
Oct 23
 
If you have ten minutes, you should watch this city get attacked while James Russell, the lead designer on Total War: Rome II, goes into detail with the new mechanics.  I have played every Total War game to date, and th...








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