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Total War: Warhammer

Sega officially announces Total War: Warhammer


Missed opportunity for an easy portmanteau
Apr 22
Sure, we might have unofficially known about its existence since January, but Sega still wants to wow people with the reveal trailer for Total War: Warhammer. Pretend to be surprised! It's got the Warhammer staples: humans, ... read
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Three copies up for grabs
Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Total War to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! Clocking in at just under 200 pages, this hardcover art book features development and concept art, plus developer co... read feature

Total War: Attila review photo
Be the barbarian
The horn sounds. Again and again. It's kind of annoying really, these vuvuzela m'fers blowing wind all through my dramatic victory on the fields north of Constantinopolis. Still, it does feel good. I am sacking the center of European civilization after all. I never liked those Romans anyway. Blow those horns, you barbarian bastards! read feature

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Total War: Attila

New Total War trailer less about gameplay, more about Attila


Do you even Hun bro?
Feb 05
The newly released Total War: Attila trailer features a whole lot of everything you probably don't want in a trailer. Well, that is if you want to see actual gameplay. I don't know about you, but if I didn't know anything ab... read
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Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer announcement leaks early


Strategy franchise's new art book spoils the surprise
Jan 14
Yes, Total War: Warhammer is a thing that's happening. No, Sega hasn't officially announced it. The word comes from a book entitled The Art of Total War, which is set to hit shelves next week. Unfortunately for those who may ... read
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Deals

Total War Attila & The Crew: 25% off Pre-order deals


PC only, duh
Nov 25
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. One got a release date confirmed, and the other is finally on schedule to be released after being delayed. ... read
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Total War

Total War: Attila releases February 17 and so does its first DLC


Pre-order or buy the game at retail for access
Nov 24
We haven't heard much about Total War: Attila since Creative Assembly announced the strategy game back in September but it's coming along. To catch you up to speed: the year is 395 AD, family trees are back, and you can burn ... read
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New Total War

Set the world on fire in Total War: Attila


Warning: CGI trailer
Sep 25
I didn't throw out any guesses for what the next Total War would be, but if I had, wow, I would've been way off. Creative Assembly's next installment, Total War: Attila, will follow none other than Attila the Hun when it rel... read
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Total War

Creative Assembly will unveil the next Total War this month


Is it that time already?
Sep 09
Later this month at EGX London (formerly Eurogamer Expo), Total War studio Creative Assembly will "reveal" the next installment in its popular strategy franchise. The announcement will be a part of a developer session schedul... read
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Deals

Sega has a new Humble sale and it's super tempting


Featuring the likes of Alpha Protocol, Typing of the Dead, and Binary Domain
Mar 13
Over the next seven days you'll be able to save on a wide array of Sega-published PC games in a Humble Weekly Sale. A nice mix of new and old titles, the deal is broken down into three tiers. You can name your price for a bun... read
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Total War: Rome II

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... read
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Caesar in Gaul

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... read
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SteamOS games

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... read
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Total War

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... read
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Total War: Rome II

Total War: Rome II rolls out its second major patch


Over 100 more fixes in tow
Sep 23
After its first big patch fixed a number of major issues with the game, Total War: Rome II now has a second set of changes that rolled out last week. Over 100 fixes are listed, most notably the changes to unit speeds, and gam... read
Rome II patch on the way photo
Rome II patch on the way

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... read
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Rome II

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 ... read
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Sega at SDCC

Play Sonic Lost World at San Diego Comic-Con


Plus Total War: Rome II, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, and Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F
Jul 11
Sega is returning to San Diego Comic-Con once again with their pop-up arcade to be located just across the halls of the giant nerd convention. Fans will be able to roll up to the arcade and get hands-on with Sonic: Lost World... read
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Rome II

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... read
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The battles are indeed awesome
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... read feature

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Sega @ E3

Sega will have Sonic Lost World, Castle of Illusion at E3


Quality, not quantity
Jun 07
Sega's bringing five announced titles to E3 2013 and the big one is undoubtedly Sonic Lost World. It's especially weird for me to say that having played few if any modern Sonic titles outside of the wonderful All-Stars Racing... read
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Total War: Rome II

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... read
Rome II photo
Rome II

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,... read
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Total War: Rome II video

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... read
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Amazon: Total War

Amazon: Total War mod extends Rome map and adds new units


War elephants are my new best friend
Apr 04
A new trailer just came out for Amazon: Total War, an overhaul mod for Rome: Total War that adds a new campaign map that expands the game into Eurasia and India, a quest system, and tons of new units. The new units include A... read
Total War photo
Total War

Creative Assembly announces free-to-play Total War: Arena


New spin-off series
Mar 28
Announced at a Game Developers Conference talk by lead designer James Russel, Creative Assembly will be trying its hand at free-to-play gaming with Total War: Arena. Going in a slightly different direction, this new title is ... read
Total War II factions photo
Total War II factions

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... read
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Total War fan remembered

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... read
Total War: Rome II photo
Total War: Rome II

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... read
Total War: Rome II photo
Total War: Rome II

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... read






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