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Ten minutes of Romans getting slaughtered in Rome II

2:30 PM on 04.24.2013 // Fraser Brown
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How do we fight against such hate?

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 Total War: Rome II.

This developer-narrated scenario was the same one being shown off at GDC a wee while ago, and it's not exactly one where the Romans are in a good position. The Germanic horde sends them packing, with quite a few cuts and bruises. 

While it's unmistakably Total War, this is by far the most sumptuous and grandiose the series has ever looked. Look at all those bloody trees. I mean, come on, how many trees does Germania really need? 

Anyway, stop reading this nonsense and watch the video. It's marvellous. 


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Total War: Rome II


  Feb 10

Rome II update replaces Indian elephants for African ones

You'd think Creative Assembly would have checked that?


  Jan 16

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

I'm hoping someone mods Asterix and Obelix into the game


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