Empire: Total War

PC / Strategy / Release: Mar 3, 2009 / ESRB: T

March's 20 Best Selling PC Games Revealed by NPD, Empire: Total War Beats World of Warcraft

By Chris Faylor, Apr 16, 2009 10:18am PDT

Rolling its weekly charts into one monthly bundle, sales-tracking firm NPD has compiled a list of the 20 best-selling PC games at US retailers...

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"muahahaha !!! WoW will be #1 again next week with the release of 3.1 :p"

- mrnails see all 11 comments

Latest Empire: Total War Update Adds New Bugs

By Chris Faylor, Mar 27, 2009 1:43pm PDT

An update meant to "fix some random crashes in sound" has actually introduced a new set of problems into Creative Assembly's Empire: Total War...

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"Has anyone noticed that when most of your troops choose to take the hardest path towards a ..."

- runninhawk see all 17 comments

Empire: Total War Patched

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2009 11:11am PDT

Empire: Total War, already reigning triumphant over the sales charts, has now declared victory over a variety of bugs and glitches following the...

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"I'm still waiting on my copy to come in from the Shack Contest. sk and servo have gotten their ..."

- DrZettl see all 13 comments

Contest: Win a $3000+ Total War-capable Alienware Gaming Laptop

By Nick Breckon, Mar 20, 2009 5:43pm PDT

So you wanted to win Empire: Total War in our last contest, but didn't have a computer powerful enough to play it anyway. Most PC gamers have been...

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"I have been looking to buy an alienware laptop and when this popped up when i though ;)awesome;) ..."

- Epic2Ace2Pwnage see all 3674 comments

Weekly PC Sales: Empire Total War Dominates, Warhammer Online Resurfaces

By Chris Faylor, Mar 17, 2009 9:54am PDT

Marketing research firm NPD has issued its weekly list of the ten best-selling PC games at United States retailers, this one covering the first...

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"Empire: Total War is showing that you can release a broken game that crashes within a few ..."

- dirtypunk see all 20 comments

Empire: Total War Patch Fixes Memory Leaks, Doesn't Fix Game-ending Bugs

By Nick Breckon, Mar 10, 2009 12:36pm PDT

The first patch for Empire: Total War has fixed a variety of issues with the game, including memory leaks and random crashes. But the game still...

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"I can't even play the game. All I hear is the audio. I am using the ati radion hd 2600 xt video ..."

- noybeeswax see all 27 comments

Empire: Total War Contest Wrap-up

By Nick Breckon, Mar 06, 2009 4:54pm PST

In return for three copies of Empire: Total War, we asked you to give us your best suggestions for Creative Assembly's next Total War game. The...

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"My suggestion is to allow the player ( my self and others ) to be more tested.. Insetad give the ..."

- DannyWhitmer see all 33 comments

Contest: Win Empire: Total War

By Nick Breckon, Mar 05, 2009 6:27pm PST

Update: Tonight is the last chance to enter! Strategy fans, the day is upon us: Creative Assembly's latest opus, Empire: Total War (PC), has...

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"I mean, I don't see what you haven't done this yet. Shogun Total war 2. I mean, need i say more? ..."

- rap7or911 see all 594 comments

Empire: Total War Patch Due Next Week

By Nick Breckon, Mar 05, 2009 4:01pm PST

Creative Assembly communications director Kieran Brigden has confirmed that the first major patch for Empire: Total War is scheduled to be released...

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"Does anybody have any problems with the game CRASHING randomly during the campaign sequence? ..."

- peterthepersian see all 18 comments

Empire: Total War Trailer Celebrates Launch Day

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2009 10:36am PST

At long last, today marks the day that Creative Assmebly's historical strategy simulator Empire: Total War (PC) arrives. You can find it at stores, or just download it on Steam. In celebrati

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"I've played it. and everytime it has crashed. about an hour in. twice with total system freeze ..."

- Sharies see all 24 comments

Empire: Total War Campaign Multiplayer Detailed

By Nick Breckon, Mar 02, 2009 1:19pm PST

Total War developer Creative Assembly has revealed new details on the game's multiplayer functionality, set to eventually be patched into the PC...

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"I thought I was promised this in Kingdoms, then I bought it and it was hardly worth even looking ..."

- Zolneirz see all 26 comments

Empire: Total War Walkthrough: Heavy Cavalry 101

By Nick Breckon, Feb 26, 2009 11:04am PST

Creative Assembly is back with another Empire: Total War tactics walkthrough, this time explaining how to deal with heavy cavalry. The short answer? Shoot them. Empire: Total War is scheduled for a March 4 release, next Wednesday, on PC.

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"Definitely my most anticipated game right now. The demo was fucking awesome and so addicting. ..."

- at0micgarden see all 15 comments

Empire: Total War Demo Now on Steam

By Chris Faylor, Feb 20, 2009 8:57am PST

As promised, a downloadable demo of Creative Assembly's historical strategy game Empire: Total War is now available via Valve's digital...

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"I dunno, running everything on ultra and am blown away. Kickass water effects compared to prior ..."

- Rygar'smiddlefinger see all 95 comments

Empire: Total War Demo Coming Tomorrow

By Nick Breckon, Feb 19, 2009 6:55pm PST

Sega has confirmed to Shacknews that a demo for Creative Assembly's strategy sequel Empire: Total War will be released on Steam tomorrow at 4pm GMT...

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"It's 10am CST now, which is 11am EST...no sign of the demo on STEAM. Someone lied. ;)"

- wytefang see all 29 comments

Watch the Five Minute Empire: Total War Walkthrough

By Nick Breckon, Feb 17, 2009 4:15pm PST

Creative Assembly battle AI programmer Richard Bull takes us through a lengthy demonstration of the "special tactic behavior," a new feature in Empire: Total War that sees computer opponents realistically sticking to a specific battle strategy until force

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"Welll i didnt saw any squaer formation(in infranty) i just saw infrantry in line formation witch ..."

- speed23e see all 49 comments