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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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...


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

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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...


"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


"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...


"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.


"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...


"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...


"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


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

- speed23e see all 49 comments