Creative Assembly News


Total War: Rome 2 launch 'totally unacceptable' says creative director

By Steve Watts, Sep 10, 2013 9:30am PDT

Total War: Rome 2 creative director Mike Simpson has apologized for the launch issues and laid out some plans for how to address them.


"Wish granted from the day Shogun2 released. I guess Sweetnutz doesn't look at the UI much, ..."

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Total War: Rome 2 weekly patches start this Friday

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Total War: Rome 2 is getting an update on Friday to address crashing and hardware conflict problems. It will be the first of planned weekly updates for the immediate future.


"I like the weekly updates over just one giant patch every month. "

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Total War: Rome 2 video shows off multiplayer features

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT

The Creative Assembly has given a closer look at some of Total War: Rome 2's new multiplayer features, with a Let's Play hosted by one of the multiplayer designers.


Total War: Rome 2 includes 'privileged access' to Total War: Arena

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 09, 2013 9:00am PDT

Just in case Rome 2 wasn't Total enough for you, Sega has announced that all owners of the upcoming RTS will receive "privileged access" to Total War: Arena.


Total War: Rome 2 preview: high above the battlefield

By Kat Bailey, Aug 01, 2013 6:00am PDT

Bigger doesn't necessarily make something better, but in this case, Total War lives up to its name.


"as Peter said I'm impressed that some one can get paid $4475 in 1 month on the computer. have ..."

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Total War: Rome 2 gets interactive campaign map for attack planning

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2013 11:30am PDT

After watching the Romans try to outmaneuver the Egyptians yesterday, you may want to start planning your path of carnage once Total War: Rome 2 comes out this fall. A newly released interactive campaign map should be just the tool for the job if you are into that amount of ...


Total War: Rome 2 video shows Battle of the Nile from Roman view

By John Keefer, Jul 11, 2013 10:45am PDT

When Creative Assembly demoed Total War: Rome 2 at E3, it showed off the Battle for the Nile scenario from the Egyptian perspective, which was designed more for new players with an easier learning curve. A new video shows that game being played from the Roman perspective, on...


"Their preview videos are always 2% representative of the game. Never figured out why the dont ..."

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Total War: Rome 2 expanded politics system detailed

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2013 9:00am PDT

Total War: Rome 2 will have an expanded political system that involves currying favor in the House and Senate, marrying into the right families, and avoiding civil war.


"Looking pretty good so far. I willingly give the next several hundred hours of my life to Rome! ..."

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Total War: Shogun 2 'Gold Edition' coming March 5

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 2:00pm PST

Sega is releasing a "Gold Edition" of Total War: Shogun 2 on March 5, which will include the game and both the "Rise of the Samurai" and "Fall of the Samurai" expansions.


Total War: Rome 2 trailer shows Carthage carnage

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT

The Creative Assembly has released a new trailer for Total War: Rome II, showcasing a cinematic battle in Carthage.


Total War Battles: Shogun now on PC, Mac

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2012 10:30am PDT

Sega has released the iOS game Total War Battles: Shogun for PC and Mac via Steam.


"Thanks! I was wondering how much it is like the earlier games."

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Total War: Rome II preview

By Kat Bailey, Jul 02, 2012 6:15am PDT

For Total War fans, it was nice to see the series return to its roots in the Shogun era. They liked the colonial era-themed Empire Total War as...


"I wanted to have the option of continuing to obey the Senate without trying to take over the ..."

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Total War: Rome II announced

By John Keefer, Jul 02, 2012 6:00am PDT

The Creative Assembly returns to one its most popular venues in the Total War series with the announcement of Rome II.


Creative Assembly's Aliens game jumping to next gen

By John Keefer, May 03, 2012 4:30pm PDT

We have known for awhile that Total War developer Creative Assembly was making a game set in the Alien universe. What we didn't know until now was that it going to be for current and next-gen consoles.


"What part of the description "peer to Dead Space 2" makes you think RTS?"

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Total War Battles gets free DLC offer for Shogun 2

By Steve Watts, Apr 26, 2012 7:45am PDT

Completing the campaign in Total War Battles for iOS grants a code to download the Sendai Clan Pack in the PC game, Total War: Shogun 2.