Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Total War

Total War: Shogun 2 Assembly Kit now on Steam

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The Creative Assembly has released a suite of tools for modders looking to modify the Shogun 2 line. The Total War: Shogun 2 Assembly Kit includes an updated Battle Map Editor (TEd) with Steam Workshop integration and ability to create scripted single-player historical battles, as well as a built-in Mod Manager, Database Visual Editor, data-processing tool, and more. The kit, detailed below, is compatible with the original game as well as all add-ons and expansions.

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Total War: Rome II in-game footage debuted in new gameplay trailer

Sega has released a new trailer showing in-game footage from Creative Assembly’s upcoming Total War entry, Total War: Rome II. But don’t let the length fool you: most of the run time is from an extended post-footage ad that shows the previous live-action trailer. Those wanting to see more of Carthage getting their comeuppance from Scipio and the legions will have to wait a bit longer.

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Total War Battles: Shogun launches on Steam for Mac, PC

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Total War is back … sorta. Sega has released the iOS strategy title Total War Battles: Shogun on Steam for Mac and PC. The hex-centric real-time release follows a young samurai who must recruit and maintain an army as he tears his way through feudal Japan on a quest to avenge his father’s murder.

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Total War: Shogun 2 gets new Saints and Heroes Elite Unit Pack DLC

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Nine new elite units have been released for Shogun 2 in the Saints and Heroes pack. The hero units each bring with them their own highly trained squad. Included are Hanzo’s Shadows; Tadakatsu’s war-club-toting Tetsubo Warriors; Seigen’s nadochi-weilding Swordmasters; Tokitaka’s Tanegashima rifle marksmen; Gozen’s Hime Heroines and their naginatas; Benkei’s Blades and their long naginatas; Yoritomo’s sniping Yabusme Cavalry; and Kiyomasa’s heavy Katana Cavalry. The pack is available for $3.25.

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Total War Battles: Shogun now available on App Store

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The Total War series is looking to take on the iOS market today with the release of Total War Battles: Shogun on the Apple App Store. A reimagining of Shogun 2: Total War, the portable version is less grandiose but more befitting touchscreen handhelds. As a young samurai, players will go on a 15-hour quest to avenge the death of their father that will see them constructing bases, training armies, and tackling 27 missions and 18 side quests.

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Android, Apple Handheld

Shogun 2 – Rise of the Samurai DLC campaign shots released

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Some new shots from Creative Assembly’s upcoming Shogun 2 DLC expansion, Rise of the Samurai, have been made available. The campaign screens show off some of the units from the six new clans.

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Shogun 2 to get campaign DLC, Rise of the Samurai

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Creative Assembly is gearing up for Shogun 2’s second round of DLC with an entirely new campaign, Rise of the Samurai. The first DLC pack was released back in May, introducing the Ikko Ikki, marking this as the first downloadable campaign to be released.

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