Total War: Rome 2 Announced For 2013

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Gahars, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Aug 5, 2011
    United States
    New Jersey

    [​IMG] Strategy Informer

    For those interested, PC Gamer offers a more in-depth preview of the game and what fans should expect from this new entry.
  2. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

    Feb 28, 2010
    The Forge
    This is one genre I couldn't see on a console with today's control methods. Thank god for exclusivity for the PC (wouldn't mind OS X, if it's Windows 7/8 only). Can't seem to remember how many times I've played Shogun: Total War, so this could be a nice addition :P
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  3. Tom Bombadildo

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    Jul 11, 2009
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    I forgot
    I like the concept behind turn-based strategy games like this, but I just can't seem to get into them with all of the micromanaging you need to do. Hopefully this one will change some of that.
  4. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

    Nov 27, 2006
    Bruges, Belgium
    Heard many great things about this one, been called the best RTS game of all time several times IIRC, but I never really gave it a try. Seen it play, played it for some hours, but just didn't feel well/comfortable.

    Still, this announcement will make many gamers very happy.
  5. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

    Feb 28, 2010
    The Forge
    That's the main problem with Total War games in general: If the timeline isn't interesting, the game can suffer quite a bit. The gameplay mechanics are quite similar in the games, but the units, events, areas, etc can give a new reason to keep going. I loved Shogun: Total War, but Medieval: Total War was kinda meh. Not a bad game, but I didn't keep playing it like Shogun (a game I still keep installed on my virtual machine) :)

    Edit: fixed a typo..
  6. shakirmoledina

    shakirmoledina Legend

    Oct 23, 2004
    Dar es Salaam
    i felt quite tired after some time on total war. strategy was quite interesting but i couldnt figure it out although i've finished aoe2 campaign on hard. oh well its an interesting big army game.