Total War: Shogun 2

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FeatureInside The Creative Assembly

As the studio celebrates 25 years in business and another BAFTA, it speaks about its successes and its future.

VideoTotal War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai trailer

Standalone expansion with noodles of content.

Key events

11th March 2011

Total War: Shogun 2

3rd September 2010

SEGA reveals Shogun 2 gameplay

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FeatureThe allure of medieval weaponry

The sword cuts many ways.

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FeatureThe untold origin story of Creative Assembly

"I decided this kettle had to die."

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Play all Total War games free on Steam this weekend

All but Attila are 75 per cent off as well.

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The best PC games

Old and new, this is our pick of the PC games you should play today.

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The future of Total War

The problem with consoles hasn't been controllers, it's been power.

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Sega sacrificing Euro/Oz operations to focus on four core IPs

Aliens. Sonic. Total War. Football Manager.

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EGXExclusive Total War first look at Rezzed

See the future of the series at Eurogamer show.

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First official Total War modding tool TEd released

Make your own multiplayer and VS AI maps.

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CA: Total War would be "really stung" by reviewers if multiplayer went

"It would be maybe a tick box feature that would disappear."

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Feature"Current generation can't cope" with Total War says CA

Strategy series ruled out for current gen - but CA looks optimistic for the future.

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FeatureInside The Creative Assembly

As the studio celebrates 25 years in business and another BAFTA, it speaks about its successes and its future.

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Massive Total War: Shogun 2 patch incoming

New maps, 40v40 battles, improved AI included.

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Sega announces new mobile Total War Battles series

Built by new Creative Assembly Digital team.

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VideoTotal War: Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai gameplay

Expansion campaign coming 23rd March.

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FeatureShogun 2: Fall Of The Samurai Preview: Gunpowder vs. The Sword

Creative Assembly offers an old-school expansion pack with all-new toys.

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New Total War: Shogun 2 DLC released on Steam

The Hattori Clan and Blood Pack add-ons.

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Total War: Shogun 2 patch released, noted

Tweaks Rise of Samurai, Retainers and units.

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VideoTotal War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai trailer

Standalone expansion with noodles of content.

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VideoShogun 2: Rise of the Samurai trailer

New campaign coming 27th September.

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VideoTotal War: Shogun 2 DLC trailer

Witness the Rise of the Samurai.

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Shogun 2 Rise of the Samurai revealed

Total War campaign add-on in September.

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Total War dev explains mod tools delay

Offers users complete XML, XSD files.

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Shogun 2 DLC screenshots revealed

Ass-kicking Ikko-Ikki faction added.

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Iron Man vindicates SEGA's movie milking

Profits up, despite harsh conditions.

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Patch 2 for Total War: Shogun 2 today

DirectX 11! New maps! Mountains of fixes!

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DX11 patch for Shogun 2 in early May

Anti-aliasing, multiplayer fixes also due.

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Shogun 2 to launch without DirectX 11

To be patched in 2-4 weeks after release.

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Total War: Shogun 2

Katana nirvana.

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VideoMore secrets of Total War: Shogun 2

Mo-capped samurai and really big drums.

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VideoThe art of Total War: Shogun 2 video

Behind the scenes with Creative Assembly.

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Total War: Shogun 2 demo announced

SEGA offers sneak peak at strategy epic.

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VideoStunning Shogun 2 opening cinematic

See a slice of SEGA's swordplay.

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Total War: Shogun 2 install specs detailed

Got 20GB of disc space to spare?

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Shogun 2 Collector's Ed has bamboo box

Hattori clan! Armour! XP! Figurine! Nagashino!

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VideoBehind the scenes of Shogun 2: TW

Creating the music for the title.

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Total War: Shogun 2

Once more unto the breach.

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Why did SEGA change Total War's name?

It's been meaning to do it for years.

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VideoEG Expo: Shogun II presentation

Creative Assembly assembly.

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SEGA to focus on Sonic, FM and Total War

Is a "successful, medium-sized publisher".

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CA wants Shogun II: TW to "ham it up"

"It's supposed to be fun," says dev.

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Campaign map in Shogun 2: TW

Feudal Japan blossoming into life.

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Shogun 2 to appear at Edinburgh festival

Public screening of Total War sequel.

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FeatureShogun 2: Total War

Returning Japanese.

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VideoShogun 2: Total War announced

Strategy series to return to feudal Japan.

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Shogun 2: Total War confirmed, detailed

Narrative! Hero units! Cherry blossoms!