1UP: Shogun 2: Total War Review

Today, it snows in hell, pigs fly, and Creative Assembly finally takes its place alongside Blizzard as the creator of a polished, smart, generous, elegant, and bold strategy game.

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BeastlyRig2558d ago

Better be a goty contender the scores & reviews are near perfect!!

to bad it will probably get over looked by & console rehash..

Ducky2557d ago

'tis a pity.

Oh well, strategy fans know where it's at, and for them, it's a heroic victory.

hay2557d ago

Shogun 2. F*ck yeah.

captain-obvious2557d ago

ive never played a total war game
but it looks like now i'll buy them all on steam

jimineyscrickets2557d ago

This is the first i have heard of the Shogun series but apparently it is a top notch series.

I'm gonna have to check this out.

Calm Down Sunshine2557d ago (Edited 2557d ago )

This is the first game released in a long, long time that I'm certain will hold my attention for years.

@others considering getting this..
Do get it, but it might be an idea to start out with Rome: total war first. Cheaper and slightly more accessible for newcomers.

plb2557d ago (Edited 2557d ago )

I've never played these games. Are they RTS similar to Starcraft/C&C etc?

Ducky2557d ago (Edited 2557d ago )

Ever played a Civilization game?
It is turn-based for the most part, except battles are large-scale and in real-time.
So it's a combination of Turn-based and real-time strategy.

There's a demo for it on steam, so that might be useful if yer interested.

plb2557d ago

Thanks, I will check it out.