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Total War: ROME 2 Ancestral Update is available, features Family Tree and numerous graphical improvements

Creative Assembly has released a new free update for Total War ROME 2. The Ancestral Update introduces the long-awaited Family Tree feature along with numerous tweaks, fixes, and improvements to ROME II’s base game and DLCs. Continue reading Total War: ROME 2 Ancestral Update is available, features Family Tree and numerous graphical improvements

Total War: Rome II – Pirates & Raiders DLC Is Out Now

SEGA announced today that Total War: Rome II – Pirates & Raiders DLC is now available. According to the press release, Pirates & Raiders introduces the ancient-world Balkan culture, consisting of three new playable factions. Each is adept at raiding or piracy, and capable of amassing huge mercenary armies at lightning speed. Continue reading Total War: Rome II – Pirates & Raiders DLC Is Out Now

Total War: Rome II – Open Beta Mod Tools Now Available

Great news you strategy fans as Creative Assembly has released some mod tools for Total War: Rome II. Now before jumping around like little bunnies in the hopes of someone else fixing Creative Assembly’s mess, know that these mod tools are not final. It’s a bit strange witnessing an open beta release for the mod tools of a game, but… well… anything can happen these days. Continue reading Total War: Rome II – Open Beta Mod Tools Now Available

Total War: ROME II – “Caesar in Gaul” Expansion Coming On December 12th

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SEGA and Creative Assembly announced Caesar in Gaul; the first campaign expansion for ROME II that brings Caesar’s Gallic war to life in thrilling detail. Offering a tighter scope in terms of time and geography than ROME II, the Caesar in Gaul campaign map offers an expanded, more detailed vision of Gaul and the south coast of Britannia. Continue reading Total War: ROME II – “Caesar in Gaul” Expansion Coming On December 12th

Total War: Rome 2 – Third Beta Update Now Available, Comes With Another 100 Fixes

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Creative Assembly has released the third beta update for its strategy title, Total War: Rome 2. According to its changelog, this patch bring significant improvements to multiplayer campaign speed, Frame Rate improvements on Campaign map on low spec Core2 Duo cpu’s in windowed mode, as well as Frame Rate improvements on Campaign map across all configurations when setting Effects Quality to Low or High. In order to download this update, you need to apply for the game’s beta update program. You can view the complete changelog below. Continue reading Total War: Rome 2 – Third Beta Update Now Available, Comes With Another 100 Fixes

Total War: Rome II – Beta Patch 2 Available, Contains 100 Fixes

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As promised, Creative Assembly has released the second beta patch for its newly released strategy title, Total War: Rome II. According to its release notes, this patch comes with some Campaign performance optimisations, improvements on the campaign’s AI round time, pathfinding optimisations for its campaign mode and more conservative out-of-the-box graphics settings and resolution for DirectX 10 and 11 on Mobile GPUs. This patch will can be downloaded once you apply for the game’s beta update phase, and you can view its complete changelog below. Continue reading Total War: Rome II – Beta Patch 2 Available, Contains 100 Fixes

Creative Assembly Admits Total War: Rome II’s Problems, Releases Hotfix That Improves Map Framerates

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Creative Assembly’s Creative Director, Mike Simpson, admitted today that Total War: Rome II’s release has not gone as planned and that the team is working hard on fixing this mess. Creative Assembly has also released a hotfix that significantly improves campaign map frame-rate on a variety of hardware combinations, meaning that most people will finally be able to at least play this newly released strategy title. Continue reading Creative Assembly Admits Total War: Rome II’s Problems, Releases Hotfix That Improves Map Framerates

Total War: Rome 2 – Alpha versus Retail Video Comparison

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Our dear friends over at PCGamesHardware have created an interesting comparison between the alpha and the retail version of Total War: Rome II. As we can clearly see, the alpha version had a specific color grading effect that is missing from the retail version. Not only that, but the whole lighting system seems better in the alpha version. To be honest, the retail version feels a bit bland in some scenes, so we don’t know what had gone wrong with it.  HDR and bloom effects also seem better enhanced in the alpha version. Moreover, it comes as no surprise that the first set of screenshots for Rome 2 were bullcraps (in short, photoshopped) and nothing more. Enjoy the video below! Continue reading Total War: Rome 2 – Alpha versus Retail Video Comparison