Caesar Sweeps Through Gaul Once Again Today

The first campaign expansion for Total War: Rome II, Caesar in Gaul, has launched on Steam and brings the seven-year Gallic war to player’s monitors. Like with most expansions, the scope is tightened on a smaller but more in-depth area of the world map in Western Europe. Caesar in Gaul brings back seasonal changes, multiple turns per year and a few new gameplay effects and visual changes for...

New Rome II Panorama Snapshots the Battle of Alesia

The upcoming Total War: Rome II campaign DLC, Caesar in Gaul, will feature a new historical battle on the ancient Gallic hills. Creative Assembly has posted an ultra high-res, panoramic screenshot depicting the battle of Alesia. The hilltop fort of Alesia is known for being a huge test for Caesar where he prevailed, conquering Gaul and annexing it under his empire. The siege battle has Caesar cont...

Here’s a First Look at Rome II – Caesar in Gaul

Creative Assembly has given us an in-depth look at their strategy title’s latest DLC pack, Total War: Rome II – Caesar in Gaul, in their latest Let’s Play video. See it below. The community team’s Joey Williams and Campaign Designer Dominique Starr discuss seasonal changes, which were strangely absent from the main game, and the four new playable factions. Also covered is h...

Laike’s PC Download Deals 12/7/2013

The best of the best this edition goes to the Wargame Collection. The bundle has two great RTS games at 66% off. Both Wargame European Escalation and Wargame Airland Battle have received lots of free DLC from the developers. Separately, the lowest the games have gone down to is $4.99 and $19.99 respectively, so the Wargame Collection is a $5.00 saving. GamersGate has timed their yearly Winter Sale...

Total War: Rome II – Caesar in Gaul Expansion Announced

The first inevitable expansion pack for Total War: Rome II is coming and it’s centered on Caesar’s Gallic war. Total War: Rome II – Caesar in Gaul aims to offer an expanded, more detailed look at Gaul and the south coast of Britannia. A set of screenshots can be viewed below. Players can choose from four factions: the Gallic Arverni, the Germanic Suebi, the Belgic Nervii and Rome...

Rome II Invites Historians to Assess Rome’s Biggest Defeat

Creative Assembly has made a short documentary video about The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest with commentary from noted historians. Check out the video below, featuring Bettany Hughes, Mike Loades, Lynette Nusbacher and Dr. Adrian Goldsworthy. Using the graphics engine of Total War: Rome II, the Perils of Empire video outlines how three entire Roman legions were annihilated in one battle and high...

Laike’s PC Download Deals 11/9/2013

The best deal this weekend goes to Amazon’s 33% off PayDay 2. The game is probably hands down the best co-op game released all year. At $19.99, this is the lowest price for PayDay 2 so far. I thoroughly enjoyed the game and can’t recommend it enough. Find out more about the game in our review!   Greenman Gaming has a 20% off voucher. Use GMG20-X80Z3-CU97Y when you check out to kno...

Total War: Rome II Blood & Gore DLC Now Available

In time for Halloween, Creative Assembly has released yet another DLC pack, Blood & Gore, for its strategy giant Total War: Rome II on Steam for AU$3.99 (US$2.99). It’s safe to say this make it the most violent RTS on the market. A trailer has been released which is viewable below. Previously, Shogun 2 received a similar treatment with its own blood pack but it was subsequently removed f...

Rome II Nomadic Tribes Culture Pack Free for a Week

Those who own a copy of SEGA‘s Total War: Rome II have reason to hurry because the Nomadic Tribes Culture Pack DLC is free during its first week before October 29. Afterward, you will have to pay £5.99/$7.99/€7.49 so be sure to download it now on Steam. Creative Assembly has released a trailer, viewable below. Despite the bugs on release date and the ongoing, monumental patching effort, Rome...

Rome II Seleucid Empire DLC Available for Free

No developer has been quite as busy as Creative Assembly lately. In what must have been the biggest post-launch hangover in recent times, they’ve been slaving away, ridding Total War: Rome II of its numerous bugs and issues. Despite this, other post-launch plans are still going ahead with the release of the Seleucid Empire Pack for free and a Steam Workshop Mode Update. The Seleucid Empire a...

CC Review Roundup – September 9-September 21, 2013

The last couple of weeks have been packed with reviews! Everyone has been busy trying to get you the best review coverage we can! We’ve had a few notable titles to come out from September 9 – September 21, 2013. Diablo 3, Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, NHL 14, Total War: Rome II, and more were covered in the past couple weeks. Our anime personnel have also been working hard to cover a deluge of t...

Total War: Rome II Review

Total War: Rome II Developer: Creative Assembly Publisher: SEGA Platforms: PC (Reviewed) Release Date: September 3, 2013 Price: $59.99 – Available Here Overview The Total War franchise has been delivering solid historical strategy games since the original Shogun: Total War was released back in 2000. Epic historical campaigns have been fought from feudal Japan to the Medieval period to the ti...

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