You Can Take One Game With You To A Desert Island. What Is It?

My wife asked me this the other day, and what I thought was a pretty inane question actually turned into an absolute mind-tearer. Why? Because I wouldn't take my favourite game. » 2/28/13 11:30pm 2/28/13 11:30pm

My Favourite Mod of All Time Just Got Even Better

If I were to keep a list of my top five favourite games of all time in a tattered black book buried in a tin box in my backyard, only one game from the post-GameCube world would be on it. Empire: Total War. » 9/19/12 6:00am 9/19/12 6:00am

The Brutal, Beautiful Video Game Art of Bjorn Hurri

Bjorn Hurri is an artist who has been working on video games for years now, having lent his skills in some way or another to projects like Dead Space 2, Viking: Battle for Asgard and the last three entries in the Total War series. » 6/24/11 7:00am 6/24/11 7:00am

Tell Us Your Favorite Mods

Mods are what happens when somebody takes a game, cracks it open and either adds or fixes stuff that wasn't in the final retail product. They're a big reason people play PC games, and we want to hear your favourites. » 10/29/10 12:40pm 10/29/10 12:40pm

The Games To Play When You're Not Playing Starcraft

If the extent of your real-time strategy gaming extends to playing Starcraft and pre-ordering Starcraft II, boy have you missed a lot in the last ten years. » 7/23/10 8:00am 7/23/10 8:00am

Cannon Fodder Set to Music, in Empire: Total War


If you've seen war, or if you're a student of it, perhaps this will merely strike you as a well edited sequence of cutscenes from Empire: Total War. Others might find it strangely gripping, especially because of the music. » 10/07/09 10:00pm 10/07/09 10:00pm

Empire: Total War Getting New Campaign, New Battles

Just because Creative Assembly are working on a new Total War game doesn't mean they've given up on the last one - Empire - as a new expansion for the game is due next month. » 9/22/09 3:30am 9/22/09 3:30am

Empire: Total War In Line For Another Round Of Fixes

Empire: Total War devotees will be more than aware that, even after the game's been patched, there are still some glaring issues with the game's AI. Guess it's time for another patch, then! » 9/03/09 7:30am 9/03/09 7:30am

Empire: Total War Gets First Paid DLC

Surprise, Empire: Total War players! Not only did you receive a major update today, but Sega also slipped some paid DLC out the door as well, with 14 all-new units available for $3.50. » 6/23/09 4:30am 6/23/09 4:30am

Empire: Total War Gets Update, New Units On Monday

Empire: Total War is, regardless of its inherent excellence, in serious need of regular updates. And on Monday, it's getting one, which will bring both a range of fixes as well as some "new" units. » 6/19/09 12:30am 6/19/09 12:30am

Empire: Total War Getting New Units

Empire: Total War developers Creative Assembly have announced that, as part of an upcoming patch, a number of new units will be introduced into the game, free of charge. » 5/21/09 11:30pm 5/21/09 11:30pm

Empire: Total War Gets First "Major" Upgrade Next Week

If everything goes according to plan, Creative Assembly will next week release an update for Empire: Total War that will address a number of AI flaws and critical bugs. » 4/24/09 9:00pm 4/24/09 9:00pm

Gameplay Changes Coming To Empire: Total War

Despite the fact that Empire: Total War still needs technical fixes (late-game slowdown is still a pain), the team at Creative Assembly feel now's the time to start introducing some gameplay changes as well. » 4/08/09 9:00pm 4/08/09 9:00pm

Empire: Total War Patch Hits Steam

Turned-based strategy computer game Empire: Total War has been beleaguered with issues since launch. There have been crashes to the desktop, or corruptions in your game that stop campaign progression. » 3/26/09 4:00am 3/26/09 4:00am

You Still Having Empire: Total War Problems?

Don't fret. You're not alone. Most, if not all players of Creative Assembly's masterpiece have been struggling through various technical issues since the game's launch. » 3/25/09 6:30am 3/25/09 6:30am

Left 4 Dead, Empire: Total War Patched, Hopefully Feeling Better By The…

Left 4 Dead and Empire: Total War have been patched in the past 24 hours. In Left 4 Dead's case to tweak a few things, while for Empire, it's an attempt to fix some horrendous bugs. » 3/12/09 1:30am 3/12/09 1:30am

Empire: Total War Ships, Will Celebrate With Upcoming Patch

Empire: Total War has been out a little over 24 hours and already Creative Assembly is planning a patch for next week. Remember when "release date" meant the game was done? » 3/05/09 9:20pm 3/05/09 9:20pm