Sometimes, Killer Dogs In Video Games Can Be A Good Thing. Sometimes.

Riley is the exception. For too long, dogs - who are meant to be our best friends - have been portrayed as annoying video game villains, foes able to dodge bullets and who take a crummy QTE or two to see off. In Total War: Rome II, that's not the case. » 11/07/13 1:00am 11/07/13 1:00am

I Wish All Games Had Glitches Like Total War: Rome II

Fiendish stares from hell, death animations that look like dance moves, subterrestrial ships, a Superman army, weird low-res textures... Total War: Rome II has some of the funniest glitches of any strategy game. And since a patch comes out today, all these things will probably be lost in time, like Spartan ships in the … » 9/06/13 9:00pm 9/06/13 9:00pm

The Most Ridiculously Over-Sized Screenshot I Have Ever Seen

Here's how a screenshot normally gets from a publisher to a website like this. They're either hosted on a press site or sent via email. Sometimes, if a company is crazy/lazy, they'll only send the versions that print magazines can use, meaning we've got a little resizing to do to get it to a size that won't destroy our … » 4/11/13 12:00am 4/11/13 12:00am

The First Look at Total War: Rome II ’s Gameplay Has Freakin’ Battle…

» 9/26/12 10:40am 9/26/12 10:40am

By the gods, this first glimpse of the the battles between the ancient empire of Rome and Carthage looks amazing. The video above is purportedly cut from in-game footage and this clip—coupled with the screens we saw during the summer—sure make it seem like Creative Assembly's next strategy opus is going to be a… » 9/26/12 10:40am 9/26/12 10:40am

Praise Be to Mars, Total War: Rome II Marches onto PCs Next Year

It's been eons—in gaming time, at least—since The Creative Assembly's Roman variant of the Total War strategy games let millions of players become Caesars. A sequel's finally been confirmed today and Total War: Rome II will be sporting a new graphics engine to make the global domination shinier than ever. You'll get… » 7/02/12 10:00am 7/02/12 10:00am