Total War's Studio Will Soon Be Making Warhammer Games

Illustration for article titled emTotal Wars/em Studio Will Soon Be Making emWarhammer/em Games

Sega and Creative Assembly have announced today that the British development house, famous for its Total War strategy games on the PC, will be expanding to take on a number of Warhammer video games.

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Sega says "a new high-calibre development team has been set up at Creative Assembly's UK studio to work alongside the existing Total War, Alien IP and Mobile teams on the first Warhammer title in the deal", which will apparently be out in 2013.

The Total War guys won't be moving over to this; as stated, these games will be made by a new team within Creative Assembly (not the first time this has happened, obviously, given CA's branching out to the afore-mentioned an Aliens game). There's no word on what games these will be, or which platforms they're destined for.

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Note that these are Warhammer fantasy games; THQ still has the rights to Warhammer 40K.

SEGA AND CREATIVE ASSEMBLY ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP WITH GAMES WORKSHOP TO CREATE WARHAMMER GAMES [Creative Assembly]

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Really *not* happy with THQ's handling of the 40k ames as of recent years..it allwent Downhill after the first DoW series and hasn't really picked up since imho. Space Marine was a snooze fest.