Total War: Rome 2 - Release Date

Discussion in 'Gaming Discussion' started by Net, May 9, 2013.

  1. Net

    Net Achievement Hunter

    Sega announced today the release date for its new addition to the hit Total War franchise. Total War: Rome 2 will release on September 2nd, 2013.

    In addition to the release date Sega noted a bonus if you pre-order the game you get DLC access on the first day Greek States Culture Pack (Epirus, Sparta, Athens) and a collectors edition of the strategy game that is currently in development at The Creative Assembly.

    The collectors edition will have a limited supply at 22,000 copies all individually numbered.
    Here are the contents of the collectors edition.

    • Numbered copy of Total War: ROME II. This version comes in a debossed Steelbook case, laser-etched with your unique collector's number in Roman numerals.
    • Tabula set: The Roman forerunner to Backgammon, this Tabula set comprises 30 bone-effect game pieces supplied in their own burlap drawstring bag; the board itself is built into the base of the Collector's Edition box.
    • Tesserae Dice: Three replica bone-effect dice for use in a variety of games. The design is based on original Roman Tesserae, found at the archaeological site of Herculaneum.
    • Total War Cards: PUNIC WARS: Designed from the ground up to echo elements from ROME II, Total War Cards is a game of skill and luck for two players. Involving combat, territorial control, resource management and technological development, PUNIC WARS consists of 58 high-quality playing cards and a game-board printed with the PUNIC WARS tech-tree.
    • Canvas Campaign Map: A reminder of the world you must conquer, this ribbon-tied canvas map depicts each of the 57 provinces of the ROME II campaign.
    • Roman Onager: A complete, fully-functional Onager, or Roman siege catapult. This easy-to-assemble kit is constructed from weathered wood and steel, measures 26cm x 12cm x 12cm, and is capable of unleashing small projectiles at a variety of inanimate objects which may have affronted the glory of your empire.


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  2. Redcoat

    Redcoat Well-Known Member

    I'm a big fan of Empire and Napoleon Total War (and will play Shogun 2 when my video card is good enough for it), but it has been established that there will be no Darthmod for Rome 2. I can't really trust that CreativeAssembly will put enough effort into stuff like the AI to make the game worth playing. Honestly, Empire is a fairly bad game without Darthmod, because it lacked decent AI, effects, music, etc. The guy behind Darthmod is supposedly quitting making mods for every game after Shogun 2 because CA was giving him flack. Honestly, I don't think anyone should buy the game at launch. Wait until some other people have made reviews and watch a few gameplay videos to see in the gameplay in vanilla is just as stale and broken as in the past few Total War games.
     
  3. CorruptDictator

    CorruptDictator I want a custom title, but I dont trust VintagePC

    I could never get into the TW games. They look awesome, but a while back I picked up M2 and just found the game boring.
     
  4. Net

    Net Achievement Hunter

    M2 = Medieval 2?
     
  5. CorruptDictator

    CorruptDictator I want a custom title, but I dont trust VintagePC

    Yes. I think it is just too slow moving for me.
     
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