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Creative Assembly Gives Definitive Editions To Three Classic Total War Titles

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The Medieval II: Total War, Empire: Total War and Napoleon: Total War Definitive Editions include the base games and all released DLCs.

Sega releases '15 years of Total War' retrospective video; teases Warhammer adaptation in the process

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To celebrate fifteen years of Total War games, Sega has released a retrospective video that charts the course of franchise from inception to present day.

Most tantalizingly, the trailer also appears to tease the Total War: Warhammer game that developer Creative Assembly apparently has on the boil but has yet to make official.

Free-to-play 'typically lose 70%' of initial users, warns former Total War designer

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Jan van der Crabben, former designer for Empire: Total War, has warned his fellows that studios should brace themselves for a 70% drop-off of initial registered users with their free-to-play titles.

Speaking at a GDC Europe keynote, Crabben said whilst the majority play for a little bit and then leave to never return, those who make it a fourth day will generally keep coming back.

New Total War game already in the works, the team "never stop"

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Creatively Assembly have shipped Total War: Shogun 2 and now have the Aliens IP to work on, but that doesn't mean history gets a break from the UK studio.

Already they're digging into their next Total War chapter, which they were working on "whilst we were finishing Shogun 2", said studio director Tim Heaton.

SEGA hails UK internal studios as "bedrock" of their business

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Total War's Creatively Assembly and Football Manager's Sports Interactive are the tops for SEGA, says Europe boss Gary Dunn. Both "outperforming" their plans.

The studios are "on top of the game," and are "very integral" to SEGA profitability. CA seen as "jewel in the crown" of SEGA - has "consistent highest quality".

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