Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai Latest Updates
SEGA release Total War: Shogun 2 - Gold Edition in early March
A complete bundle of all Total War: Shogun 2 is coming to retail this March 5th as publisher SEGA announces the Gold Edition, which includes Rise of The Samurai and Fall of The Samurai expansions. Interestingly the North American Gold Edition seems to only include the three titles, whereas Europe and Australia get all the released DLC as well, excluding the Blood pack.
Creative patch Total War: Shogun 2, lays siege to "desynchronisation"
SEGA and Creative Assembly have issued the latest patch for Total War: Shogun 2 and one of its chief highlights will be the assault the dev team took to online campaign desync troubles. Should you still get desynchronisation then at least error messages have "been localised" to French, and other lingos. Also touched up are those lighting shaders for better "lighting in battles".
Total War finally gets user modding tool, TEd
Creative Assembly has released the first official Total War modding tool, called simply "The Editor" (or TEd by the series' fans), which is automatically installed when gamers update Total War: Shogun 2 or Fall of the Samurai on Steam.
Dragon War Battle Pack now available for Total War: Shogun 2
Sega has announced that the Dragon War Battle Pack is now available for Total War: Shogun 2. The DLC, which was previously only available for Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai, features the campaign of Saigo Takamori.
Robot: RTS can "still be a big genre," PC retail market not there for it any more
Robot Entertainment is made up of former Ensemble veterans with Age of Empires to their name. Patrick Hudson of the studio still believes real-time strategy can be big business. He admits though it's "changing a lot," and he's not sure where "it's going to go." The days of selling millions of copies at "50 or 60 bucks as a PC game" are gone; PC retail not there.