Learn more about Total War: Rome 2 with these trailers, previews and interviews
Developed by The Creative Assembly, and published by SEGA, the Total War games are popular for their unique blend of strategic and tactical gameplay spread across beautiful 3D rendered turn-based campaign maps and real-time battlefields. Total War: Rome 2 revisits the artistic vision of the development team behind the original Rome: Total War and beautifully re-envisions it utilizing the advancements in technology and expertise since the year 2000 (A.D).
Rome 2, as it is commonly referred to, builds on the success of The Creative Assembly’s previous Total War video games and adds several new features in The Creative Assembly's attempts to make the greatest Total War game to date. Utilising an updated Warscape engine, the developers at The Creative Assembly showcases several advancements in graphical technology and several years of dedication to perfecting the Total War formula.
As the ruler of one antiquities' most infamous tribes or civilised states, your task on the campaign map is to grow the power and wealth of your realm, and potentially family. As you plot to become the greatest civilization alive in the known world through conquest and diplomacy. Fearlessly hampering your ambitions are several other notable tribes and states, with similar conflicting ambitions.
Along the path to victory you shall wage bloody wars, fight countless bloody battles over land and sea, engage in diplomacy, research new technologies, recruit numerous kinds of agents in to your service, and ultimately conquer Rome. With such a vast array of different tribes and states to command or conquer, you shall encounter different kinds of soldiers and styles of fighting. From the hammer and anvil of the Successor States, such as the Kingdom of Macedon, to the cavalry dominated armies of the infamous Parthians.
Shall you follow in the steps of history and establish the beginnings of the infamous and majestic Roman Empire? Or will you seek to rewrite history as we know it and weave an alternate tale of conquest, defeat, intrigue, and greed? Perhaps you shall protect the ideals of the Roman Republic from the greed of men? Or maybe command her eternal foe Carthage and correct the mistakes of the great Hannibal Barca!
Plan your conquest of the known world in a massive sandbox turn-based campaign mode (supporting additional 2-player cooperative & competitive modes). Conspiracies, politics, intrigue, revolts, loyalty, honour, ambition, betrayal. Your decisions will write your own story.
Build vast armies and take to the battlefield in real-time combat mode. Put your tactical skills to the test as you directly control tens of thousands of men clashing in epic land and sea battles.
Play for the glory of Rome as one of three families or take command of a huge variety of rival civilisations – each offers a notably different form of gameplay experience with hundreds of unique units from siege engines and heavy cavalry to steel-plated legionaries and barbarian berserkers.
See exotic ancient cities and colossal armies rendered in incredible detail, as jaw-dropping battles unfold. Detailed camera perspectives allow you to see your men shout in victory or scream in pain on the frontline, while a new tactical cam allows a god’s eye view of the carnage to better inform your strategic decisions.
Extremely scalable experience, with gameplay and graphics performance optimised to match low and high-end hardware alike.