Conclusion: I have to say that when I heard that Creative Assembly had released a new game to their successful Total War series I couldn't wait to get the game. I was suppriesed that they went back to their roots, and did a second game set in Japan during the Sengoku period, and I have to say it was a good call.
Conclusion: Creative Assembly really refined their franchise with Shogun 2. It is the most user friendly of the series and is incredibly enjoyable. The graphics are fantastic, the battles are epic and the attention to detail is amazing. Definitely a must buy for any PC owner.
Conclusion: I recently purchased this game, And it took nearly six hours to install 4 of which was used downloading the last 25% from steam, Now i don't know why it cant just be like normal and install files directly from the disc like every game iv played in the last ten years of playing, It didn't load at any point a waste of 7 pound Dreadful.
Everything comes together from the old total war games
28 September 2011
Conclusion: I thought this total war was very good and technically better then the previous entrys. It had all wonderful detail everything ran smoother and a far more enjoyable campaign, the only downside is that everyone shares the same units except for a few unique or elite versions of other units so after a while battles can be a bit boring to look at but i have already played this for 40 hours and im still loving it :D
Excerpt: "The game itself like most total war games is fun and interesting to play, however after a while you do tend to find yourself bored and restricted by the very limited numbers of units and the slightly repetative battles. The game seems like a slightly dumbed down version of medieval total war with alot less units and versatility. So at the moment unlike with most of the total war games there are no expansions (due to being so new) and no really good ...
Pros: Fun, Beautiful animation, Good Realism and as always historically accurate .
Cons: Lack of Units, Repetative Battles . No Decent mods at the moment .
Summary: This game is the best in the series by far. Though it is consistent in delivering everything you expect from the Total War series and more, it is a difficult game to pick up and play. The graphics, sounds and artwork are absolutely stunning. Having said that, you will need a powerful computer to be able to run it at its max graphical settings. Overall this game exceeded my expectations and is a must own for all RTS fans.
Summary: About a decade ago Shogun: Total War was the masterpiece that launched one of the best Strategy simulation franchises in gaming history. It was a perfectly balanced game that combined turn-based strategic decisions with real time battles in a beautiful interface made in the style of medieval Japanese artworks.