STEAM "UPDATE FAILS", SO UNABLE TO PLAY THE GAME EVEN A SINGLE TIME
17 February 2015
Summary: Game would not install via Steam!?! Even though I bought the hard copy CDs, Steam insists on trying to download 14.9 GB of "updates" to my PC, before it will allow the game to be played. I have enough space on my hard drive but the poorly written Steam installer keeps choking.
Summary: Amazing strategy game. I have played many strategy type games and this, by far is the greatest. It causes you to think not with just numbers of men but the quality and strength and weaknesses of all unit types causing you to think more strategically.
Summary: So first, I own all of the Total War titles except Rome 2 - which I have no plans to purchase at this time - way, way too many negative reviews. I have experienced Shogun 1 and Medieval 1 in depth, Rome 1 somewhat, and now this one.
Summary: Nothing can beat taking up the controls of a Gatling gun and mowing down your rivals! Adds effective artillery and modern units, but you cans till play as Samurai - this add on has improved land action, but at the expense of messing up the naval battles (forget tactics just get big guns and armor...