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Halo Wars 2 Open Beta Is Available Now

Halo Wars 2 Open Beta Has Begun Much to fans delight, Halo Wars 2 went gold earlier this week, and now players have a chance to play the game before it launches next month!  An open beta for Halo Wars 2 is available now on Xbox One and Windows 10. Best news of all? The beta is on from now until January 30th! The download is approximately 12GB on PC and 10GB on Xbox One, offering a brand new game mode, that was made specifically for the Halo Wars sequel. The game mode is called Blitz, which offers a unique take on the RTS gameplay, combining deck building and card-based strategy with tactical combat, all within the Halo universe. In the words of the creator strategy is what the game is all about, from beginning to end. “Your card deck, along with your faction leader, are your greatest resources as you assemble a collection of air, ground and infantry units and seek to out-think and out-maneuver your opponents on the battlefield.”  Blitz is a PvP game mode that can be played in three different ways: 1v1, 2v2 and 3v3. The objective in Blitz is exactly like Domination in Call of Duty, except with a…

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The Halo Wars 2 Blitz Multiplayer Beta Begins January 20th; New Trailer Released

Today, developers Creative Assembly and 343 Industries announced that Halo War 2 fans will have one more opportunity to get hands-on time with the RTS game, via the game’s final large-scale multiplayer beta. …Read More The post The Halo Wars 2 Blitz Multiplayer Beta Begins January 20th; New Trailer Released by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Grombrindal Available for Free to All Total War: Warhammer Players January 19

Creative Assembly announced today on their Total War Twitter account that Grombrindal the White Dwarf, a Legendary Lord for the Dwarfs, will be free to all Total War: Warhammer players, including those on Linux, on January 19. …Read More The post Grombrindal Available for Free to All Total War: Warhammer Players January 19 by Tomas Franzese appeared first on DualShockers.

Total War: Warhammer – Realm Of The Wood Elves Review

Total War’s Latest Faction A Fresh, Yet Frustrating Addition The number of fantastical creatures to battle both with and against only continues to grow as we receive the latest DLC for Total War: Warhammer. This time, the Wood Elves, led by Orion, or Treeman Durthu, aim to protect their home, presenting an interesting spin on the usual focus of conquering with other races in Total War. Total War: Warhammer – Realm Of The Wood Elves presents a fresh gameplay experience, but the unique approach presents not only opportunity but some notable issues as well. For those familiar with Total War, the tactics in these games are deep, and the Elves prove to be even deeper than other races. Where Orcs could solve their problems by throwing more Orcs at it, the Elves instead opt for their own brand of guerrilla warfare, using ancient magic, stag-mounted cavalry, and even the occasional sentient tree to help protect themselves as they advance towards their Victory Condition. In Total War: Warhammer – Realm Of The Wood Elves, the focus is to protect and build up their home base in preparation for a downright massive showdown between Wood Elves, and the combined hoards of the forces of…

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Atriox Revealed in New Halo Wars 2 Trailer

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Total War: Warhammer Releasing on Linux November 22

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Sega, Wargaming, and Creative Assembly Announce Partnership for Total War: Arena

World of Tanks creator Wargaming and its publishing arm, Wargaming Alliance, have announced that it is partnering with Sega and Creative Assembly to release Total War: Arena. …Read More The post Sega, Wargaming, and Creative Assembly Announce Partnership for Total War: Arena by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Rome: Total War for iPad to Launch November 10

Feral Interactive announced today that the iPad version of Rome: Total War will be available this Thursday, November 10. This version adds a touch screen interface to the game, along with having updated graphics. Rome: Total War for the iPad will cost $9.99 and will require 4GB to install.

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Total War: Warhammer – the King and the Warlord Review – Grudging Good Time

Total War: Warhammer – The King And The Warlord Is A Grudging Good Time Total War: Warhammer continues to pile on the factions, and the latest offering of Total War: Warhammer – The King And The Warlord provides two factions, one mechanically solid, yet dull. The other however, is a fun new addition that help continue to flesh out how unique each faction in the game really feels. Players will be able to assume the role of the legendary Dwarven Hero Belegar Ironhammer, or the shifty Goblin Warlord, Skarsnik of the Crooked Moon. Each of the factions brings a fair bit of new gameplay, although one excels over the other. Read on to hear how each faction lines up! Those coming into Total War: Warhammer – The King And The Warlord can expect to play as two factions that vary quite differently, although one suffers from a fair bit of familiarity. The green-skins however, get a fresh new faction that has their own special mechanic, and it captures the feeling of being a Goblin in the Warhammer universe through and through. Skarsnik and his shifty band of goblins are a treat to play, making snide remarks and mumbling to themselves as you…

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Halo Wars 2 Multiplayer Showcased in New Video

343 Industries and Creative Assembly have released a new video for Halo Wars 2 which goes over the game’s multiplayer. In the video, they explain some of the game’s multiplayer modes, which include Blitz, a mode where players must chose a leader and build a deck of cards to bring into battle with them. You can watch the video below. Halo Wars 2 will release February 21 for PC and Xbox One. [embedded content]

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Rome: Total War for iPad Will be $9.99; Requires 4GB of Space to Install

Feral Interactive revealed the price and specs today for the upcoming iPad version of Rome: Total War. The game will sell for $9.99, and will require 4GB of space to download. It will be compatible with any iPad Air and iPad Pro model. If one wants to play on an iPad Mini, they must use the iPad mini 2 or newer. Rome: Total War for iPad is still without a release date, but it is coming this year.