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Halo Wars 2 Adds Fixes and Balances in its Latest Patch

Halo Wars 2 has been out for exactly a month, and developer Creative Assembly has a few updates they want to make. Coinciding with the release of the Kinsano DLC that launched today, a new patch was …Read More The post Halo Wars 2 Adds Fixes and Balances in its Latest Patch by Lou Contaldi appeared first on DualShockers.

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SEGA Acquires Crytek Black Sea, Renamed Creative Assembly Sofia

Following a series of troubles, Crytek announced last December that it’s dropping all of its studios except for the Frankfurt and Kiev locations. At least one of them is now going to be under SEGA’s wing as the company acquired Bulgaria-based Black Sea studio. According to Games Industry, the move comes as part of an effort to expand Creative Assembly, and as a result, a team of sixty developers will now become Creative Assembly Sofia. Studio Director, Tim Heaton, said in a statement: Now in our 30th year of games development, with an army of multi-million selling titles to our name and a history of world-renowned partnerships, Creative Assembly is proof of the UK games industry’s potential for global success. Due to this success, we are further expanding our UK base and developing additional projects overseas, whilst pursuing top talent from across the globe to join us, all in support of our commitment to creating high quality, authentic gaming experiences. Our continued growth allows us to be dynamic with our future projects, constantly seeking new opportunities and reaching a wider audience with our games. SEGA Europe COO, Jurgen Post, added that the new team will be working “exclusively” on content READ FULL STORY…

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Sega Acquires Crytek Black Sea; Expands Creative Assembly With It

Today, Sega announced that it has acquired the Bulgaria-based Crytek Black Sea. Additionally, it revealed it has added the 60-person team from the studio to bolster Total War developer Creative Assembly. Crytek Black Sea has been renamed …Read More The post Sega Acquires Crytek Black Sea; Expands Creative Assembly With It by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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New Halo Wars 2 Patch Rolls Out Soon, Fixes Many Common Issues

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For Honor Tops the UK Sales Charts for Second Straight Week

The 8th week of the 2017 UK Sales Charts are in, and like the 7th week, Ubisoft’s new IP, For Honor, is top dog, holding off Creative Assembly and 343 Industries’ Halo Wars 2. …Read More The post For Honor Tops the UK Sales Charts for Second Straight Week by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Halo Wars 2 Celebrating Launch with Livestream and Giveaways on February 16

In preparation for the release of Halo Wars 2, Microsoft will be celebrating the game’s release with a special livestream and plenty of giveaways. …Read More The post Halo Wars 2 Celebrating Launch with Livestream and Giveaways on February 16 by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.

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Halo Wars 2 Changes Revealed Thanks to Beta Feedback; Bonus Blitz Packs Being Rewarded

Following the Beta of Halo Wars 2, developers 343 Industries and Creative Assembly have been fine-tuning the real-time strategy title. With Halo Wars 2 coming right around the corner, players shouldn’t expect hefty changes — instead, incremental …Read More The post Halo Wars 2 Changes Revealed Thanks to Beta Feedback; Bonus Blitz Packs Being Rewarded by Lou Contaldi appeared first on DualShockers.

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Halo Wars 2 Gets Striking New Illustrated Character Posters from Three Artists

The upcoming strategy game Halo Wars 2 has highlighted the factions that players will take sides with in a new series of illustrated character posters. …Read More The post Halo Wars 2 Gets Striking New Illustrated Character Posters from Three Artists by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.

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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…

Halo Wars 2 Goes Gold Ahead of February Release

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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.

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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]