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[Review] Total War: Shogun 2 – Return of the Samurai

Available on: PC (Retail, Steam); Publisher: SEGA; Developer: Creative Assembly; Players: 1 – 8; Released: March 15, 2011; ESRB: Teen; Official Website

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In Total War: Shogun 2,Creative Assembly takes us back to its roots by setting the game in Feudal Japan. With a redesigned game engine that supports up to 56,000 soldiers in a single battle, it definitely pushes the Total War franchise into uncharted RTS territory. Total War: Shogun 2 is also the first game in the Total War series that has its franchise name used as the primary title and to have the Total War brand prefixed. Creative Assembly, with all due respect to Rome: Total War, has catapulted itself to the top with this game due to its breathtaking graphical engine, presentation, and simplified gameplay.

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