Total War: Shogun 2

Players takes on the role of one Daimyo - the clan leader - and will use military engagements, economics and diplomacy to re-unite Japan under his supreme command. Score:


Our Verdict: Shogun 2 is a worthy successor to the original and shows that Creative Assembly has no desire to stop making great strategy games.

Latest Articles for Total War: Shogun 2

Heads-up: New games out this week (March 8)

A look ahead to this week's new releases.

1 Publish date Mar 5 2013

Total War: Shogun 2 Fall of the Samurai standalone expansion out March 23

Fall of the Samurai is the fastest pre-ordered Total War title to date with thousands of copies already purchased, says SEGA.

Publish date Jan 31 2012

Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai out in March

Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai, a standalone expansion for Shogun 2, will be released in March 2012, SEGA has announced.

Publish date Nov 28 2011

Total War: Shogun 2 downloadable content £2.99

Includes new warrior monk clan.

Publish date May 27 2011

DirectX 11 Shogun 2 patch in May

Taking slightly longer than The Creative Assembly anticipated.

Publish date Apr 18 2011

Shogun 2 demo out February 22

Available via Steam.

Publish date Feb 15 2011

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Thank you for the insightful review. After not playing RTS nor gaming on PC in general over the last several years, I have found renewed satisfaction in the RTS genre and have paid close attention...

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I was at the press conference thingy on this without knowing what it was and he really sold it on me, it looked really good. The guy that makes it is a nerd though.

Game Stats

System Requirements
Release Date: 15/03/2011
Developer: The Creative Assembly
Publisher: Sega
Genre: Real-time strategy
No. Players: 1-8
Rating: PEGI 16+
Site Rank: 73
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