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Windows Shogun 2: Total War

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Parge, 4 Feb 2011.

  1. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Aha, so its just over a month until this is released!

    Anyone getting this? I played Rome for a bit – but so in depth and I found the battles a bit slow. But I might jump on this as the trailers look awesome and I love the setting.

    Its on Amazon for £26 – does anyone know if I’ll be able to unlock it on steam with the retail serial key? To be fair, at least its only £30 on Steam.
     
  2. Ph4ZeD

    Ph4ZeD What's a Dremel?

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    I'm very pumped about this. I found Empire and Napoleon a bit sterile and boring due to the style of battles, ie. men in lines shooting at each other. I loved Shogun and Medieval due to the more brutal and intensive fights. The best unit in the original Shogun was the Warrior Monks - they were fanatical who would fight to the death :D
     
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    Ph4ZeD What's a Dremel?

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    Combinho Ten kinds of awesome

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    Never played the original, but started at Rome and have played every one since. I really enjoyed Empire and Napoléon (my favourite of the series), and in fact have been playing them loads in anticipation. If the press is to be believed, it looks like they've taken all the criticism on board and may have produced something truly special, so I can't wait to get it.

    As far as Steam is concerned, I believe that it is activated through Steam, regardless of what form it was purchased in, much the same as Empire and Napoléon were.
     
  5. paisa666

    paisa666 I WILL END YOU!!!

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    So you're are saying you missed Medieval II: Total War? the best game in the whole series!!

    You damn right Im getting this one, the battles look even more Intense... and i have to add that I really really Enjoyed Empire Total War too
     
  6. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Yep! Missed that one. I've just had a look at some of the vids, does look good! I think I'll pick this one up though, the setting of Napoleon etc didn't really appeal to me.
     
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    looking forward to it aswell, notsure if ill get it, few games i want out in march (il2 bob, assbro)
     
  8. Ednory

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    I've never really gone for this sort of game, probably because I'm scared my PC wouldn't be able to run it. I tend to stick to things like Warcraft 3 or World in Conflict. However Shogun 2 looks pretty nice so I might give it a try after a while.

    I could always try Medieval 2, £10 on steam.:D
     
  9. 27trowels

    27trowels What's a Dremel?

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    I was a bit disappointed when Shogun 2 was announced (I want Rome 2) as I don't really know anything about the setting and never played the first one but seeing the trailers now I cant wait.
     
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    I loaned my copy of Shogun Total War to a 'friend', together with Deus Ex years ago and never got them back... oh well.

    That aside, I really enjoyed Rome Total War and am looking foward to reading the reviews on this one. Will there be a 2 player co-op mode against the AI?
     
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    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    - not heard that, but it would be awesome!

    So seeing as we can activate this on Steam - where is the cheapest place to buy this, it was at Amazon for £25 but its £30 now!
     
  12. pingu666

    pingu666 What's a Dremel?

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    Veles DUR HUR

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    The limited edition has a few bits of extra content.

    Extra faction, units, that sort of stuff.
     
  15. Zipu

    Zipu What's a Dremel?

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    Anyone knows if a demo will be released ?
    I would rather try it before buying it
     
  16. Tibby

    Tibby Back Once Again

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    I have a friend who works at Sega as a Tester, and he says Shogun 2 looks pretty awesome!
     
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    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Actually I've just reinstalled Rome. I've remembered how slow everything happens. I'll defo be playing a demo/reading a review before getting this.
     
  18. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    I am stoked for this game...very stoked.
     
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    The cheapest I have found it is on Zavvi - £26.86 delivered for the ltd edition
     
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    So I'm guessing thats a no one knows?
     

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