Total War: Attila
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Developer: Creative Assembly
Total War: ATTILA – Official Launch Trailer
Total War: Attila is undoubtedly a welcome addition to this 15-year-old franchise and it's a relief to find it stable at launch, but there is clearly room for further optimisation. It's a credit to The Creative Assembly that it is still experimenting and tweaking its systems to achieve the right balance of complexity and challenge, even if a few too many of its concepts fall the wrong side of the frustration/satisfaction divide for a little too long. Still, you need only be mindful of the advertised difficulty level of each of the factions in order to triumph and, through extended play, the excitement suggested by all that early potential does, eventually, come to fruition.
What Total War: Three Kingdoms is learning from its Warhammer cousins (and Crusader Kings II)
Total War: Three Kingdoms is the first full fat historical strategy from Creative Assembly since Total War: Attila. And it's introducing Warhammer-like heroes.
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