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Total War: Warhammer II

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Available on:PCSep 28, 2017

Developer: Creative Assembly

Publisher: Sega

Genre: Strategy

Millennia ago, besieged by a Chaos invasion, a conclave of High Elf mages forged a vast, arcane vortex. Its purpose was to draw the Winds of Magic from the world as a sinkhole drains an ocean, and blast the Daemonic hordes back to the Realm of Chaos. Now the Great Vortex falters, and the world again stands at the brink of ruin.Powerful forces move to heal the maelstrom and avert catastrophe. Yet others seek to harness its terrible energies for their own bitter purpose. The race is on, and the very fate of the world will lie in the hands of the victor. Prince Tyrion, Defender of Ulthuan, guides the High Elves in their desperate efforts to stabilise the vortex as it roils above their home continent. Atop his palanquin-throne, the Slann Mage-Priest Mazdamundi directs his Lizardmen war-hosts as they surge northward from Lustria. He, too, is intent on preventing cataclysm, though the methods of The Old Ones must prevail.

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9.1 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

I feel like a broken record saying this is the best Total War game so far, since I've felt that way about each major release since Attila. But it really is true: Creative Assembly's designers are honing their campaign and faction design consistently from game to game, and that progression is clearly on display in Total War Warhammer 2.

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No matter how good a Total War game is, the follow-up campaign is always better. Warhammer 2's is no exception.

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A maximalist sequel that improves on almost every aspect of the first game.

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9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

An excellent follow-up that expands and improves on the original in unexpected and innovative ways. Plus, it has magic-wielding dinosaurs.

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This game may be the single best WARGAME ever made. Every. Single. Piece. Is Near Perfect: Assets. Map. Factions. Voice acting. Animations. Game Balance. It is all 100% FABULOUS. But, sadly the game suffers from its own ambition. This game is TOO BIG. The map is too big. There are too many factions. The game is too long. End turn resolution simply wastes the players time away

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