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Alien: Isolation is free on Epic right now

In space, no one can hear you scream "THAT'S RAD" when you see Alien: Isolation is the latest free game on the Epic Games Store. As their Christmas celebration of daily giveaways continues, you have until tomorrow to grab the fine first-person horror game that's sorta a sequel to the classic film. It's a good'un, I say despite having given up on it myself because…

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Glam elves face mutant rats in Total War: Warhammer II’s latest grudge match

The clock's reset and the blood cleaned off the stage, which means it's time for another Total War: Warhammer 2 grudge match. This time, it's fashionable forest-dwellers versus a nasty old rat in The Twisted & The Twilight, with today's latest DLC for Creative Assembly's bloody high fantasy strategy throwing down a colourful gauntlet of neon pinks, sickly greens, and a familiar coating of bloody…

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A Total War Saga: Troy: Blood & Glory drowns its ancient battles in gore

Feeling squeamish? If so, A Total War Saga: Troy's latest DLC probably isn't for you. The subtly-named Blood & Glory DLC for Creative Assembly's Ancient Greek murderfest arrived today, bathing Troy in a flood of blood, gore and grizzly details. And hey, if you're a sicko wot wants to immortalise your bloodiest victories forever, you can now snap your most gruesome battles with Troy's free…

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A Total War Saga: Troy will be moddable via Epic later this month

As a strategy retelling of an ancient Homeric epic, the events of A Total War Saga: Troy are certainly up for reinterpretation - with one foot firmly rooted in myths while the other tentatively tiptoes around historical fact. Soon, though, you'll be able to bring your own twists on the Trojan war to fruition, with official mod support arriving at the gates of Troy via…

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Total War Saga: Troy’s Amazons DLC is out now, and available free

Total War Saga: Troy launched its first DLC today, Amazons. It introduces badass warrior queens Penthesilea and her sister Hippolyta to the Trojan War, along with their all-female armies, new focuses, faction mechanics and more. Better yet, you can nab it for free for the next two weeks.Now, each of these Amazon leaders have slightly different goals - Hippolyta is out to take back sacred…

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Total War Saga: Troy’s Amazons DLC is out next week, and free at first

Amazons arrive in A Total War Saga: Troy next week with its first DLC, which will be given away free for keepsies for the first fortnight. Penthesilea and Hippolyta will join the fight against the Achaeans, bringing all-female armies and new focuses. Penthesilea wants to run around with a giant army, while Hippolyta is out to shore up influence by controlling sacred regions and treasures.…

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Total War: Three Kingdoms unleashes war tigers in The Furious Wild expansion today

Tigers and elephants join the battlefields of Total War: Three Kingdoms today in its first expansion, The Furious Wild. It expands the Three Kingdoms map into the jungles of Southern China and adds four playable Nanman factions, with dozens of new units including the aforementioned beasts. The expansion costs cash but a free update launching alongside has brought plenty of newness for all players, including…

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The first Total War: Three Kingdoms expansion will bring tigers to the battlefield

Following a string of smaller DLCs, Creative Assembly have announced the first full expansion for Total War: Three Kingdoms. Named The Furious Wild, it's inviting you to delve into the jungles of Southern China to meet four new warlords. They each lead a new playable faction - I'm a big fan of the one who brings tigers to the battlefield, she definitely looks cooler than…

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A whole 7.5 million people claimed A Total War Saga: Troy for free yesterday

I don't know how many folks are said to have fought in the Trojan War but I wager it's fewer than those about to participate in its digital recreation. Ancient strategy romp A Total War Saga: Troy launched yesterday and folks were able to grab it for free for the first 24 hours. Either there are a lot of historical strategy buffs in the house…

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Feature: Achilles' feels

A Total War Saga: Troy review

Let's pretend there was no such thing as the Total War series of games. Let's pretend A Total War Saga: Troy was just called Super Iliad Guys - which it should be called anyway - but had otherwise come out of the blue exactly as it is. In this mythical world, I would be completely blown away by Super Iliad Guys, with its astonishing two-for-one…

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A Total War Saga: Troy is out now, and you can get it for free

War totally continues today with the launch of A Total War Saga: Troy, the latest strategic rumble from Creative Assembly. The Saga subseries focuses on particular regions, in this case the Bronze Age dust-up round the city of Troy as told in The Iliad (I think it's an episode of The Simpsons?). Troy is initially an Epic exclusive but: this deal means the game is…

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Save up to 75% on Total War games with Humble’s Total War week

If last week's chat about Total War Saga: Troy has got you itching to dip into The Creative Assembly's back catalogue of Total War games, you're in luck, as Humble are holding an entire week of Total War deals right now. With savings of up to 75% in some cases (plus a very tasty 25% off last year's excellent Total War: Three Kingdoms), there's plenty…

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Total War: Troy will be free at launch on Epic in August

Creative Assembly have announced a release date of August 13th for A Total War Saga: Troy, with a surprise: they'll give it away free to keep on the Epic Games Store at launch. It's becoming an Epic timed exclusive, see, and how! The giveaway is only for one day, mind. In the usual Epixclusive way, it'll be on Steam after one year - and Creative…

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Look for a nod to noted Total Warhammer 2 fan Henry Cavill in its next DLC

When he's not playing everyone's favourite Rivia man in Netflix's The Witcher, Henry Cavill likes to chill out with some Total War: Warhammer 2. It's a fact that hasn't gone unnoticed by Creative Assembly, either. They've only gone and put a nod to him in the game's upcoming DLC, The Warden & The Paunch. And there's even a Witcher reference thrown in there for good…

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Total War: Warhammer 2’s next DLC pits hungry Orcs against a grouchy Elf cop

Somehow, against all odds, Total War: Warhammer 2 has found more fantasy heroes and villains to stuff into its gargantuan roster. The next Legendary Lords DLC grudge match, The Warden & The Paunch, pits ill-tempered High Elf Eltharion The Grim against Grom, a warmongering greenskin who's looking for a light snack. It's out on May 21st, and you can catch it in action with a…

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Total War: Elysium trailer shows the card game looking Hearthstone-y

Creative Assembly today revealed Total War: Elysium, a free-to-play card battle game based on uh, history I guess? After announcing Elysium in August 2019, today they showed more in a trailer and announced it's coming to PC later this year. Total War: Elysium will have historical leaders and forces throw down, and it all looks quite Heartstone-y. Watch the trailer below and you'll see.

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Total War: Shogun 2 is free to keep right now

Saddle up, Samurai. Total War: Shogun 2 is blowing the battle horn—or bashing the giveaway gong, rather. This week you can snag the war strategy sim set in feudal Japan for free because Creative Assembly (and everyone else) would like you to stay home and play video games if you're able instead of frolicking about in public during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Alongside the giveaway,…

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Alien: Isolation is 95 percent off for Alien Day

Alien Day was actually yesterday—chosen as April 26th because in our backwards American date system 4/26 lines up with the designation for the moon LV-426 where the xenomorphs were discovered in yon olde 70s horror movie. As a tasty treat with oh so many teeth, Alien: Isolation is still on big discount today. You can snag it for just £1.50/$2 until 6pm BST tomorrow, April 28th.

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Total War: Shogun 2 will be free for keeps next week

Another game giveaway joins the fray amidst the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, imploring you to stay home and do your warring indoors. You can have as many strategic samurai battles as you like if you grab Total War: Shogun 2 next week while it's free for keepsies. Some other Total War games will join it on the front line, going on sale for a week instead of entirely…

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Here’s how game developers are handling the Covid-19 outbreak

Over the last week or so, game developers and publishers around the world have been announcing their action plans amidst the Covid-19 outbreak. Bungie have offered advice to other companies, Ubisoft said Rainbow Six Siege might miss a few patches, and many others have sent their employees home, dev kits in hand, to make sure production plods along, all the while doing their part to…

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