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FAO Modders: Changes to ESF/Save format

Hello modders! For Fall of the Samurai, we’ve made a number of changes to the savegame and startpos formats (chiefly compression) in order to optimise them and reduce their size. An unfortunate side effect of this that we’ve identified is that community-generated modding tools to read these files will no longer function. We’re really keen […]

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Fall of the Samurai: And the press say…

Hi all, So, as you may be aware, myself (CraigTW) and Studio Communications Manager Al Bickham have been flying around the world over the past couple of weeks chatting to journalists and letting them get hands-on with Fall of the Samurai for themselves. Some of the press coverage is now starting to hit for that, […]

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Shogun 2: bringing home the awards

We’re delighted to say that Total War: Shogun 2 has brought home a raft of prestigious awards in the end-of-year round-ups, which the team here at CA are absolutely ecstatic about. Here’s the full run down of what we’ve won just in the past few days.   *** PC Gamer “Game of the Year” Awards, […]

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Fall of the Samurai box art revealed

We’ve revealed the box art for Total War: Shogun 2 – Fall of the Samurai! We want to know what you think of it. Let us know in the comments.   **** The end of the Samurai era, the dawn of an empire. Fall of the Samurai is the standalone expansion to the award winning […]

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Total War: Shogun 2 – Fall of the Samurai announced!

Well, we said we’d have some news coming “soon”, and here it is! We’re delighted to announce a brand new standalone expansion for Total War: Shogun 2. Fall of the Samurai is a huge piece of new content and it’s coming March 2012. The scale of this expansion is significantly larger than anything we’ve produced […]

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Rise of the Samurai DLC – OUT TODAY!

As I’m sure you’re all undoubtedly aware (else we’re clearly not doing our jobs properly!), Rise of the Samurai is out TODAY on Steam. Keep checking your games list – it’ll be going live later this afternoon UK time. In the run-up to this exciting day, we invited a very select group of some of […]

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Rise of the Samurai: Release date announced

  We’ve announced a release date for Rise of the Samurai, so take out your calligraphy set, open your calendar and mark the date…  27th September! Set 400 years before the Sengoku period depicted in Shogun 2, Rise of the Samurai pits you as the leader of one of six playable clans from the Taira, Minamoto […]

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