Categories: Turn-Based, Strategy
Meta Score: 90
Store: Total War: Shogun 2 (Price: $ 3,68)
User Score: 83.0
Platform: PC
Publisher Names: Sega
Support Language: English*, Czech, French*, German*, Italian*, Polish
Publish Date: 2011-03-15

PC Requirements:


  • OS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
  • Processor: 2 GHz Intel Dual Core processor / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core processor, or AMD equivalent (with SSE2)
  • Memory: 1GB RAM (XP), 2GB RAM (Vista / Windows7)
  • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 3)
  • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 32GB free hard disk space
  • Screen Resolution: 1024×768 minimum


Shogun 2 is the ultimate refinement of the original formula with a new, cutting-edge AI, more polish and online functionality than ever before. The result is the perfect mix of real-time and turn-based strategy gaming that invites both veterans of Total War and new players to experience the enjoyment and depth of the series.

Positive Comment(s)

While it stuck to what Empire: Total War did and didn’t come up with a lot of new things, it was still a lot of fun to play. If you have the dough, you should pick this up.93ZTGD
This is a wonderful strategy game, one of the best we’ve ever seen. A logical evolution of the concept of the veteran series that has achieved great results.91Vandal
It’s the finest Total War game CA has ever made, with a beautifully focused campaign and involving multiplayer too. [Apr 2011, p.94]91PC Format
More of a masterpiece than check-in for the series.91Gaming Age
With Total War: Shogun 2, Creative Assembly has gone back all the way to its Japanese roots, and as you can see it was not a mistake.91GamingXP
Shogun 2 is an excellent strategy game that will keep you entertained for hours. With its stunning visuals and deep gameplay, it is sure to be a hit with any fan of the strategy genre.90Eurogamer
This is the most fully featured Total War to date, and a great homage to the game that launched the series.90GameWatcher
A brilliant reinvention of the series that maintains the epic of scale of battles and yet increases the accessibility and focus.90Metro GameCentral
Creative Assembly delivers another solid RTS, deep and stratified, full of visual beauty and dense as no
A polished, smart, generous, elegant, and bold strategy game.1001UP

Negative Comment(s)

Good game, but I feel rushed by time to complete the objectives in the campaigns compared to other Total War games.0Waltram
One of the better Total War games. Realm divide keeps late game interesting,70Vanco
I think that this is truly a unique game and I would recommend that if you are a fan of this type of genre then I think you should give this game a try.50auditbadger

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