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How The Creative Assembly mashes up turn-based strategy and real-time combat in Total War: Rome II (video interview)

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Sega’s Total War: Rome II is going to pack a nice surprise for gamers when it arrives on the PC this fall. It’s going to be two games in one. The title combines turn-based strategy in its Civilization-like campaign map of ancient Rome with the hectic combat of real-time gameplay.

Al Bickham, the communications manager for Sega’s The Creative Assembly studio, told us about this hybrid strategy of mixing Civ-like empire building with on-the-ground combat.

Here’s our interview with Bickham below.


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