Total War is a series of games that captivates you, consumes you, and takes over your life. Here’s a look at the best (and worst) games to get you started.
If you’ve yet to try a Total War game and happen to be a fan of strategy titles, you’re missing out. All such games are built on a similar framework that really can consume each and every second of your life. Constructing an empire from nothing, while using diplomacy and aggressive tactics to seduce or take down enemies, will leave you wanting more when you’re not at a PC. Unlike some other turn-based games, each move holds the potential to end the game.
But it’s not all good news when it comes to Total War. Some titles have been plagued by bugs, glitches, poor optimization and design decisions that leave fans of the series baffled. We take a look at the best and worst the Total War series has to offer.