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Total War: Arena Re-launches In China, But You Can Play In English

Total War: Arena Re-launches In China, But You Can Play In English

A few months ago, we learned that Creative Assembly was partnering with NetEase to resurrect Total War: Arena in China, which shut down in the rest of the world in early 2019.

By Jason Winter - 11 months ago
Total War: Arena Goes Back Into Beta Today ... In China

Total War: Arena Goes Back Into Beta Today ... In China

Creative Assembly's and Wargaming's collaborative RTS Total War: Arena shut down its servers last February.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
When Games With Microtransactions Shut Down, Do You Feel Like It Was Wasted Money?

💣 Feature | When Games With Microtransactions Shut Down, Do You Feel Like It Was Wasted Money?

Over on GamesIndustry.biz, Rob Fahey talked today about free-to-play games shutting down and the kind of consumer backlash that might ensue when that happens due to players “losing” the virtual items they paid for.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Why Games Don't “Feel Right,” And Feeling Indifferent About A Favorite Game's Closure

💣 Feature | Why Games Don't “Feel Right,” And Feeling Indifferent About A Favorite Game's Closure

Total War: Arena is shutting down in February.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Total War: Arena Shutting Down In February, Creative Assembly And Wargaming Offer Compensation Gifts

Total War: Arena Shutting Down In February, Creative Assembly And Wargaming Offer Compensation Gifts

Total War: Arena will soon fight its final battles.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Big Men And Little Wars: The 200-Year-Old History of Modern Wargames

💣 Feature | Big Men And Little Wars: The 200-Year-Old History of Modern Wargames

If you've been following MMOBomb for a while, you probably know that I tend to cover nearly all the news related to war-themed free-to-play games, from Total War: Arena to Heroes & Generals to War Thunder to everything Wargami...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Total War: Arena's Patch 3.1 Live Tomorrow, Brings New Map, FF Changes, And Melee Strikes; Ranked Battles Later

Total War: Arena's Patch 3.1 Live Tomorrow, Brings New Map, FF Changes, And Melee Strikes; Ranked Battles Later

Creative Assembly's got a beefy new patch coming to Total War: Arena tomorrow.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Total War: Arena Launches Into Open Beta

Total War: Arena Launches Into Open Beta

After several years in development and a change in publisher, Total War: Arena is now live!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Total War: Arena Marches Into Open Beta Feb. 22, Will Add Two Carthaginian Commanders

Total War: Arena Marches Into Open Beta Feb. 22, Will Add Two Carthaginian Commanders

If you're itching to try your hand on ancient battlefields but still haven't made it into one of the closed betas for Total War: Arena, your wait is nearly over.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Everyone Can Play In Total War: Arena's Beta This Weekend

Everyone Can Play In Total War: Arena's Beta This Weekend

It's a free-for-all on ancient battlefields this weekend!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Interview: Total War: Arena Rose From, And Still Meets, Player Demand

💣 Feature | Interview: Total War: Arena Rose From, And Still Meets, Player Demand

Total War: Arena is coming along nicely.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Closed Beta For Total War: Arena Starts Sept. 1, Founder's Packs On Sale Now

Closed Beta For Total War: Arena Starts Sept. 1, Founder's Packs On Sale Now

Creative Assembly is getting ready to open up Total War: Arena to the masses again, 18 months after closing it off from the masses. The 10th alpha for the free-to-play RTS has ended, and the closed beta is set to begin on S...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Happy 4th of July! Here Are Our Top 10 F2P War Games

💣 Feature | Happy 4th of July! Here Are Our Top 10 F2P War Games

July 4 is America's birthday!...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Wargaming Is "Planning To Announce Cooperation With A Big British Company Soon"

Wargaming Is "Planning To Announce Cooperation With A Big British Company Soon"

Wargaming already has a connection with one British game creator that specializes in war-based titles -- and another might be on the horizon. A Wargaming blog has a translation of an interview between Wargaming CEO Victor K...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Wargaming Exec: Job #1 Is To "Defend, Expand, and Own the Genres We Created"

Wargaming Exec: Job #1 Is To "Defend, Expand, and Own the Genres We Created"

War Thunder and Armored Warfare have their adherents, but neither has come close to approaching the number of players that Wargaming has sucked in with its military strategy games.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 17 F2P Games To Look Forward To In 2017 And Beyond

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 17 F2P Games To Look Forward To In 2017 And Beyond

2016 is almost gone, and that means just one thing: time to buy new calendars!...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Wargaming Partners With Creative Assembly And SEGA To Publish Total War: Arena

Wargaming Partners With Creative Assembly And SEGA To Publish Total War: Arena

During its closed beta, I felt like Total War: Arena's progression reminded me quite a bit like the system for World of Tanks.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Creative Assembly Adds To Total War: Arena Team, New Test Coming Later This Year

Creative Assembly Adds To Total War: Arena Team, New Test Coming Later This Year

Things have been pretty silent on the Total War: Arena front since Creative Assembly took the game offline back in early March.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
The End of War - Total War: Arena BombLive

The End of War - Total War: Arena BombLive

The Total War Arena: Closed Beta comes to an end this week, so Jason's going to hop in one more time and try to win a few more battles for the glory of Rome!...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Total War: Arena Closed Beta Ends March 3, Will Go Offline For Months

Total War: Arena Closed Beta Ends March 3, Will Go Offline For Months

If you're enjoying the closed beta for Total War: Arena, then you'd better get your ancient combat jollies in over the next two weeks.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Vercingetorix Arrives In Total War: Arena Next Week

Vercingetorix Arrives In Total War: Arena Next Week

Total War: Arena gets its second barbarian commander next week, when Vercingetorix the Defiant makes his mark on the game.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Total War: Arena Patch 14.1 Tweaks Leonidas, Resists Comic Sans

Total War: Arena Patch 14.1 Tweaks Leonidas, Resists Comic Sans

Total War: Arena's got a bunch of fixes coming in a patch on Thursday, and while squashing bugs isn't fun, at least the dev team is getting its jollies with writing up its patch notes. The main incoming change is this autho...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
This Is Sparta! - Total War: Arena BombLive

This Is Sparta! - Total War: Arena BombLive

Grab your spear and shield and head off to the battlefield today to join Jason as he plays Total War: Arena!...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Total War: Arena - First Look Gameplay

Total War: Arena - First Look Gameplay

Jason jumps into some Total War: Arena, the free-to-play title from Creative Assembly, and scouts out the information on the free-to-play title.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Total War: Arena Launches In US In November

Total War: Arena Launches In US In November

Creative Assembly's just about ready to invade America with Total War: Arena, the free-to-play 10v10 team battler based on the Total War series of historical wargames. To commemorate the launch, CA will host an event at the...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Total War: Arena Hits Closed Beta, Adds New Faction, Commander, Maps

Total War: Arena Hits Closed Beta, Adds New Faction, Commander, Maps

Creative Assembly's free-to-play multiplayer Total War: Arena has cleared a major milestone on its way to launch, heading into closed beta after a successful alpha.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Get Your First Look At Total War: Arena May 23

Get Your First Look At Total War: Arena May 23

History is rife with important dates.

By Jason Winter - 6 years ago
Total War: Arena Enters Closed Alpha

Total War: Arena Enters Closed Alpha

I'm a total Total War junkie, but I'm still not sure what to make of Total War: Arena.

By Jason Winter - 6 years ago
MMOBOMBA: New Free-to-Play Total War Arena Announced

MMOBOMBA: New Free-to-Play Total War Arena Announced

Oh god I swear I am not doing this on purpose.

By Michael Dunaway - 8 years ago

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