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Games Review: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia (PC, 2018): The shape of wars to come

Don’t let the new title fool you. Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia is still a fully-fledged entry in Creative Assembly’s long-running series of historical strategy games. But where older Total War titles have selected a particular real world empire or historical era to focus on, Total War Saga narrows its scope. It focuses not on the rise and fall of the British Empire (they’ve actually done that one before) but on a specific historical flashpoint: King Alfred the Great’s desperate bid to stop the Viking invasion of Britain at the Battle of Edington in 878 CE, and the years of massive social instability that followed. Continue reading Games Review: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia (PC, 2018): The shape of wars to come