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AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Review

Total War ROME 2 is the eighth stand alone game in the Total War series, it is the successor to the successful Rome: Total War title. The Warscape Engine powers the visuals of the game and the new unit cameras will allow players to focus on individual soldiers on the battlefield, which in itself may contain thousands of combatants at a time.

Creative Assembly has stated that they wish to bring out the more human side of war this way, with soldiers reacting with horror as their comrades get killed around them and officers inspiring their men with heroic speeches before siege towers hit the walls of the enemy city. This will be realised using facial animations for individual units, adding a feel of horror and realism to the battles.
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We test at 1600p with the image quality settings maxed out – at the ‘Extreme’ preset.
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Without a functioning SLi profile, the AMD R9 295 X2 takes top position by a clear margin and is the only solution perfectly playable at the maxed out settings.

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