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87.35% Overall Rank: 1185
PC Rank: 260
2017 Games Rank: 1176
2017 PC Rank: 260
Score based on 30 reviews


Prince Tyrion, Defender of Ulthuan, guides the High Elves in their desperate efforts to stabilise the vortex as it roils above their home continent. Atop his palanquin-throne, the Slann Mage-Priest Mazdamundi directs his Lizardmen war-hosts as they surge northward from Lustria. He, too, is intent on preventing cataclysm, though the methods of The Old Ones must prevail. The Witch King Malekith and his sadistic Dark Elf hordes spew forth from Naggaroth and their labyrinthine Black Arks. He tastes great weakness in the vortex -- and great opportunity in its demise. Meanwhile a fourth, secretive race stirs, their motives obscured by sinister plots and machinations. The time for revelation is nigh... The second in a trilogy and sequel to the award-winning Total War: WARHAMMER, Total War: WARHAMMER II brings players a breathtaking new narrative campaign, set across the vast continents of Lustria, Ulthuan, Naggaroth and the Southlands. The Great Vortex Campaign builds pace to culminate in a definitive and climactic endgame, an experience unlike any other Total War title to date. Playing as one of 8 Legendary Lords across 4 iconic races from the world of Warhammer Fantasy Battles, players must succeed in performing a series of powerful arcane rituals in order to stabilise or disrupt The Great Vortex, while foiling the progress of the other races. Each Legendary Lord has a unique geographical starting position, and each race offers a distinctive new playstyle with unique campaign mechanics, narrative, methods of war, armies, monsters, Lores of Magic, legendary characters, and staggering new battlefield bombardment abilities.
Release Date: September 28, 2017

Latest Reviews

The Digital Fix 03/25/19 Review 9 out of 10
GameCritics 01/23/18 Review 8.5 out of 10
Cubed3 01/02/18 Review 9 out of 10
PC Power Play 11/12/17 Review 9 out of 10
gamesTM 11/03/17 Review 9 out of 10
GamesMaster UK 11/02/17 Review 87 out of 100
Destructoid 10/29/17 Review 8.5 out of 10
Critical Hit 10/16/17 Review 8.5 out of 10
New Game Network 08/28/17 Review 84 out of 100
ImpulseGamer 08/28/17 Review 4.5 out of 5