Total War is a computer strategy game series developed by The Creative Assembly in Horsham, UK. Its games combine turn-based strategy and resource management, with real-time tactical control of battles. The first game of the series, Shogun: Total War was released in 2000. The most recent major game released was Total War: Shogun 2 on 15 March 2011. Total War: Rome II was announced by The Creative Assembly as the next game in the series.