See if The Creative Assembly's return to Japan is as good as it looks on February 22, when a demo of Total War: Shogun 2 hits Steam, well in advance of the game's March 15 release date.
Sega and the Creative Assembly's sharp-looking Shogun 2: Total War—or Total War: Shogun 2, depending on who you ask—will get a limited edition release next year, but today it gets a beefy video preview of deep tactical gameplay.
The bow monks have notched their arrows, the boats have been launched, and the footmen are stirring nervously in anticipation of the newly-revealed March release date for Sega's Shogun 2: Total War.
With so much focus put on the technical prowess of The Creative Assembly's Shogun 2: Total War, it's easy to overlook the game's story, steeped in rich Japanese history.
In this video The Creative Assembly's Land Battle Programmer Ingimar Gudmunsson and Studio Communications Manager Kieran Brigden talk us through a night battle in Shogun 2: Total War.
Sega has released a batch of in-game screenshots for upcoming strategy epic Shogun2 : Total War. They're moody!
While you're waiting for your chance to play some sci-fi real-time strategy, why not browse through some lovely screens and concept art from Shogun 2: Total War, visiting a simpler time, when war didn't involve zergling rushes.
Artists from The Creative Assembly have spent more than a year learning ancient Japanese ink brush and wood block techniques, just to create transition art for Shogun 2: Total War. Imagine the work going into the actual game.
The Total War series returns later this year with Shogun 2: Total War, the sequel to the game that gave the venerable franchise its start.
Deciding that E3 was simply too far away to wait, Creative Assembly today took the wraps off the latest game in the Total War series: Shogun 2: Total War. Or, going by this video, Okami: Total War.
Sega has been teasing the release of an all-new Total War game for the last week or so, with a full reveal set for E3. Looks like their cover may have been blown by some sloppy pre-show organisation, however.