Shogun 2: Total War Gameplay Trailer

This gameplay video offers a broad overview of what players can expect from the game.

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Kaneticut
Kaneticut

does this come out for any other platforms?

Evil_Noodles
Evil_Noodles

I loved the first one, even though I never was very good!

ahnzz
ahnzz

i still have the original, love the assassinations... looking forward to this

krislee13
krislee13

I love the original and I didn't really play any other tw after that so I'm excited

franku571
franku571

is any body know if they are going to haer a demo

E-i-N-e
E-i-N-e

I've never played the original so this should be a good experience. I'm glad they're going back to swords, arrows and so forth. Don't get me wrong, I liked the idea of Empire Total War but the time of Swords and Bows is a lot funner than gun powder.

fullxtent
fullxtent

o my god! im gonna have to upgrade my computer !!!

01-cannon-mpc
01-cannon-mpc

Fyi "Art of War" by Sun Tzu was first published ca. 6th century BC

Tylsamzx
Tylsamzx

4 days before my holidays.. -Throws away phone-

Avenger_05
Avenger_05

Any TW fan would, and should, be excited for this! This goes back to the one that started it all! Not the Age of Chivalry, not the Rise of Rome, but the bloody Sengoku period! Despite my disappointment with Empire, I am still getting this pre-ordered!

Rat_King
Rat_King

For those of you claiming to be TW fans, but aren't excited for Shogun 2....all I can say is....for shame. MTW2 is easily one of my all time favorite games. And in fact, I don't look for historical accuracy in my TW games. That's so not the point! You're supposed to create your own history. That's what the historical battles are for. Not to mention, if you want, you CAN recreate history. Total War? Total fail when it comes to some of you. Can't wait Creative Assembly...just please improve the AI once and for all.

benhl312
benhl312

I love the Total War series, Rome being my favorite. I hope this game isn't as buggy as the rest, especially Empire. I can't wait to get it

enkidu_3
enkidu_3

looks pretty, but these games have become much less about strategy than "playing with dolls" And of course dlc for extra $$. Funny that I have so much disrespect for my favorite game franchise. Though I haven't bought one since M2TW. CA, your priorities suck. Please sell this franchise.

barca_1
barca_1

Looks awesome, but i learned my lesson from Empire Total War aka i will wait for the reviews to come out post launch before I decide to purchase this game. It's unfortunate that this is the case, but what else do producers expect when they launch an unfinished and buggy game? Maybe they can gain consumer trust back with this title...i'm hoping so because it really does look like a fantastic game.

detlef
detlef

Similar to RTW, MTW 2 and ETW, I'll wait until mods are developed. Creative Assembly has failed to deliver an out of the box success since MTW 1. When will CA understand that the hardcore gamers who are interested in the TW franchise want realism and historic accuracy not pretty battles! a game that encourages and embraces implementation of actual military tactics shouldn't sell itself short in other regards to accuracy & realism. /end rant

sandyqbg
sandyqbg

Gonna get this for sure... I just hope it isn't as buggy as Empire. Gliding units in Empire battles had to be the highlight of its technical problems

NejiKusa
NejiKusa

A samurai game thats not anime. gotta get this.

julius_deific
julius_deific

I am dying from anticipation! Is it here yet?! I can't wait........ The Eagle kinda looks good too.

REDoctix
REDoctix

Looks amazing! They have really given it their all to make this game, I can't wait for it to come out!

letsrock53
letsrock53

Hope it will not be as buggy as usual...

peter834
peter834

Wow this looks superb, cannot wait for it!!!!

balders1982
balders1982

damn, it looks good! I just hope what we see in the trailers will be in the end result.

illmatic87
illmatic87

They finally fixed that turn based/real time mix up with the labels :D

Wisely321
Wisely321

using chinese art of war in japanese battles :D

franzup
franzup

this is epic!!! pure classic! my girlfriend is going to leave me for sure!

HellJumper
HellJumper

Whatever you do, DON"T DISHONA YO FAMIRY!

Ghosthunter54
Ghosthunter54

Well it looks like arrows actually kill people now, so that's an improvement.

tiggerlu
tiggerlu

Ah, the game that started it all. You know what would be SO cool...is if every unit had 1-2 master swordsmen...you know, *that* guy from every samurai movie, that can cut down 10 enemies by himself...oh byeahhhh!

Nxss-effa-sim
Nxss-effa-sim

And people are still going to complain about the fact that soldiers will wait in line to fight until the person in front of them dies and they move up. From what I've seen in all the videos this is still present and I'm sure path-finding is still an issue as well. I'll purchase Shogun 2 irrespective of this but I'm surprised after all these years it's still a problem. Even though CA is using the newer Empire engine you'd think their "10 years" of experience would have fixed this.

gotb
gotb

Looks great.

herodotus2006
herodotus2006

Haven't missed the release of a Total War title yet, and this looks to be another essential purchase for me. Battlefields look glorious as does the Campaign map. Look forward to the storyline that accompanies it, and what the AI has in store for us budding Daimyos.

ciwan
ciwan

collector's edition should come with a copy of the Art of War, great book