“As the old power of Rome starts to crumble, there is opportunity in being the aggressor for those who seek it.
In this cinematic trailer, we see the Sassanid Empire exploiting the confusion around it and striking out in war on its neighbours.”
According to the devleoper: “The game itself will contain a number of new features around army management and waging war to bring further depth to this key aspect of the Total War experience.
Most notably, as the player you will have to consider the very real risks of keeping your armies in line against mounting losses, disloyal generals and fragmented food supplies.
A rogue commander can entice other wavering characters to mutiny, one of the triggers at play in the rich, new civil war system.
Dark times call for dark measures, and amongst a variety of tactics players can employ to reduce the risk of such division, the brutal Roman practice of ‘Decimation’ (the systematic slaughtering of a tenth of an army) will restore temporary order at a high price.”
“Against a darkening background of famine, disease and war, a new power is rising in the great steppes of the East. With a million horsemen at his back, the ultimate warrior king approaches, and his sights are set on Rome…”
Total War: Attila is due for 2015 release on PC and Mac.
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