The Creative Assembly released the first gameplay footage of ‘Total War: Rome II’, an upcoming strategy game under development by The Creative Assembly and published by Sega.
The eighth standalone game in the Total War series of video games, Rome II is a successor to the 2004 game Rome: Total War. Rome II will be set in the classical antiquity and focus on the Roman Republic, allowing players to transform it into the Roman Empire if they so choose.
Watch the gameplay footage after the jump:
The game is set to have a larger campaign map than Rome: Total War, and apart from encompassing the extent of the Roman Empire and its environs, will feature new territories “going further East”.
Rome II will feature a new graphics engine capable of rendering “tens of thousands of men” in “bone-splintering detail”. New unit cameras are to be included. Scalability is being promised, allowing you to play the game “no matter what your spec.
Total War: Rome II is set for release on PC in 2013.
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