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Faces of War

Rome 2 'Faces of War' trailer has: Dogs! Knives! Sex! Backstabbing! Skullduggery!

The guard is planning some skullduggery for after work.

In lieu of actual game footage (it’s only been in development for eight months, give Creative Assembly a break), there’s a live-action Total War: Rome 2 trailer that attempts to evoke the kind of experience we’re going to have playing the game. Only there’ll be less sex when you’re an omnipotent but body-less commander with an aerial view of everything. Probably about as many dogs, though. 

It’s riddled with slow-motion and lovely classical music, and everything seems only slightly sinister before all the knives come out and everyone looks shocked. Why would they be shocked? There were no knife-laws in Rome. Everyone carried around at least six inches of steel in their pocket. I think sneaky backstabs were a daily occurrence. That’s why we needed to bring the laws in. It was all getting a little silly.
Speaking of a little silly, here’s the trailer.

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Total War: Rome II PC Review

Total War™: ROME II

Total War: Rome II PC Review

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The next Total War game will be unveiled this month at EGX

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We're breaking up: Rome II's Imperator campaign map is a fractured mess of warring factions

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Total Yaaar: Rome 2 gets a swashbuckling culture pack

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Grudge match: Rome II DLC pits Carthage against Rome in the Second Punic War

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Rome 2: Total War

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Total War: Rome II Beasts of War DLC introduces throwing bees, snakes, scorpions

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Total War: Rome 2 modding is a go with the release of the Assembly Kit

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Total War: Rome 2 hands-on: a new endgame

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Close-up combat: Rome II: Caesar in Gaul DLC out now

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Come Caesar these screenshots of Total War: Rome II's Gallic campaign

Creative Assembly field Total War: Rome II's first standalone expansion pack: Caesar in Gaul

Creative Assembly field Total War: Rome II's first standalone expansion pack: Caesar in Gaul

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