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Total War: Rome 2 combines land and sea assaults; see them in action


Total War: Rome 2 is out now; here’s our Total War: Rome 2 review.

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Total War: Rome 2 is all about the siege of Carthage, because right now that’s all Creative Assembly will show us. Actually though, Rome 2 is about everywhere and everything, all at once.

Case in point: combined battles stretching seamlessly across both brine and beach, as demonstrated in this new video. Just ignore, if you can, the fact that we’re returning to bloody Carthage for the privilege.

The video is Gamespot’s, and commentary comes courtesy of Creative Assembly’s James Russell. It features a spectacular beach landing which Russell calls “our Saving Private Ryan”. Take a look.

The release date for Rome 2 is set for late 2013; current footage is but pre-pre-alpha, practically foetal. Just imagine how the thing will play once it finally takes residence on our hard drives.