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Total War: Warhammer

Cinematic Trailer Shows Emperor Karl Franz In Massive Total War: Warhammer Battle
by Jeff Cork on Jul 17, 2015 at 04:46 AM
Publisher: SEGA
Developer: Creative Assembly
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Rating: Teen
Platform: PC, Mac

Emperor Karl Franz isn't the kind of leader who's afraid to get his hands dirty on the battlefield, as evidenced in a new Total War: Warhammer trailer. The in-engine cinematic shows the Battle of Fire Pass, which pits the Empire against the Greenskins.

The clip may not have a shred of gameplay in it, but it does capture the feel of a fantasy battle. It's also a great showcase for the Demigryphs, which we saw earlier this week in another trailer. It's clearer than ever that Creative Assembly wasn't joking around when they said these lion/eagle hybrids were an invaluable tool of war.

Footage from the entirety of the battle will be coming in a few weeks, on July 30. In addition, Sega says it will include a developer walkthrough to provide greater context for all the action.

Total War: Warhammer is coming to PC and Mac later this year.