First Shogun 2 Battle Report shows full gameplay

By Patrick Garratt, Friday, 3 September 2010 07:55 GMT

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Double the amount of body parts per unit. Flaming arrows. “Human” AI. Is this the game you’d hoped it would be? It seems likely.

Sega’s released the first proper look at Shogun 2 in action, and it’s unlikely to disappoint.

The footage shows Japanese forces clashing on a stormy battlefield in a skirmish that lasts less than seven minutes.

There are pointers there to the increase in unit detail over previous games in the long-running RTS series, and much of the chatter between the two developers involved revolves around enemy AI and how it responds to battlefield situations.

It’s out next year for PC. Check out the latest screens here.

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