Enter the world of Shogun: Total War the most ambitious, epic, and visually spectacular real-time strategy game ever created.
Battle to the death for the ultimate honour: become Shogun, supreme dictator of all Japan.
Epic Scale Command vast armies of thousands of troops on vast battlefields.
Total Warfare Simulation Strategic campaigning and tactical action add up to a full and realistic simulation of warfare in 16th Century Japan.
Strategic Campaigning Collect resources, research new unit types, build armies, negotiate alliances, spy on neighbours, assassinate enemies, invade province by province until all Japan is yours.
Tactical Action Fight it out in real-time - army to army, unit to unit, man to man.
Breathtaking Panoramic 3D Landscapes Battle over photo-realistic terrain, stretching as far as the eye can see.
Full Motion Video Experience stunning Japanese video sequence, in the style of the legendary director Akira Kurosawa.
Authentic Gameplay Samurai warfare accurately depicted at the man to man level scaled up to full panoramic battles.
Genetic AI Computer AI players genetically evolve, learning and adapting to your style of play. Every time you play, the AI learns your tactics and evolves to defend against them.
Individual AI Even within vast armies, soldiers have their own AI, each acting according to his own honour, moral, and skill-rating.
16th Century Japanese Setting The whole Samurai era recreated in exquisite detail. The characters in the game are real, but their exploits are unbelievable.
Historically Brutal This was one of the most brutal periods in human history, but also one of the most cultured and artistic. Shogun portrays the period with maximum historical accuracy.
Customisable strategy/action mix Various options allow the gamer to blend strategy and battle gameplay. Play either the strategy components, the battle components, or both in historic missions, two-player head to head battles or full campaigns.
Numerous Multiplayer Options Multiplayer gameplay options include a unique play-by-email feature, Internet gaming and LAN support.
No Console CompromisesThis game will not run on current platforms. Only a PC can hack it.
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