Creative Assembly follows both inadvertent
officially announce development of Total War: WARHAMMER
, a new
installment in the Total War strategy series based on
Workshop. They don't offer a release date, but say this is "coming soon" to Windows, OS
X, and Linux, and will be followed by two more standalone titles to form a
trilogy which will combine with additional content packs "to create the single
largest Total War experience ever." There is an
announcement cinematic trailer
narrated by actor and favorite of limerick
writers Steven Berkoff, and here's word:
SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®
Europe, Ltd. today announced a new title from UK videogame studio Creative
Assembly™; the first in partnership with Games Workshop®, creators of the
well-known Warhammer® Fantasy Battle tabletop wargame and accompanying range of
Total War™: WARHAMMER® for PC, Mac and SteamOS, coming soon.
Now in its 15th year, the award-winning Total War™ continues to offer a unique
combination of huge-scale real-time battles and an addictive turn-based campaign
game of statecraft, politics and empire building.
Total War: WARHAMMER will take the series to a realm of grand high fantasy for
the very first time in its history. Our rules have changed, and with change
comes war on a scale as yet unimagined. The limitlessly deep and rich universe
of Warhammer heralds a new era for Total War. Gigantic monsters, flying
creatures, legendary heroes and storms of magical power take their place on the
battlefield, alongside thousands of warriors clashing in real-time tactical
In the turn-based campaign game, players will find the Old World an unforgiving
and treacherous place, filled with endless war and cunning alliances alike.
Whichever race you choose to play as and however you seek conquest, you will be
faced with a conflict that threatens to tear the very fabric of reality asunder.
The first in an epic trilogy of titles, Total War: WARHAMMER will deliver
hundreds of hours of absorbing gameplay. It will combine with two further
standalone instalments and additional content packs to create the single largest
Total War experience ever.
“We’ve always loved the Warhammer universe, and couldn’t wait to approach it
with the same colossal scale and authenticity that has characterised our titles
for the last 15 years,” said Total War: WARHAMMER Project Lead, Ian Roxburgh.
“We’re bringing it to life in a way that nobody’s attempted before.”
Watch the announcement
trailer, voiced by celebrated actor Steven Berkoff, for just a taste
of this forthcoming match made in gaming heaven.
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