Shogun: Total War series

Group Description

Shogun: Total War is a series of strategy games set in the Sengoku Jihai (Sengoku period) of Japan and was originally developed the Creative Assembly Ltd. The player controls one of the many warlord families during that period and aims to conquer Japan through military might, diplomacy, and subterfuge. Features may also include western influences of the Dutch, the Portuguese, Christianity, and the introduction of gunpowder units.

The series, as with other Total War games may share the following features:
  • Political Map
    The political map is a top-down perspective of the whole or partial map of Japan, viewing all factions involved as well as figurines symbolizing samurai generals and troop units. All non-combative strategy actions occurs in this area, which includes troop and resource management, troop movement, diplomacy, and subterfuge using emissaries or ninja.

  • Warfare
    Total War introduced one of the first realistic semi real-time 3D medieval army battles in third person perspective, consisting of troop formation, troop fatigue, shock troops, geographical cover, and most prominent of all, battlefield morale. The player may pause battle at any time (inapplicable during multiplayer) to manage troops or do it while in real time.

    Unlike many strategy games, the purpose in battle is not to achieve complete victory by totally annihilating all enemy forces. Rather, it is to force the enemy to retreat or flee from the battlefield. This is done by (a) killing the enemy general or (b) killing a lot of enemy units (from the rear or the flank). Accomplishing this will severely effect the morale of an army which in return may provoke a mass retreat, allowing opposing units to freely decimate enemies fleeing from the battlefield.
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Total War: Shogun 2 - Gold Edition2013WindowsSEGA Europe Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Dragon War Battle Pack2012Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai2012Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War Battles: Shogun2012Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsSEGA of America, Inc....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai: The Sendai Faction Pack2012Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai: The Tsu Faction Pack2012Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai: The Obama Faction Pack2012Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai: The Saga Faction Pack2012Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Saints and Heroes Unit Pack2012Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Otomo Clan Pack2012Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 (Grand Master Edition)2011WindowsSEGA Europe Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - The Hattori Clan Pack2011Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Blood Pack2011Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Sengoku Jidai Unit Pack2011Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - Rise of the Samurai Campaign2011Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 (Limited Edition)2011WindowsSEGA Europe Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 - The Ikko Ikki Clan Pack2011Macintosh, WindowsFeral Interactive Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 2 (Collector's Edition)2011WindowsSEGA Europe Ltd....
Total War: Shogun 22011Macintosh, Windowsak tronic Software & Services GmbH...
Shogun: Total War (Gold Edition)2006Windowsak tronic Software & Services GmbH...
Shogun: Total War - The Mongol Invasion2001WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.4.35
Shogun: Total War (Warlord Edition)2001WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.65
Shogun: Total War2000WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.92

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Main menu.
Screenshot from Total War: Shogun 2
Opening Intro: Kenjutsu Kata
Screenshot from Shogun: Total War
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