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The 'Medieval: Total War' Web Site

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT

Activision, Inc. and the Creative Assembly today relaunched the official web site for the upcoming strategy game of epic battles, Medieval: Total War. The site includes news, game features and custom wallpaper. The site will also display the latest screenshots from Medieval: Total War that showcase the game's graphical enhancements. Thanks to a bit of technical wizardry on behalf of the developer, Medieval: Total War's units now have with four times the detail and resolution of the troops in Shogun: Total War.

This new site is available HERE!

"The new web site is a fantastic resource for Medieval: Total War and offers fans a glimpse of the innovation and quality of the game," said Tim Ansell, Managing Director of the Creative Assembly. "First time gamers can be fighting epic battles in minutes and hardcore strategy fans can engage in deeper, richer campaigns to conquer Europe. And the enhanced graphics take the game to a whole new level. It all comes together to make us very confident that Medieval: Total War is going to be this year's PC smash hit."

The Medieval: Total War web site will feature the following sections:

Features - Learn the basics of Medieval: Total War, including factions, siege weapons, types of gameplay styles and more.

Story - Delve into the brutal history of medieval Europe and learn about epic campaigns that took place like the 100 Years War or the Crusades.

Screenshots - View massive conflicts between warring factions with all the pageantry, spectacle and bloodshed of medieval combat.

Downloads - Fans can get medieval on their desktop with official Medieval: Total War wallpaper. The official demo will also be available for the site shortly.

Medieval: Total War allows players to take control of one of twelve world powers as they attempt to rewrite history through a mixture of trade, diplomacy, resource management and epic wars of conquest. Featuring an incredibly powerful 3D engine, the game supports real-time 3D battles of more than 10,000 troops and more than 100 unique unit types, including knights, infantry and siege engines, in terrain as varied as deserts, forest, plains and mountains. Players will utilize authentic battle strategies and tactics as they unleash their forces against medieval castles and mighty fortresses with an arsenal of battle-field weapons including long-bows, muskets, cannons and catapults which can pound castle walls and buildings to rubble.

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