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Here’s 15 years of Total War in 3 minutes, and a tease at what’s next

Hard to believe, but Sega and Creative Assembly’s Total War series has been around for over a dozen years. To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the series, Sega has released a special trailer showcasing a bit from every game to bear the name.

Interesting little bit at the end there… and I don’t mean the guys setting trees on fire and running from horses. Aside from what might be on the way though, 20-15 is already shaping up to be an excellent year for Total War.

With the latest game, Total War: Attila, already out and making quite an impact, it looks like this is one wargaming franchise that’s not heading anywhere anytime soon. And these stats definitely back that up: over 1 million players are logging into the game on a monthly basis and they spend an average of 104 hours playing. And lest you think that’s a recent development, some 4.8 billion battles have been waged in Total War since its debut. Yep, with a ‘B’.

This year will also see the launch of the latest tablet edition of the series with Total War Battles: KINGDOM, and the release of the 10 on 10 war-game Total War: ARENA. Sega is also promising ‘more’ than just that for 2015, perhaps alluding to that odd sound/graphic at the end of the above trailer…

Sit tight Total War fans, we’ll have more for you as it breaks.

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Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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