Creative Assembly has today unveiled a new trailer for upcoming RTS Total War: Rome 2, featuring the very overwhelming Battle of Teutoburg Forest in 9AD. Masterminded by Arminius, the trailer showcases some of the new mechanics that Creative Assembly are implementing in their newest RTS title, including true line-of-sight and deployable battlefield technology.
In 9AD, Teutoburg Forest was the scene of a crushing defeat for the Empire. Masterminded by Arminius, the son of a Germanic chieftain taken as a child and raised as a hostage in Rome, the battle saw his betrayal of the Roman general Varus.
Arminius united the tribes, ambushed Varus’ Legion and struck a fatal and shattering blow to the Empire’s expansion.
Teutoburg Forest features as a playable historical battle in Total War: ROME II, and demonstrates some of the game’s thrilling new features, including our true line-of-sight system, deployable battlefield technology, and our tense new style of ambush scenarios.
Check out the trailer below which is sure to get any strategy fan's heart pumping, and also check out a few screenshots below (more at our game page