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Posted by d_biro

Looks intriguing!

Posted by toshi0815

looks cool

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Posted by Keegs

Somebody call Tom Cruise!

Posted by Commisar123

seems a little unfair

Posted by masterpaperlink

the last samurai

Posted by leejunfan83

lol ok

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Posted by Soap

:D

Posted by Kefkaesque

THIS INSULTS MOST HONORABLE SAMURAI KATANA WITH BAKA GAIJIN HONORLESS STUPID INFEROUR AMERIAN COWARDLY GUNS.

FUCKING DISGUSTED WITH DEVS RIGHT NOW

Posted by Jeffsekai

Makes me want to rewatch Ip Man

Edited by Lingxor

AMERICUH!

Posted by xbob42

Eat it, Samurai BITCHES! Can't wait to get this DLC!

Posted by gorkamorkaorka

FEEL THE WEIGHT

If any of you actually care about historical accuracy, you should try the Europa Barbarorum mod for Rome Total War. http://www.europabarbarorum.com/ There is currently a sequel in the works for M2TW but that won't be out for at least a year.

Edited by Argo15

lol

Posted by LOZZAT

Eh, if the Samurai were actually honourable it would be news to me and butchered peasants. This trailer is pretty comedic though. Sucks to not learn about the existence of rapid-fire guns until you're on the field and on the receiving end.

Posted by LiquidSwords

"DON'T TRUST THE YELLA MAN!"

Posted by jorbear

Fuck yeah.

Posted by GS_Dan

OP?

Posted by Vodun

Less new content, more fixing buggy ass multiplayer.

Posted by Veektarius

Pretty nice reenactment of the Last Samurai

Posted by Dyram

Which one was Tom Cruise?

Posted by huser

@LOZZAT: Maybe not rapid fire, but Nobunaga had already shown the rest of Japan what massed firearms could do against traditional fighting tactics. They just decided to ignore that lesson.

Posted by huser

@xbob42 said:

Eat it, Samurai BITCHES! Can't wait to get this DLC!

They did. And Japan got so rattled by it they rapidly modernized and militarized to the point it took a World War to right that particular hornet's nest. All so some East Coast businesses could sell a few more trinkets to a new market.

Posted by Death_Unicorn

Can't wait for Medieval III: Total War.

Posted by jeak

My general's name will definitely be Katsumoto for this :D

Cant wait!!

Posted by Mikemcn

The Last Samurai: The Movie: The Game.

Posted by Sanity

*signs*

Posted by Capt_Ventris

I am so excited about this.* That period in Japanese history is so interesting. The rapid industrialisation clashing with the staunch backers of the old ways. What I like too is that this slots in with the other DLC as well, so now I can fire up the Rise Of The Samurai campaign and follow it all the way through the Sengoku Jidai period till the final stand of the Samurai and the rise of the Zaibatsu in the Meji restoration. AWESOME.

*should mention that I upgrade my PC to play these games so massive nerd on at the moment

Posted by tobygw

I bought this big Total War bundle during some Steam sale and have never played any of them. I probably should have just bought Shogun 2 instead of this bundle of older ones.

Posted by martellus

@Capt_Ventris: i have a huge history and political science boner for you right now.

Posted by Mr_Skeleton

The pen is mightier than the swo... Oh shit run!!!

Posted by weirdo

Have 4 horse units (depending on how many gatling guns there are) and have have 2 of them flanking 1 gatling unit.

There, now you only loose 1 horse unit (depending how wide the gatling gun can fire)

Posted by bd_monkey

AHHH!!!! I cant wait

Edited by mewarmo990

 
MOAR DAKKA

Posted by lunalicrichard

WHY ????????

Posted by Boopie

I keep seeing this article and thinking its something to do with Gatling Gears :(

Posted by Krystal_Sackful

@lunalicrichard:

Because its history, that's why.

Posted by lunalicrichard

@Krystal_Sackful: Yes ,but it fucks up the gameplay i.m.o . Gatling guns do not belong on feudal Japanese battlefields or with samurai for that matter . But hey ... that's me .

Posted by Krystal_Sackful

@lunalicrichard:

It was a lot dumber when there were machine guns in Empire: Total War. That was extremely stupid. But because of the later time period, this is ok by me.

Posted by MeatSim

Hopefully Tom Cruise isn't the last samurai this time.