• Publisher: SEGA
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 314.2 MB
  • Version: 1.4
  • Price: $1.99
  • Average User Rating: 5 (2)
App description: *** Featured by Apple in 'App Store BEST of 2012 - New Ways to Play' ***

Total War Battles supports iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2, the New iPad, iPod Touch 3 and iPod Touch 4.

BUILD, BATTLE AND AVENGE!
Specifically developed for touchscreen platforms, Total War Battles: SHOGUN is a new real-time strategy game from the makers of the award-winning Total War series.
Total War Battles delivers quick-fire, tactical combat balanced with intuitive building and unit management. All set in a beautifully illustrated Medieval Japan.

This high-quality production dramatically streamlines the RTS genre for mobile play, while making sure it's packed with enough tactical depth to make its many skirmishes tense and exciting
PocketGamer.com 90% Gold Award

A refreshing change from the App Store's barrage of angry avians, physics-based puzzler and match-3 games.
TouchArcade 4/5

Total War Battles is a surprisingly beautiful and engaging mix of war gaming and puzzles.
Slide To Play 4/4

1. COMPETE FOR THE SUPREMACY OF MEDIEVAL JAPAN
Lead your clan to battle through more than 10 hours of story-driven campaign set in the world of Total War: SHOGUN 2; winner of Best Strategy Game of 2011 awards from Gamespot, IGN, Gamespy and GameTrailers.

2. BUILD YOUR ECONOMY
Deploy and manage your bases to generate resources and recruit units including samurai, archers, ninjas and cavalry. Each victory awards XP to spend on building and troop upgrades that could make a decisive difference to your future battles.

3. A UNIQUE TAKE ON REAL-TIME BATTLES
Total War Battles introduces a new real-time battle system that feels both familiar and fresh. The hex battle maps allow for natural unit movements and deep strategy. However, as followers of the Bushido code of conduct, your units can never turn back this twist to classic RTS gameplay adds tension and intensity to the action, making each victory even more rewarding.

4. DESIGNED FOR TOUCHSCREENS
Introducing an interface designed specifically for touchscreens drag and drop buildings and troops, swipe across the battle map with a flick, and pinch to zoom in and out.

5. 1Vs1 LOCAL MULTIPLAYER
Play against a friend in real-time on a single device in three different multiplayer modes.

6. SKIRMISH MODE
Play through six standalone battles in Normal, Hard or Shogun difficulty. Compete against other players on the leaderboards and unlock new Skirmish achievements.

7. STRATEGY FOR ALL
Total War fans will naturally enjoy the intense, deep and rewarding action-strategy gameplay, while more casual strategy fans will appreciate the Zen simplicity of the opening tutorial battles, scalable difficulty level and hint system that will soon make them a tactical master.

8. UNIVERSAL APP
This iOS app is designed to scale its appearance for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, which means Total War Battles takes complete advantage of the iOS device that it's installed on.

Echoseven's comments:




04-18-2012, 05:55 AM
#2




Game of the Day! Getting my Katana and making sure Japan will be...

Last edited by Sanuku; 04-19-2012 at 01:43 PM. Reason: HD Gameplay Trailer added (iPad 2).

04-18-2012, 06:14 AM
#3
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cant wait to see some gameplay ( sanuku )

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04-18-2012, 06:32 AM
#4
So... real time grid-based strategy? Sounds ok in theory but I'm a bit cautious about this new system. Gotta see it in action.
04-18-2012, 06:38 AM
#5
If there's no IAP, I'll buy it on principle.
04-18-2012, 06:51 AM
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I'm looking forward to some sword clashing on my iPhone soon.
04-18-2012, 06:57 AM
#7
Oh shit..and I thought nothing good was coming out tonight. Only pass-and-play multiplayer is a little lame, but this looks amazing. Loved TW back when I was addicted to PC RTS games.

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04-18-2012, 06:59 AM
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While I've yet to try the game, I can pretty much vouch for that if it is indeed good, I will want to play it online. So, here's to a very premature hope for online multiplayer.

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04-18-2012, 07:12 AM
#9
Very excited to see how this one turns out, but I'm a bit confused. It's an RTS, yet it has hex-graph maps like a TBS game. Either way, looks cool. Will wait for a sale.
04-18-2012, 07:16 AM
#10
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Love total war series. Currently playing Napoleon expansion on PC. Devs are notorious for releasing buggy games though. Will wait for impressions.

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