Creative Assembly and Sega have released the first in what will surely be a long line of developer videos and trailers for the upcoming Empire: Total War, due for release at some stage towards the end of the year.

This clip features approximately three minutes of animation and video capture technology on showcase by the lead developers. You can view it in your browser below, or download the full 100MB version from GP Downloads.

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