"The Art of Total War" is a new artbook about the Total War series that is supposed to ship at the end of this month. One lucky costumer got his copy early and was really surprised by what he found in it.
Inside of the book, Mike Simpson discusses the past and future of Creative Assembly. When talking about the new directions that the Total War franchise will take in the future, he mentions in passing that they'll experiment for the first time with a fantasy setting for the franchise with the release of Total War: WARHAMMER.
This is not completely out of the blue since we know that Creative Assembly signed a contract with Games Workshop in 2012 to make a game set in the Warhammer universe. Still, both Total War fans and Warhammer fans are welcoming this partnership. The new title was probably intended to be announced in the next few days, considering that the artbook was scheduled to go on sale the 23rd of this month.
We'll probably not have any chance to play Total War: Warhammer in the near future. After all with Total War: Attila scheduled to release next month, we can not expect the fantasy experiment of Creative Assembly to be meet the shelves pretty soon. Still, we can expect new information from the developers now that the cat is out of the bag. You can rest assured that this leak peaked the curiosity of the fans worldwide about the project. The rich lore, the numerous factions, and the wide roster of heroes and characters, well suits the gameplay style of the Total War games.
For you Warhammer fans that can't wait to put your hands on this game, we'll keep you updated with all the new info we come across. For you Total War fans that want something to play in the meantime, Total War: Attila will come out next month.
What you think about this leaked info? Are you excited to play Total War: Warhammer? What would you like to see implemented in the final release of the game? Let us know in the comments.