Though the first "gameplay" trailer for Shogun 2: Total War was more like an in-game look at pretty graphics, its first battle report trailer definitely shows the goods.
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Kieran Brigden and land battle AI programmer Ingimar Gudmunsson from developer The Creative Assembly are on hand to walk us through a Shogun 2 night battle over the course of six minutes, from rousing speeches by generals to foes fleeing in panic.
Shogun 2: Total War is due out on PC in 2011, published by Sega. If you're eager to see more, point your peepers at these new screenshots and our preview from E3.