Take command of your army and expand your reign in Medieval 2 – the fourth installment of the award-winning Total War series of strategy games. Direct massive battles featuring more than 10,000 bloodthirsty troops on epic 3D battlefields, while presiding over some of the greatest Medieval nations of the Western and Middle Eastern world. Spanning the most turbulent era in European history, your quest for territory and power takes you through Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, and even onto the shores of the New World. You’ll manage your empire with an iron fist in the turn-based Campaign Map, handling everything from building and improving cities to recruiting and training armies. Employ diplomacy to manipulate allies and enemies, outsmart the dreaded Inquisition, and influence the Pope. Lead the fight in the Crusades and bring victory to Islam or Christianity in the Holy War. Rewrite history and conquer the world. This is Total War!