Sega have announced Total War Battles: Shogun, specifically developed for touchscreen platforms. Battles is a new real-time strategy game from the makers of the award-winning Total War series.

Said to deliver 10 hours of story-driven campaign, Total War Battles promises quick-fire, tactical combat balanced with intuitive building and unit management, all set in a beautifully illustrated Medieval Japan.

Hex battle maps are introduced to allow for natural unit movements and strategy, the twist being that, as followers of the ‘Bushido’ code of conduct, your units can never turn back – so adding what should prove an extra level of strategy and tension.

it will available from 19 April for iOS and Android platforms, with pricing details yet to be announced.