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Shogun 2 Collector's Ed has bamboo box

Hattori clan! Armour! XP! Figurine! Nagashino!

The Collector's Edition of PC samurai strategy game Total War: Shogun 2 will be wrapped in an authentic bamboo box, no less.

And inside that bamboo box will be an art book as well as a figurine of Takeda Shingen, a famous feudal Japanese ruler.

The Collector's Edition contains all of the extras of the Limited Edition, too. Those are a special playable Hattori Clan faction, historical scenario Nagashino, suit of armour for your online avatar and lump of XP for your online character.

Online, remember, is the most ambitious new feature of Total War: Shogun 2 - there are big changes afoot.

Total War: Shogun 2 returns to the period of history that launched the series 10 years ago. But this time all the accumulated inventions and accomplishments of Creative Assembly's renowned strategy journey through time have been added; battles can be fought in real-time on the high seas, there's campaign co-op and the game itself is bigger, better looking and more sophisticated than ever.

Behind the Shogun 2 scenes.