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Ancient Wars: Sparta
6.2 out of 10

Ancient Wars: Sparta

Sparta is based on the history of the ancient ages and their mai Read more

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Overall 4
4.0

Ancient Wars: Sparta

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Colorful maps and units, Siege weapons are powerful, The acting is Ed Wood terrible
  • Cons: Games can take forever, Campaign missions have a single path, Bad pathfinding on crowded maps
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Overall 5
4.8

Sparta: Ancient Wars

Strategy Informer
14 April 2008
  • Conclusion: Pushing on to see if this was an anomaly in the proceedings, I was impressed to find that, with patience, these kinds of battles do indeed become increasingly regular and original (as, for instance, elephants join the fray, and siege towers bear down upon crumbling walls).
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Overall 6
5.9

Ancient Wars: Sparta

Auracore MediaWorks
27 November 2007
  • Summary: Beta testing, anyone?
  • Pros: Stunning visuals; strong physics engine; novel ideas.
  • Cons: Absolutely awful gameplay; lack of variety in playable nations; severe lack of polish on the interface.
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Overall 7
7.0

Ancient Wars: Sparta

Game Over Online
23 October 2007
  • Excerpt: The more games I review, the longer I do it, the more I come to realize that really original games are very few and far between. This is especially true in the RTS genre, where a single good idea will spawn copycats for years to come.
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Ancient Wars: Sparta

Playfuls.com
12 October 2007
  • Excerpt: It could be said that you don't need much to advance an RTS title that would rapidly build its modest community of players. You need at least two factions differenced in terms of abilities, and balanced for gaming pleasure sake;...
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Overall 5
5.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Gameplay 4
4.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 4
4.0
Addiction 5
5.0

A Greek Tragedy

GIN
13 August 2007
  • Excerpt: The other week there were a couple parties friends had to celebrate the release of the movie "300" to DVD. To spice up one party some, I brought a copy of Ancient Wars: Sparta along because it was obviously inspired by the film.
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PC Review - 'Ancient Wars: Sparta'

WorthPlaying
5 August 2007
  • Summary: Ancient Wars: Sparta is based on the historical background of Spartans high culture, and not feature myths or legends, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new 3D engine.
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Overall 6
6.3

Expert Review

GameSpot
30 April 2007
  • Summary: Sparta: Ancient Wars had the fortune and misfortune to come in the wake of the worldwide box office phenomenon known as 300 . Fortunately, thanks to 300 , popular awareness of Sparta and its ancient warriors has never been higher.
  • Pros: It looks pretty
  • Cons: Bland RTS gameplay that we've experienced countless times before, Can be brutally difficult even on the easiest setting, Audio and voice acting don't sound epic
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Overall 8
7.8
Value for money 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Funfactor 8
8.0

Ancient Wars: Sparta

ME Gamers
29 April 2007
  • Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Okay, so this game isn’t based on 300, but it’s nevertheless quite an epic beast in itself. Set in the lovely lands of Greece, the game features three main civilizations: the Spartans (altogether now – SPARTAAAA!), the Egyptians, and the Persians.
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PC Preview - 'Sparta: Ancient Wars'

WorthPlaying
18 April 2007
  • Summary: Sparta: Ancient Wars is based on the historical background of Spartans high culture, and not feature myths or legends, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new 3D engine.
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