Conclusion: The series, as a whole, has a unique style of gameplay. The combat is fluid and excellent, the battles are exciting and huge, and the campaign is extremely loose and open. It’s technically an action RPG, but the series as a whole almost defies classification.
Conclusion: There is unfortunately a fair bit of wasted potential in this game, but that's not to say that Mount & Blade isn't good. For those who are more into the 'Indie' PC Gaming scene, then this is probably one of the better titles out there.
Excerpt: Often branded as strategy games or simulations, sandbox games featuring an open world with addicting excuses to spend dozens of hours roaming them used to be a PC staple. This type of game includes nearly anything with "tycoon" or "sim" in the title, as well as one of the highlights of PC gaming's...
Excerpt: Mount & Blade is a medieval RPG where you take on the role of a person with no loyalties. You are of many backgrounds, good and bad. Your life turns around one day, but you find yourself changing to a life of carnage.
Excerpt: Mount & Blade had been under independent development (and available for beta purchase) for several years by a Turkish man and wife. Their concept is simple, letting you experience fantasies of medieval grandeur while successfully encompassing a range of game mechanics.
Excerpt: Mount & Blade (PC) System Requirements PC with 512 MB of RAM Graphics card with at least 64 MB memory Windows 98/2000/ME/XP/Vista 700 MB of hard disk space Role Playing Games are my favorite genre by far.
Conclusion: Considering its lackluster visuals, Mount and Blade is suprisingly addictive. The combination of exhilarating mounted combat and an open sandbox world will keep players coming back for more.