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Mount & Blade

War has come down on Caldaria. Mercenaries, cutthroats, knights Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Mount and Blade Warband: Napoleonic Wars – PC Game Review

Armchair General
1 June 2012
  • Excerpt: As you march toward the enemies of the French Empire, shells begin exploding nearby. However, the reassuring tune of the fife and drum corps gives you the spirit to continue advancing. A few moments later, the man next to you is killed by a jager our commander orders a bayonet attack and you surge towards the Prussians, fueled by a mixture of hate, fear, and love for the Emperor Napoleon!
  • Pros: Wide variety of units, abilities, game modes
  • Cons: Steep learning curve, multiplayer only
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Overall 7
7.3

Mount & Blade

Strategy Informer
6 October 2011
  • 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. Even those who are more a general PC game, this is well worth the try. Its fresh and dynamic view on medieval gameplay, as well as the fantasy setting (minus the clichéd elves and magic) make it a true gem.
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Overall 8
8.3

Mount and Blade: Warband – PC Game Review

Armchair General
20 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Many players choose to focus on mounted combat because they enjoy the thrill of crashing into enemy hordes. Mount & Blade: Warband gives players the long-awaited chance to test their mettle against other heroes. For those unfamiliar with award-winning independent game, Mount & Blade and the new Warband expansion focus on the fictional medieval world of Calradia.
  • Cons: : Little improvement in graphics
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Overall 7
7.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 6
6.0
Storyline 4
4.0
Originality 8
8.0

Feudalism 101

RPGamer
1 March 2010
  • 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 past, Pirates! .
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Overall 7
7.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0
Control 8
8.0
Addiction 7
6.8

Mount & Blade Review

Cheat Code Central
20 January 2010
Overall 7
7.2

Mount & Blade Napoleonic Wars

ccgr.org
21 November 2009
  • Excerpt: I have been a fan of the story-less Mount & Blade series since it first came out.  I liked how you could do whatever you wanted to make money and thrive in the medieval time period.    The Napoleonic Wars DLC expansion takes place in the 19th century, and offers many new features to the multiplayer battlefields.  Several new weapons and artillery have been added, but the swords are still there for stubborn gamers like me.
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Overall 8
7.5

Mount and Blade

gamerlimit.com
2 September 2009
  • 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.
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Overall 8
7.5

PC Review - 'Mount & Blade'

WorthPlaying
23 May 2009
  • Summary: Mount & Blade is a single-player, third- or first-person action/role-playing game with a focus on medieval combat.
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Overall 8
7.7

Mount & Blade

Auracore MediaWorks
12 December 2008
  • Summary: A simple title for a medieval war game that's anything but.
  • Pros: Great battle system; large world; variety of things to do; diverse character customization options.
  • Cons: Really dated graphics and audio; issues with AI; low variety of locations.
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Overall 7
7.2
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 7
6.8
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 7
7.0

Expert Review

EGC GAMES
10 November 2008
  • Excerpt: Enter the realms of Calradia! In Mount & Blade, the player is called upon to create his/her character and venture forth in the continent of Calradia. A place ravaged by war and conflict among five kingdoms offering promises of rich, fame and fortune. Surprisingly enough, there isn’t a background story in Mount & Blade, meaning that it’s an open world game.
  • Pros: Compelling combat mechanics, intuitive interface, the most accurate horseback combat, very good sound effects, compelling soundtrack, limitless replayability, modding community.
  • Cons: Dated graphics, absense of voice-acting, a few glitches here and there.
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