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Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars
6.5 out of 10

Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars

In SpellForce II, the player takes over both roles of commander Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars

Fragland
1 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Spellforce 2 : Shadow Wars promises a unique mix of RTS and RPG. I’m always sceptical when I hear something like this, because with such a mix chances of disappointing both sides are very high. All the same you never know, so a little curious I started to play this game.
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VideoGamer.com
26 August 2007
  • Excerpt: I don't know about you, but when I hear hype about " genre-busting " titles, I always sneakily suspect that a development team has fudged a design document somewhere, couldn't decide whether their game was a fantasy RTS or a tactical RPG and have tried obfuscating the issue by saying that it...
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Overall 9
9.0

Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars

Just RPG
18 July 2007
  • Excerpt: SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars is the sequel to the generally well-received SpellForce . While taking from the general successes of the first outings mix of RTS and RPG elements, SpellForce 2 streamlines the system, making it much more accessible, and brings a fresh and enjoyable experience to the PC.
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Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars

NZGamer.com
4 December 2006
Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 8
8.3
Graphics 9
8.7
Sound 9
9.0
Storyline 7
7.0
Control 6
6.0

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RPGFan
24 August 2006
  • Excerpt: The first SpellForce title was quickly ignored by the American audience, while it sold fairly well in its native Europe. We at RPGFan dismissed the game as a failure to combine two genres: RPG and RTS. That, and the game was ridden with glitches.
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GameBump
2 August 2006

Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars

GameClubCentral
13 July 2006
  • Conclusion: In campaign mode, the player will have a chance to experience the strong and weak points of each and every faction.
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Overall 8
8.3

Expert Review

GamingNexus
27 June 2006
  • Summary: Despite its many flaws, I quite enjoyed the original Spellforce: Order of Dawn and its expansions. The attempted marriage of RTS and RPG genres succeeded much more than I had expected, although there were a good number of missteps that kept the original game from truly shining.
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Overall 10
9.5

PC Review - 'Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars'

WorthPlaying
5 June 2006
  • Summary: In SpellForce II the player takes over both roles - he is Commander of his troops and also a front fighting hero, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also leads armies as in an RTS.
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Overall 8
7.8

SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars

Auracore MediaWorks
5 June 2006
  • Summary: SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars is more than just a sum of its parts.
  • Pros: Graphics good for RTS; good RPG system; lots of gameplay; solid presentation.
  • Cons: Thin RTS system; awkward script; somewhat unoptimized graphics.
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