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5.6 out of 10

Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance

An epic adventure set in ancient Rome, where warriors' fates are Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

One of Acclaim's Finest

George Rownd, Amazon
7 May 2004
  • Summary: In the past, Acclaim has made some really bad games and some really good games. This happens to be the latter of the two. After reading countless reviews for this game, I decided to give it a try. I found that the problems I had with this game are the same as everyone else, the camera is a little iffy, the game tends to slow down a little when there is a lot of action on the screen, and it's hard to change between enemies when fighting which can be fustrating.
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Overall 8
8.0

Maximus meets Double Dragon. . .

-- "--", Amazon
24 November 2003
  • Summary: Ancient Rome and its barbaric gladiatorial arenas have intrigued scholars of history and laymen alike for countless years. Films like "Sparticus," "Ben Hur," and the more recent "Gladiator" have captured this period, and the phenomenon of Roman gladiators, in exciting form, but video games have only just begun to jump on the bandwagon - which is strange, since the setting lends itself so incredibly well to the medium.
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Overall 8
8.0

Looks to be great

GDAWG, Amazon
1 August 2003
  • Summary: I've never played this game but I am really looking forward to October 17th (the release date). This game seems to be more like the real gladitorial battles than Gladius. I've played Gladius on a demo disc and I was really bored with it so I'm hoping this is more exciting. Although I haven't played it I've read the editorial review and it has a lot of cool features listed including: 1)"In-depth characterization and intelligent and exciting plotting" 2) " Variety of...
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Overall 8
8.0

One of Acclaim's Finest

R. JANKOWSKI "HORROR FAN", Amazon
7 May 2004
  • Summary: In the past, Acclaim has made some really bad games and some really good games. This happens to be the latter of the two. After reading countless reviews for this game, I decided to give it a try. I found that the problems I had with this game are the same as everyone else, the camera is a little iffy, the game tends to slow down a little when there is a lot of action on the screen, and it's hard to change between enemies when fighting which can be fustrating.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

Maximus meets Double Dragon. . .

-- "--", Amazon
24 November 2003
  • Summary: Ancient Rome and its barbaric gladiatorial arenas have intrigued scholars of history and laymen alike for countless years. Films like "Sparticus," "Ben Hur," and the more recent "Gladiator" have captured this period, and the phenomenon of Roman gladiators, in exciting form, but video games have only just begun to jump on the bandwagon - which is strange, since the setting lends itself so incredibly well to the medium.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

Looks to be great

GDAWG, Amazon
1 August 2003
  • Summary: I've never played this game but I am really looking forward to October 17th (the release date). This game seems to be more like the real gladitorial battles than Gladius. I've played Gladius on a demo disc and I was really bored with it so I'm hoping this is more exciting. Although I haven't played it I've read the editorial review and it has a lot of cool features listed including: 1)"In-depth characterization and intelligent and exciting plotting" 2) " Variety of...
  • Read full review