Excerpt: I took two years of Latin in high school only to hear the stories about how Romans lived and what they believed in, from the eruption of the Vesuvius in Pompei to the myths about gods and generals and the underworld, with as most memorable creature Cerberus, the three-headed hell dog.
Excerpt: After the surprising success of Ridley Scott's Gladiator , games set in the coliseum seem to be all the rage. A look back in the past year or so will reveal not only the lame chariot racer Circus Maximus , but also the forthcoming title Gladiator .
Excerpt: No, it’s okay, you’re not seeing things. I too thought it wasRussell Crowe of Gladiator fame adorning the cover of Lucasarts’ latest strategic role-playing adventure, Gladius. However, whilst Lucasarts’ effort exists within the Roman era, I assure you, the similarities end there… with the exception...
Excerpt: It's clear from the picture on the box that Gladius isn't a tribute to ancient air fresheners. More like Maximus Destructus or whatever he was called… Gladius features a lot of sword-swinging from main characters Ursula and Valens.
Excerpt: Genre: RPG Publisher: LucasArts Developer: Lucasarts Release Date: October 28, 2003 Buy 'GLADIUS': Xbox | GameCube | PlayStation 2 LucasArts is a development company that is not known for getting where it is by taking chances.
Excerpt: LucasArts have once again made one of those games that can keep you on your couch playing for a long time, if you're a turn-based RPG fan of course. Gladius is as a good as it looks! The game takes place in a world of ancient Roman themed gladiator stadiums.
Excerpt: Over the years, the Strategy RPG genre hasn’t been all that popular with the mainstream. Even amongst RPG fans, many prefer traditional RPGs to strategy RPGs. But as of late, there have been more of the strategy titles getting critical acclaim over traditional ones.
Excerpt: After the surprising success of Ridley Scott's Gladiator, games set in the coliseum seem to be all the rage. A look back in the past year or so will reveal not only the lame chariot racer Circus Maximus, but also the forthcoming title Gladiator.
Excerpt: Gladius boasts a nice 3D atmosphere while keeping things solidly rooted in a mostly 2D world. The view of the world you get when traveling from location to location is nicely detailed with plenty of landmarks and distinctive regional looks.