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Gladius
6.5 out of 10

Gladius

An epic gladiatorial saga comes to life. The darkness of the Read more

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Overall 7
7.0

Gladius

Fragland
27 May 2012
  • 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.
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Gladius – Review

GameCritics.com
1 July 2004
  • 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 .
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

RewiredMind.com
24 June 2004
  • 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...
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Gladius

swapgame
4 June 2004
  • 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.
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Overall 9
8.6
Features 10
9.5
Gameplay 10
9.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 8
7.5
Lifespan 8
8.0

Gladius

Gaming Target
5 December 2003
  • Summary: One of my friends said that Ralph Nader is ?like that guy in Gladiator.? Yeah, I don't know where he got that, either...
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Overall 8
8.1

PS2 Review - 'Gladius'

WorthPlaying
26 November 2003
  • 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.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 8
8.0
Multiplayer 9
8.5

Gladius

GamersHell.com
25 November 2003
  • 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.
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Review: Gladius (PS2)

Diehard GameFAN
23 November 2003
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.3
Gameplay 9
8.9
Graphics 9
8.6
Sound 9
8.5
Storyline 8
8.1
Control 9
8.7

Expert Review

RPGFan
7 November 2003
  • 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.
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Overall 9
8.6

Gladius

Playstation Illustrated
8 February 2002
  • 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.
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