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7.5 out of 10

Shadow of Rome

The year is 48 B.C. The grandeur of the Roman Empire has been ta Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

GamePro.com
6 May 2004
  • Summary: Judging from the demo fans of the classic hack'n slash formula have something big, and beautiful, to look forward too. Shadows of Rome promises to be an exilerating and gory excursion during the political strife caused by Ceasar's assassination. The game already looks great. Seeing the sun at high noon over the city of Rome, high cliffs, and dense forests would be enough to steal the show if that headless man wasn't so distracting.
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Overall 8
8.0

Blood, Gore and more blood...

TheReviewGuy, Dooyoo
19 April 2011
  • Summary: Shadow or Rome is one of the most gory games I have ever played. It's a great game but there are a few down sides. The enemies you will face take a lot of damage to die, so do you though. At first, you will start fighting in the arena, then you will take up on a Roman Warrior and fighting Gauls with team mates. You probably slash all the blood out of an enemies body before he dies. It does make the game interesting though, and it makes it more satisfying to kill enemies.
  • Pros: Satisfying fighting
  • Cons: Enemies take a lot of hits to die
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Overall 8
8.0

Wonderful

Scotty Apps "Scott", amazon.co.uk
6 May 2008
  • Summary: Where do I start?....WOW! I bought this game when it first came out on the ps2 and loved it, completed it fairly quickly and then did the usual and traded it in for another game when I had finished with it. Now approximately 2-3 years after its release I have bought it again...why? because most games coming out on the 360 at the minute are so utterly dissapointing.
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Overall 8
8.0

If you want blood you've got it.

Mr. L. C. Button "ashend10", amazon.co.uk
28 July 2007
  • Summary: There is a storyline to this game but who cares about that? Playing as Agrippa you get to fight hundreds of opponents in various arenas across the empire. There are different types of battles such as the basic Elimination (massacre) through to Beast Hunts, Team Battles, Sieges and the Boss Battles. At the Circus Maximus Agrippa competes in chariot races.
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Overall 8
8.0

Lend me your ears!

wenkinnoc, Dooyoo
30 May 2007
  • Summary: Shadow of Rome is the story of two young friends, the muscle-bound centurion Agrippa and the mild-mannered Octavianus, and when Julius Caesar is brutally murdered and Agrippa's father is accused of the crime, Agrippa ends up becoming a gladiator in a desperate plot to save his father. Meanwhile, Octavianus explores the machinations of the villians of the game , and with explores and uncovers conspiracy, corruption and intrigue to the highest levels of the Senate.
  • Pros: Gory, violent, long lasting, good replayability
  • Cons: maybe too violent for some, AI isnt the greatest/
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0

Shadow of Rome

UK Guest, Review Stop
3 August 2006
Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0

Shadow of Rome

UK Guest, Review Stop
3 August 2006
Overall 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
10

Gladitorial Blood Bath

liquidbur..., Ciao
9 May 2006
  • Excerpt: "Pre - Christian era Rome, we have seen the films, we know the locations, we know some of the things that went on but this game will open your mind even more and give you an insight to how brutal the roman gladiators were and how much they really cared about human life. The game centres around two main characters and play switches between the two of them, Agrippa is at first a Roman Centurian but after Caeser is murdered and Agrippa's father Vipsanious ...
  • Pros: Good Graphics, Mindless Violence, Brutal
  • Cons: Poor AI, Annoying at Some Parts
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0

Shadow of Rome

UK Guest, Review Stop
31 December 2005
Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0

Shadow of Rome

UK Guest, Review Stop
31 December 2005
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