Summary: I found this game rather entertaining. It doesn't have: complex puzzles if you're into that. the most amazing storyline It does have: Simple hack and slash fun. enough changes in mission, level style, enemies, bosses and weapons to keep you entertained. (my personal favourite was the dual blades (i forget their name) but it was most entertaining using up your power build up thing (it's been a while since i played) and then unleashing it with the blades and decapitating...
Excerpt: Spartan Total Warrior is an action game developed by Sega for the Playstation 2. The story follows a Spartan warrior who is fighting against the armies of Rome to defend his homeland, the Gods are on your side however and Ares promises to aid you in your struggle against the Roman army.
Summary: When i first got this, it seemed relatively fun. After a while though it gets quite boring despite killing horders of Romans and other creatures. You don't really need to put much effort into it, except from Boss battles, etc. The thing that i think makes it good is the range of Mythological creautres such as the Minotaur. If i would improve one thing it would to have a mission without actually killing. Because, they seem to of got alot of Kill,Kill,Kill chapters in it.
Summary: Once played i was hooked. The graphics are good but not spectacular. The missions get progressively trickier and although hard in some places, this stops you finishing the entire game too quickly. During the game you fight dozens of Romans, skeleton warriors, zombies and big troll-like creatures. In the end scenes you battle progressively more difficult baddies/monsters and need to find their individual weaknesses in order to progress. Really enjoyed this one.
Doesn't hold a candle to God of War, but it's still very good in it's own right.
Stunt 101, Dooyoo
3 September 2007
Excerpt: I’m sure many PC gamers who play Real-Time Strategy games (historical games in particular) have heard of the Total War games. The series started back in 2000, and since has been one of the definitive PC strategy games, along with Command and Conquer and Rise of Nations. Now, the developer of the series, Creative Assembly, try their hand at console gaming. No, this is not a strategy game-this is a pure hack and slash game.
Summary: When i bought this game all i wanted was a game that was all about running around killing lots of bad guys with medievil weapons, this game fitted the bill perfectly. it may not be historically factual but when there is a hundred badies surrounding you thats the last thing on your mind. the controls are easy to pick up which also makes this game ideal for a bit of fun after the pubs shut as mates can pick it up and go on a kill frenzy straight away.
Excerpt: This is one of the most original games i have found on the PS2. Developed by the same team that create Rome:Total War, it retains most of the action parts. To acheive this, it does however, lose alot of the stragegy element of the game. BUT, wait, this actually works in favour for this game, as it makes it much more suited to the console.
A spin out action adventure game from the Total War series.
11 September 2006
Excerpt: Game Info Genre = Action Adventure Developer = Creative Assembly Publisher = Sega Players = 1 Player Online = No Age = 15+ Memory Usage = 175KB Minimum Released = 7 October 2005 --------------------------------------------------------------- ==HISTORY== Creative Assembly was created by Tim Ansell in 1987, a games developer based in Sussex in the UK.
Excerpt: This game sees you battling the Roman Empire on behalf of the Spartans and for some reason your character has no name other than Spartan. In the game you are tasked with getting vengeance for the God of War Aries against the Roman invaders and if successful you will receive the favour of the Gods. This game is quite an entertaining bash and slash style action game which is only let down by some pretty awful dialogue and a musical score which is just terrible.