Tag: Goshow

Gladiator Begins Review

Swords, Sandals and Stats

Gladiator Begins Screenshot

HIGH Improving my favorite sword and killing an opponent in two strikes.

LOW Taking humbling beatdowns from the Egyptian fighters.

WTF Why aren't there more bull, tiger and elephant battles?

Colosseum: Road to Freedom – Review

Swordfighting simulation is one of those creatures that developers have been trying to master for years, but have yet to satisfactorily tame. Generally these games try to skew towards one of two extremes: the more popular straight fighting games, which translate a few button presses into elaborate blade flourishes; and the rarer pure simulations, which ask players to recreate specific motions of swordfighting with their controllers.