King Arthur

  • King Arthur
79
Based on 15 scores, 16 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Refreshing new take on the Total War formula.
  • Captivating role playing with text quests for knights and unit leveling, Strategic innovations, such as victory locations on battlefields, Beautiful, detailed visuals that give a real English atmosphere.
  • Great visuals, Deep combat, RolePlaying aspects work.

Cons:

  • Much of the difficulty is factored in through a cheating AI.
  • Very hard even on the easiest difficulty setting, Campaign is unbalanced and rather haphazardly designed, Some overpowered units.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Gamers Daily News on 90

Remember that feeling of contentment you got from watching your Settlers go about building up the kingdom? Remember the excitement of micromanaging your peons to amass an army solely to crush your best friend in Warcraft? Your joy at first hearing...

By GameZone on 75

To say that King Arthur is a well-known character is like saying we need air to breathe. In fact, the good King has been the subject of so many books, movies, games, comic books, animated adventures and other media that it would be very difficult to...

By Gaming Daily on 78

It’s impossible to talk about King Arthur without making reference to it’s heritage, so it’s best to clarify from the start that Neocore’s fantasy epic is built around the familiar gameplay of Creative Assembly’s long running Total War series. The...

By Hooked Gamers on 80

When an unknown game developer announces a new game and labels it King Arthur, few people pay attention. When that same game is subtitled The Role-Playing Wargame however, many look up and wonder what the hell they are on about. It certainly stirred...

By Strategy Informer on 80

King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame is the latest project by little-known developer NeocoreGames - although judging by the quality on offer, their star may well be in the ascendency. As an ambitious mixture of RTS and RPG, its flaws are far...

By GameSpot on 70

Arthurian role playing is superior to the hit-and-miss strategizing in this hybrid epic about legendary Britain....

By Cheat Code Central on 86

Neocore Games didn't beat around the bush in coming up with an accurately descriptive title for King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame. The game beautifully blends some familiar and engaging war strategy genres into a powerful concoction that's...

By ZTGamerDomain.com on 80

A fantastic single player experience.King Arthur the Role Playing War Game is a mouthful to say the least. King Arthur as I'll now call it, is an epic RPG mixed heavily with hardcore Strategy in a hybrid that fell a bit short. While King Arthur is...

By ImpulseGamer on 80

Developer Neocore Games puts a larger twist on the King Arthur mythology. A game that can be viewed as a mix of elements. A war strategy game, a strategic sword and sorcery game, a war role playing game. When first playing the game and seeing some of...

International Review By dome.fi on

Ei nimi peliä pilaa, josei peli nimeä. King Arthur: The Role Playing Wargame meni ainakin allekirjoittaneelta aikanaan ohi, eikä vähiten kökön nimensä vuoksi. Onneksi virhe on mahdollista korjata...

International Review By Magnus.de on 80

Auf den ersten Blick erinnert "King Arthur" frappierend an Segas Strategie-Reihe "Total War". Ubisoft verquickt darin das rundenbasierte Agieren auf einer Übersichtskarte von Britannien mit hektischen Echtzeitschlachten, in denen gewaltige Heere...

International Review By OnlineWelten on 76

Auf den ersten Blick ist King Arthur ein weiterer dreister "Total War"-Klon. Wer genauer hinguckt, lernt die eigenen Ansätze aber zu schätzen. Die Mischung aus Echtzeitstrategie, Rundenstrategie und Rollenspiel geht auf und entfaltet einen...

International Review By Spieletest on 82

Hinter King Arthur versteckt sich eine kleine Highlightperle, denn die epischen Schlachten sind wunderschön dargestellt und wer mit Fantasieeinheiten kämpfen möchte, der bekommt hier die Gelegenheit dazu. Was man braucht ist eine Zeit zum...

International Review By GameCaptain on 73

King Arthur will ein Total War im Fantasy-Genre mit aufgebohrten Rollenspielelementen sein. Dieser Plan ist allerdings nur teilweise aufgegangen. Während der Strategieteil mit diesen Elementen und vor allem den Entscheidungsmöglichkeiten und...

International Review By Gameswelt.de on 80

Wohl keine Figur der abendländischen Kultur wurde so oft interpretiert und verwurstet wie König Artus....

International Review By Looki.de on 81

von Riad Oelschlägel King Arthur - The Roleplaying Wargame macht überraschend viel Spaß. Nicht nur an der meist liebevollen grafischen Aufmachung, sondern auch am ausgeklügelten Gameplay und der gut erzählten Geschichte wird...