Smart, simple battle mechanics.
Factions and tech trees nicely illustrate some of the history of the Crusades.
Ability to manage armies and level up units.
Enjoyable blend of RPG mechanics.
Stability issues that need to be adressed quickly.
By Gaming Nexus on November 04, 2010
The Crusades are becoming an increasingly popular topic for gaming. As this reviewer lives under a rock, he has no idea why this might be so. As an era, the Crusades hold a lot of promise for a war game. Nobody does pointless, interminable wars...69
By IGN Gear on November 02, 2010
If you like the Total War series' real-time battles and were never a big fan of Civilization-style empire management, then Neocore's Lionheart: Kings' Crusade is built for you. It offers two campaigns set within the period of the Third...50
By GameSpot on October 22, 2010
Combining a serious focus on battlefield tactics with some enjoyable role playing makes Lionheart: Kings' Crusade a...75
By GameZone on October 09, 2010
Have you ever read the story of King Richard the Lionheart and his historical crusade against Saladin’s Saracen? Me neither, although the RTS from Paradox and Neocore almost had me tempted to open a history book. Paradox used much of Total...75
By Cheat Code Central on October 08, 2010
At first glance, Lionheart: Kings Crusade might appear a complete rip-off of the Total War series, but it isnt. Rather than providing a multi-faceted game involving combat, empire building, diplomacy, and huge maps, with timelines spanning...64
By Strategy Informer on October 08, 2010
Total War veterans that took a chance on last year's King Arthur: The Role-playing Wargame mostly came away pleasantly surprised at NeoCore games' enthusuastic and atmospheric take on the genre. The developer returns here to tell the tale of...85
By Hooked Gamers on October 08, 2010
Zoom out during a battle in Neocores newest title, Lionheart: Kings Crusade, and, if you didnt know any better, you might think you were playing an early Total War game. Both feature large-scale real-time tactical battles but Lionheart...83
By Gamers Daily News on October 08, 2010
SummaryOverall, the game feels similar to King Arthur the Role-playing Game yet manages to distance itself very easily. Many of the game’s mechanics and the general look and feel are right in line with Neocore’s previous title (but not in a...85
By Gameswelt.de on November 05, 2010
Nach King Arthur kehrt Neocore wieder zu seinen Anfängen zurück und nimmt sich ein weiteres Mal der Epoche der Kreuzzüge an....63
By GamingXP on October 24, 2010
Alles in allem ist „Lionheart Kings' Crusade“ ein ganz nettes Strategiespiel, dem es jedoch für meinen Geschmack sowohl an den wirklich strategischen Entscheidungen im Spiel, wie auch an einigen anderen Punkten, vom User- bis hin...71