Lionheart: Kings Crusade

  • Lionheart: Kings Crusade
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  • 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.


  • Unimaginative multiplayer.
  • Occasional crashes.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Gaming Nexus on 69

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...

By on 50

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 Crusade with...

By GameSpot on 75

Combining a serious focus on battlefield tactics with some enjoyable role playing makes Lionheart: Kings' Crusade a...

By GameZone on 75

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 War’s...

By Cheat Code Central on 64

At first glance, Lionheart: King’s Crusade might appear a complete rip-off of the Total War series, but it isn’t. Rather than providing a multi-faceted game involving combat, empire building, diplomacy, and huge maps, with timelines spanning across...

By Strategy Informer on 85

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 Richard...

By Hooked Gamers on 83

Zoom out during a battle in Neocore’s newest title, Lionheart: Kings’ Crusade, and, if you didn’t know any better, you might think you were playing an early Total War game. Both feature large-scale real-time tactical battles but Lionheart isn’t as...

By Gamers Daily News on 85

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 recycled...

International Review By on 63

Nach King Arthur kehrt Neocore wieder zu seinen Anfängen zurück und nimmt sich ein weiteres Mal der Epoche der Kreuzzüge an....

International Review By GamingXP on 71

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 zum etwas...

International Review By Skillpoint on 40

För två veckor sedan diskuterade jag och Sebastian strategispel i Skillpod 002, bland annat med anledning av Civilization V som då nyss släppts. Jag hade vid tillfället nyss mottagit Lionheart Kings’ Crusade som ligger på en av de yttre kanterna inom...

International Review By GameCaptain on 81

Lionheart ist ein ordentlicher Nachfolger für und . Die Rollenspielelemente sorgen für viele taktische Möglichkeiten und können auch motivieren. Grafisch kann Lionheart auch wieder punkten und insgesamt ist die Bedienung ebenfalls in Ordnung....