The original Stronghold Crusader.
Stronghold Crusader was great six years ago.
The Extreme version.
90s era visuals.
Multiplied by 10,000.
Extreme difficulty will prove frustrating for most players.
Generic base building RTS structure and gameplay.
Dated visuals and sound.
By Computeractive on July 24, 2008
Good concepts, poor...40
By GameZone on July 21, 2008
This edition of Stronghold Crusaders is one of those games that leaves us to wonder, what were they thinking? If I liked a game in the past, I’m going to like it now, but even so there should be improvements. This is not to say that there should...50
By Games Radar on July 11, 2008
Hold on a minute, haven’t we been here before? Yes, it’s slowly coming back to us. In 2002 Firefly’s Stronghold Crusader was heralded as one of the finest RTS castle-building games in the business. Now we have Stronghold Crusader...40
By GWN on July 01, 2008
Though dated, Stronghold Crusader is a worthy addition to any RTS fans library. The Extreme version feels like a badly balanced fan mod, good for 15 minutes of mindless pleasure, or maybe more if youve wrung every drop of goodness from the original...75
By Expert Reviews on July 01, 2008
Stronghold Crusader Extreme is ostensibly a re-release of the 2002 real-time strategy game Stronghold Crusader, but with additional battles and a challenging new campaign. As the king of a medieval town, you must build up a thriving community and...40
By GameSpot on June 23, 2008
Old and almost impossible, Stronghold Crusader Extreme is hard to recommend even to diehard fans of this RTS series....35
By 1UP on June 03, 2008
Other than the fact that you can wage 10,000-unit battles, don?t expect much difference between Stronghold Crusader Extreme and the regular, nonextreme Stronghold Crusader. Sure, you get a bunch of new maps, but (due to the resource-gathering nature...31
By Strategy Informer on May 13, 2008
From a technical point of view not much has really changed as far as the graphical nature of the game. There are new unit types and the engine can handle upto about 10,000 units without complete barrage. The images are a bit dated, but still fun and...85
By Gamezoom.net on July 29, 2008
Stronghold Crusader „Extreme“: Die Grafik ist einfach unglaublich veraltet und hat nichts mehr auf aktuellen Systemen verloren, der Sound wirkt spartanisch, das Gameplay geht gerade noch in Ordnung, wenn man vom Schwierigkeitsgrad absieht,...50