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Archangel (Windows)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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The player takes on the role of Michael Travinsky, who doesn't remember a lot of things after the car accident. But the mysterious Lord of Light has a mission for him: to decide the fate of humanity. He also receives the ancient Sword of Light which is the most important weapon against evil. During the course of the game, he will visit three worlds (middle ages, the future of 2039 and the realm of darkness). Each world has its own set of characters and weapons.

Archangel is an action game with slight role-playing elements. Travinsky can explore the worlds freely, talk to other characters and take on various side quests. During fights, the focus of the game, he can either use a variety of standard weapons (melee and ranged) or special abilities (e.g. health regeneration, a shield or invisibility) which use up his spirit energy. This energy automatically refills over time, but is also required to use the powerful Sword of Light. He can also shapeshift into either a strong warrior or a sneaky ghost, but which one has to be chosen at the start of the game. Solving quests and killing enemies rewards experience points which are used to upgrade special abilities and the second form.


Archangel Windows The sniper rifle is pretty much mandatory now for action games.
Archangel Windows As you progress, you gain "Force Powers"... oops, I mean "Special Abilities".
Archangel Windows Okay, something bad happened here.
Archangel Windows Michael wakes up in a strange monastery...

Alternate Titles

  • "Архангел" -- Russian spelling
  • "Archangel: Die Verwandlung" -- German title

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The Press Says Dec 01, 2002 75 out of 100 75 Nov 07, 2002 73 out of 100 73
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Dec 06, 2002 70 out of 100 70
Gameswelt Sep 20, 2001 68 out of 100 68
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2002 68 out of 100 68
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Jan 07, 2003 68 out of 100 68 Oct 16, 2002 65 out of 100 65
PC Games (Germany) Oct 10, 2002 60 out of 100 60 Nov 20, 2002 9 out of 20 45
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apr, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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POMAH (31330) added Archangel (Windows) on Nov 22, 2002