Conan

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Windows
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Description

As Conan returns from another successful adventure, he finds that a band of masked warriors has destroyed his village and murdered his uncle, bad move. Now it's time for Revenge!

"Conan" is a 3D hack'n'slash action title which blends RPG elements by awarding experience points for each defeated enemy. Said points can be spent on a plethora of fighting skills which are then triggered via a simple combo system for spectacular results as you battle hordes of human warriors and supernatural monsters from beyond in your quest for revenge. Should you fall to a well placed blow, Conan offers you the chance to try and regain your honor in the domains of Crom, were a small arena fight can restore your honor and bring you back to life and continue the game or damn you to eternity should you fail.

Also available is a multiplayer Arena mode in which you can duke it out mano-a-mano with other human players as Conan or a selection of original characters. Features the original licensed soundtrack from the Conan movies by Basil Poledouris.

Screenshots

Conan Windows A scene from the game's cinematics, rendered in 3d engine
Conan Windows Close quarters battle, one on one
Conan Windows Another cultist goes down!
Conan Windows This ancient temple is riddled with traps and treasure

Alternate Titles

  • "科南:黑暗之斧" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Конан" -- Russian spelling
  • "Conan: The Dark Axe" -- Development title

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User Reviews

Conan the Clumsy Windows Terrence Bosky (5231)
Not even Arnold could save this one Windows Zovni (9332)
Fierce hack 'n slash goodness! Don't pass this one up! Windows kbmb (399)

Critic Reviews

Gamigo Xbox Apr 20, 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
Deaf Gamers Windows 2004 7.7 out of 10 77
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb, 2004 76 out of 100 76
N-Zone GameCube May 25, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Xbox World Australia (XWA) Xbox Apr 25, 2005 70 out of 100 70
Gamesmania.de Windows Mar 15, 2004 65 out of 100 65
GameCell UK Xbox 2004 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Apr 30, 2004 9 out of 20 45
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Jul 01, 2004 8 out of 20 40

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Trivia

Soundtrack

The soundtrack for Cauldron's Conan game can be downloaded from their site.

Information also contributed by Karthik KANE

Related Web Sites

  • Conan (Official Tri-lingual Website)
Contributed to by Karthik KANE (460) and Zovni (9332)