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Conan

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
60
2.9
Xbox
63
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GameCube
...
2.9
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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 Choosing your difficulty.
Conan Windows Whatever lies at the end of this bridge, Conan is ready for it!
Conan Windows This beautiful palace has plenty of traps, dead ends and some of the toughest enemies in the game
Conan Windows Even the Cimmerian barbarian must take a break from all that fighting and hit the shops.

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 (5235)
Not even Arnold could save this one Windows Zovni (9360)
Fierce hack 'n slash goodness! Don't pass this one up! Windows kbmb (399)

The Press Says

Deaf Gamers Windows 2004 7.7 out of 10 77
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb, 2004 76 out of 100 76
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Xbox World Australia (XWA) Xbox Apr 25, 2005 70 out of 100 70
PC Action Windows Mar 12, 2004 70 out of 100 70
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Apr 17, 2004 67 out of 100 67
Gamesmania Xbox Mar 15, 2004 65 out of 100 65
GameCell UK Xbox 2004 5 out of 10 50
CanardPC Windows Mar 24, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 09, 2004 9 out of 20 45

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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 (9360)