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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.


Conan Windows A scene from the game's cinematics, rendered in 3d engine
Conan Windows Even the Cimmerian barbarian must take a break from all that fighting and hit the shops.
Conan Windows Now that's what Conan calls "dogfighting"
Conan Windows Typical loading screen.

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 (5234)
Not even Arnold could save this one Windows Zovni (9350)
Fierce hack 'n slash goodness! Don't pass this one up! Windows kbmb (399)

The Press Says

Gamigo Xbox Apr 20, 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
N-Zone GameCube May 25, 2004 73 out of 100 73
PC Action Windows Mar 12, 2004 70 out of 100 70 Windows Mar 12, 2004 69 out of 100 69 Xbox Apr 17, 2004 67 out of 100 67 PlayStation 2 Apr 17, 2004 67 out of 100 67
Gamesmania Xbox Mar 15, 2004 65 out of 100 65
Gamesmania Windows Mar 15, 2004 65 out of 100 65 Windows Mar 28, 2006 12 out of 20 60 PlayStation 2 Apr 30, 2004 9 out of 20 45


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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 (9350)