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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 Upon death, Conan must please Crom in combat for a second chance at life.
Conan Windows Another cultist goes down!
Conan Windows Conan, uppercutting a member of an evil cult.
Conan Windows After killing a creature (in this case a wolf) you gain experience.  That's that sparkly stuff, there.

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 (5222)
Not even Arnold could save this one Windows Zovni (9316)
Fierce hack 'n slash goodness! Don't pass this one up! Windows kbmb (399)

Critic Reviews

N-Zone GameCube May 25, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar, 2004 73 out of 100 73
PC Action Windows Mar 12, 2004 70 out of 100 70
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Apr 17, 2004 67 out of 100 67
Gamesmania.de Windows Mar 15, 2004 65 out of 100 65
PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 25, 2004 65 out of 100 65
Gamesmania.de Xbox Mar 15, 2004 65 out of 100 65
CanardPC Windows Mar 24, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Jolt (UK) Xbox Apr 13, 2004 4.6 out of 10 46
Joystick (French) Windows Apr, 2004 3 out of 10 30

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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 John Chaser (459) and Zovni (9316)