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Conan

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
68
3.2
Xbox 360
70
3.3

Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    Conan is an all-new action combat game featuring a story of adventure, true evil, and brutal, visceral combat. The game follows the journey of Conan the Cimmerian as he fights an epic battle against a variety of enemies and an elusive evil power that threatens to consume the world. Using anything and everything at his disposal, including hand-to-hand weapons, objects in the environment, and powerful elemental magic, Conan takes the fight to his enemies across the massive continent of Hyborea.

    • Intense combat action: Playing as Conan, use an incredibly deep and gratifying combat system that provides a variety of fighting styles to battle enemies. Utilizing multiple movement trees, string together combos and fight foes using grappling moves, hand-to-hand combat, swordplay, and dual-wielded attacks. Over 20 swords, axes, halberds, shields, and spears can be picked up off enemy corpses.
    • Interactive environments: Highly interactive combat locales and a real-time physics engine allows you to pick up any weapon, shield or torch, in sight. Use the environment to your advantage in combat, crushing foes with falling pillars or throwing them onto spikes.
    • Cinematic gameplay experience: Thanks to the power of next-generation hardware, the game takes advantage of next generation cinematic graphics, special effects, lighting and shaders. Dozens of independently acting A.I. enemies participate onscreen at once.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (13018) on Sep 09, 2010.

www.thq-games.com - Playstation 3:
    Conan is an action adventure game featuring a story of epic brutality, sheer evil and visceral combat within an expansive fantasy setting. Follow the journey of Conan the Cimmerian as he fights a vicious battle against a variety of enemies and an elusive power that threatens to consume the world.

    Using everything at his disposal, including deadly weapons and environmental objects, Conan must destroy everything in his path as he traverses unique realms within the Hyborian world.

    • Intense action combat: Utilise a deep and gratifying combat system that offers a variety of fighting styles to battle enemies.

    • String together combos and fight foes using grappling moves, hand-to-hand combat, sword fighting and duel-wield attacks

    • Highly interactive combat locations and real-time physics

    • A truly cinematic gameplay experience, complete with innovative special effects, lighting and a powerful, epic soundtrack, capturing the essence of the Conan universe

    Contributed by DreinIX (9422) on Jan 07, 2009.