The Cursed Crusade

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In The Cursed Crusade the player takes the role of the knight Denz de Bayle who has a slight problem: he was subjected to a Templar curse which brings strength but dams him into hell over time. His quest is to find a cure and to do so he affiliates with crusaders where he gets to know Esteban Noviembre who has the same curse to bear. During the course of the game they will have to fight against an also cursed group with sinister plans. Noviembre is either controlled by the AI or another player.

The basic premise of this game is a traditional hack & slay: walking through linear levels and killing a lot of enemies with a focus on melee combat. But the curse gives de Bayle the ability to switch between the normal game world and a hell version. This has a few advantages: the heroes get stronger, have special attacks and can find collectibles. However, being in the hell world drains energy which is refilled by killing enemies. For every weapon there is a skill tree with combo attacks. Those are unlocked with victory points which are earned by solving the mission and finding the mentioned collectibles in hell or hidden treasure chests.


The Cursed Crusade PlayStation 3 After each mission, you will be awarded victory points based on what you did, which you can use for upgrading techniques.
The Cursed Crusade PlayStation 3 When in cursed mode, you can examine certain walls and gates to find them breakable.
The Cursed Crusade PlayStation 3 Finishing move will differ based on the weapon you're using and attack technique.
The Cursed Crusade PlayStation 3 Two-hand swords are some of the deadliest weapons to wield.

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GamingXP Xbox 360 Nov 05, 2011 70 out of 100 70
PCActu Windows Oct 24, 2011 7 out of 10 70 PlayStation 3 Nov 17, 2011 3 out of 5 60 Windows Nov 17, 2011 3 out of 5 60
ZTGameDomain Xbox 360 Oct 25, 2011 6 out of 10 60
Worth Playing Xbox 360 Oct 25, 2011 5.5 out of 10 55
Spazio Games Windows Nov 02, 2011 5 out of 10 50
Absolute Games ( Windows Nov 10, 2011 45 out of 100 45
Console Monster Xbox 360 Nov 17, 2011 30 out of 100 30 Xbox 360 Oct 07, 2011 2 out of 10 20


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