DescriptionGladius is a turn-based gladiatorial RPG. Players try to build a championship gladiator school by gaining experience through fighting battles in the arenas, and recruiting new members.
From the manual:"The story of Gladius starts just as two schools begin the pursuit of the Championship. It follows the epic saga of two young heroes: Ursula, daughter of the barbarian king from the land of Nordagh; and Valens, the son of Imperia's greatest gladiator. Become one of these characters and embark upon a spectacular and brutal journey to fulfill their destinies to keep the world from heading into another disastrous war."
- "角斗士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
Part of the Following Group
|Put the lightsaber away, fanboy, and pick up a real blade.||PlayStation 2||Terrence Bosky (5231)|
|Game Informer Magazine||Xbox||Oct, 2003||9.25 out of 10||92|
|GameLemon||Xbox||May 26, 2004||8.8 out of 10||88|
|GameLemon||GameCube||May 26, 2004||8.8 out of 10||88|
|1UP||GameCube||May 09, 2004||8.5 out of 10||85|
|GameZone||PlayStation 2||Nov 04, 2003||8.2 out of 10||82|
|4Players.de||PlayStation 2||Dec 26, 2003||81 out of 100||81|
|GameSpy||PlayStation 2||Nov 07, 2003||80|
|N-Zone||GameCube||Feb 13, 2004||78 out of 100||78|
|Diehard GameFan||PlayStation 2||Nov 23, 2003||6.65 out of 10||66|
|Super Play||Xbox||Nov, 2003||3 out of 10||30|
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Title translationGladius means sword in Latin. The term is often used to indicate the short sword used by Roman legionaries.
Related Web Sites
- "Building Rome" (GiN interviews Robert Blackadder of LucasArts "about how Gladius came into being, and of LucasArts new diverse portfolio.")
- Wikipedia: Gladius (Information about Gladius at Wikipedia)