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)
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|Put the lightsaber away, fanboy, and pick up a real blade.||PlayStation 2||Terrence Bosky (5237)|
The Press Says
|Game Chronicles||GameCube||Dec 01, 2003||9.3 out of 10||93|
|GameLemon||PlayStation 2||May 26, 2004||8.8 out of 10||88|
|Game Over Online||PlayStation 2||Dec 18, 2003||87 out of 100||87|
|GameZone||GameCube||Nov 19, 2003||8.5 out of 10||85|
|1UP||GameCube||May 09, 2004||8.5 out of 10||85|
|4Players.de||Xbox||Dec 26, 2003||83 out of 100||83|
|IGN||Xbox||Oct 29, 2003||8.3 out of 10||83|
|RPGFan||Xbox||Nov 06, 2003||83 out of 100||83|
|GameSpy||GameCube||Nov 26, 2003||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Xbox||Nov 24, 2003||15 out of 20||75|
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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)