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 (5232)|
The Press Says
|Game Over Online||Xbox||Dec 18, 2003||87 out of 100||87|
|Game Over Online||GameCube||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|
|RPGFan||GameCube||Nov 06, 2003||83 out of 100||83|
|Gamesmania||PlayStation 2||Dec 02, 2003||82 out of 100||82|
|4Players.de||GameCube||Dec 26, 2003||82 out of 100||82|
|IGN||GameCube||Oct 28, 2003||8.1 out of 10||81|
|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)