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King Arthur

MobyRank MobyScore
GameCube
62
3.5
PlayStation 2
61
3.1
Xbox
65
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Description

King Arthur is a 3D action game based on the Jerry Bruckheimer film of the same name. Players can choose to play as Arthur, Lancelot, Tristan, Bors and Guinevere, each with their own attack moves and combos, and challenge friends through the multi-player combat option. Other game features include horseback combat levels and cutscenes that utilize footage from the movie.

Screenshots

King Arthur GameCube Transitions from movie to actual gameplay are quite impressive if not original.
King Arthur GameCube Game is nicely tuned to fit movie scenes that open every chapter in the story.
King Arthur GameCube Lancelot and Arthur usually face the enemy together, whether on foot or on horses.
King Arthur GameCube Arthur on lead, entering the enemy camp... soon to be surrounded.

Alternate Titles

  • "Le Roi Arthur" -- French title
  • "King Arthur: The Truth Behind the Legend" -- PAL title

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User Reviews

More action, violence, better music, but is quite off from the great elements of the film. GameCube Andrew Shepard (1231)

The Press Says

Gamesmania GameCube Feb 08, 2005 73 out of 100 73
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Nov 16, 2004 3.5 out of 5 70
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Dec 29, 2004 69 out of 100 69
IGN PlayStation 2 Nov 19, 2004 6.9 out of 10 69
IGN GameCube Nov 19, 2004 6.9 out of 10 69
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 29, 2004 6.4 out of 10 64
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Nov 16, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpy GameCube Nov 16, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
1UP GameCube Dec 13, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Jan 27, 2005 10 out of 20 50

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Trivia

Differences to the movie

Although they say in the intro of the game, "By 183 A.D the Roman Empire extended from Arabia to Britain", in the movie they say by 300 A.D.
Contributed to by Leah Emery (176)