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Shadow of Rome (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Shadow of Rome is set in 44 B.C. in Ancient Rome - a stunning yet brutal time when the republic had grown to be the dominating cultural force in the Western world. However, the Senate's rule began to cast a dark shadow on Rome's former glory as corruption and war-bred despair led to the rise of Julius Caesar, who exuded a confidence that would rally the people and lead them from turmoil. Then on the Ides of March Caesar was brutally assassinated in an act that changed the face of the Western world forever. Join Agrippa the Centurion and Octavianus, the stealthy brain, in an action/stealth game that goes deep into this conspiracy and to the heart of danger in an attempt to clear Vipsanius, Agrippa's father from the wrongful accusation of Caesar's murder.

Screenshots

Shadow of Rome PlayStation 2 Chapter info giving you some general clues and pointers.
Shadow of Rome PlayStation 2 Main Title/Main Menu
Shadow of Rome PlayStation 2 Measuring strength in hope to find a weak spot.
Shadow of Rome PlayStation 2 Secret garden behind the Sextus' office

Alternate Titles

  • "罗马之影" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Almost perfect MAT (71409) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars
The first must have of 2005 shines in the shadow of rome Jason S (7) unrated

The Press Says

Gamesmania Jan 27, 2005 81 out of 100 81
4Players.de Feb 05, 2005 79 out of 100 79
IGN Feb 04, 2005 7.6 out of 10 76
1UP Feb 08, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 04, 2005 15 out of 20 75
GameZone Feb 08, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Gameplanet Mar 21, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpy Feb 07, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
The Video Game Critic Feb 27, 2005 B- 67
Game Revolution Feb 10, 2005 C 50

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Trivia

One could notice a fine line of similarities between this game and the Gladiator movie (2000) with Russell Crowe, from main character to other characters and events that take place. Enough to make you wonder if developers of this game were inspired by the movie.

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Jason S (7) added Shadow of Rome (PlayStation 2) on Feb 11, 2005