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Throne of Darkness (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
72
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3.8
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Description

Evil is in the land of Yamato. Zanshin, the horrible demon, is unleashed and seeks to destroy the land and to kill its inhabitants, commanding a horde of zombies and skeletons. Seven samurai warriors, all of them under your command, have to stop the demon.

Throne Of Darkness is an action-RPG very similar to Diablo. The combat is action-based: left-click to hit the enemy, right-click to use a spell. Unlike Diablo, it is a party-RPG and its events take place in Japan of the Middle Ages.

Screenshots

Throne of Darkness Windows Teleport stones connect the castles and wilderness and speed long distance travel.
Throne of Darkness Windows A few lava bursts can brighten any gloomy cavern and take care of your Oni problems.
Throne of Darkness Windows ...but in case you forgot it, you can always check your quest log
Throne of Darkness Windows Employing one of the tactical schemes

Alternate Titles

  • "黑暗王座" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Hei'an Wangzuo" -- Chinese title
  • "7 Самураев" -- Russian spelling
  • "7 Samuraev" -- Russian title

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User Reviews

A dreadfully lame attempt at a "Diablo-killer" weregamer (157) 1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars

The Press Says

Game Revolution Oct 01, 2001 A- 91
Game industry News (GiN) 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Zone Benelux Nov, 2001 88 out of 100 88
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2001 87 out of 100 87
Svenska PC Gamer Nov, 2001 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania Nov 13, 2001 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Oct 15, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpy Oct 19, 2001 68 out of 100 68
Super Play Nov, 2001 6 out of 10 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
New Throne of Darkness Fanpages 2 Pseudo_Intellectual (43947)
Jun 19, 2010

Trivia

The title of the game is probably a homage to the movie "Kumonosu jo" (Throne of Blood) by the famous Japanese director, Akira Kurosawa.

Related Web Sites

Oleg Roschin (164863) added Throne of Darkness (Windows) on Oct 10, 2001