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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 As your characters upgrade their equipment, their look changes to match.
Throne of Darkness Windows Teleport stones connect the castles and wilderness and speed long distance travel.
Throne of Darkness Windows The seven heroes together in the opening cinematic.
Throne of Darkness Windows A few lava bursts can brighten any gloomy cavern and take care of your Oni problems.

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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

Critic Reviews

PC Zone Benelux Nov, 2001 88 out of 100 88
Svenska PC Gamer Nov, 2001 85 out of 100 85
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Oct 03, 2001 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 2001 73 out of 100 73
RPGDOT Nov 05, 2001 7.1 out of 10 71
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 28, 2001 14 out of 20 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Nov 30, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpy Oct 19, 2001 68 out of 100 68
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 4 out of 10 40

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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.

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Unicorn Lynx (174057) added Throne of Darkness (Windows) on Oct 10, 2001