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Throne of Darkness (Windows)

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ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
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72
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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 Each hero develops five primary statistics.
Throne of Darkness Windows Title screen
Throne of Darkness Windows Running headlong into an enemy fortification is a great way to get killed by a hail of arrows.
Throne of Darkness Windows As your characters upgrade their equipment, their look changes to match.

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
Gamesmania Nov 13, 2001 83 out of 100 83
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2001 79 out of 100 79
RPGDOT Nov 05, 2001 7.1 out of 10 71
JeuxVideoPC.com Apr 20, 2006 14 out of 20 70
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 28, 2001 14 out of 20 70
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Super Play Nov, 2001 6 out of 10 60
Game Over Online Jan 02, 2002 52 out of 100 52
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 4 out of 10 40

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
New Throne of Darkness Fanpages 2 Pseudo_Intellectual (44788)
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.

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Cor 13 (172526) added Throne of Darkness (Windows) on Oct 10, 2001