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The First Templar (Windows)

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In The First Templar the player takes the role of the French templar Celian of Aristide, who is on his life-quest to find the Holy Grail. During the course of the story, he also has to deal with other plot entanglements like a Saracen invasion and a big conspiracy against the templar order.

This game is designed for co-op play which means that the protagonist always fights together with a comrade (AI or another player), mostly Celian's daughter Marie. Most time is spend in melee fights against multiple enemies, in which the player has basically three moves at his disposal: a standard attack, blocking and a special attack which takes up "fervor" energy. The (single) player always has the opportunity to switch between the two characters, but this is only necessary when solving the few co-op based puzzles. In addition to the fighting sequences there are also trap courses and unforced stealth sections.

In every level there is a main goal and three bonus missions, which offer rewards like experience points and armor/weapon parts. The first are used to improve Celian's abilities and unlock new moves; the latter give new equipment.


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The Press Says

GameSpot May 18, 2011 7 out of 10 70
PC Games (Germany) May 14, 2011 65 out of 100 65 May 19, 2011 6.5 out of 10 65
GameStar (Germany) May 12, 2011 61 out of 100 61
INC Gamers May 26, 2011 6 out of 10 60
Game Watcher May 17, 2011 6 out of 10 60 May 09, 2012 11 out of 20 55
Cheat Happens Jun 11, 2011 5 out of 10 50 May 25, 2011 43 out of 100 43
GameZone Jun 03, 2011 3.5 out of 10 35


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Patrick Bregger (115735) added The First Templar (Windows) on Jul 16, 2011
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