Gladius (Xbox)

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Description

Gladius is a turn-based gladiatorial RPG. Players try to build a championship gladiator school by gaining experience through fighting battles in the arenas, and recruiting new members.

From the manual:"The story of Gladius starts just as two schools begin the pursuit of the Championship. It follows the epic saga of two young heroes: Ursula, daughter of the barbarian king from the land of Nordagh; and Valens, the son of Imperia's greatest gladiator. Become one of these characters and embark upon a spectacular and brutal journey to fulfill their destinies to keep the world from heading into another disastrous war."

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Gladius Xbox Get knocked out outside in the wilderness and its death!
Gladius Xbox You have to knock down statues to win in some games
Gladius Xbox Other arenas are very cramped
Gladius Xbox The world map is how you move to different arenas

Alternate Titles

  • "角斗士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2003 9.25 out of 10 92
Game Over Online Dec 18, 2003 87 out of 100 87
GameSpot Oct 27, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
4Players.de Dec 26, 2003 83 out of 100 83
IGN Oct 29, 2003 8.3 out of 10 83
RPGFan Nov 06, 2003 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution Nov, 2003 B 75
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 24, 2003 15 out of 20 75
GamePro (US) Oct 27, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Super Play Nov, 2003 3 out of 10 30

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Title translation

Gladius means sword in Latin. The term is often used to indicate the short sword used by Roman legionaries.

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John A Hancock (155) added Gladius (Xbox) on Jan 26, 2004
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