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Dark Messiah: Might and Magic - Elements (Xbox 360)

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Dark Messiah of Might and Magic: Elements is a console-exclusive updated version of the PC game Dark Messiah of Might and Magic. The game has been modified to be suitable for gamepad control (including the addition of a lock-on feature), and has tweaked level design and new statistics. It also adds four new levels to the single player campaign.

For the multiplayer part of the game, several new maps are available and the maps and gameplay from the PC version has been remade. The game can be played by up to ten players over Xbox Live.

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4Players.de Feb 15, 2008 80 out of 100 80
Gamesmania Feb 20, 2008 78 out of 100 78
Game Captain Feb 20, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Xboxdynasty (XD) Feb 18, 2008 6.9 out of 10 69
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Feb 08, 2008 5.9 out of 10 59
Computer Bild Spiele Mar 05, 2008 3.23 out of 6 55
Extreme Gamer Feb 27, 2008 5.3 out of 10 53
Gamezoom Mar 21, 2008 52 out of 100 52
Thunderbolt Games Apr 24, 2008 5 out of 10 50
GameSpy Feb 14, 2008 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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Trivia

German version

In the German version nearly all blood effects, the flash of lights when hurting enemies, decapitations, and enemies burning to death when killed with fire were removed. Nearly all enemies disappear instantly after death - and the corpses of the few which don't (in addition to corpses which belong to the level design) can't be interacted with. This also means that an enemy type is missing: in the original version necromancers can bring corpses back to life. Another change relates to two spells: after using telekinesis on an enemy it is not possible to shove him and frozen enemies can't be killed. A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

Violence

In comparison to the PC version, there are some differences regarding violence: when hurting an enemy a flash of light covers up the blood, all cut off limbs except heads were removed and the corpses of burned enemies don't have a special texture.

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Kabushi (127053) added Dark Messiah: Might and Magic - Elements (Xbox 360) on Mar 13, 2008