Mace: The Dark Age Ad Blurbs (Nintendo 64)

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Back of Box - Nintendo 64 (US):


    Forged in the fires of the Dark Ages, Mace is the hottest 3D fighting game ever! Each medieval character wields a weapon unique to their land of origin. Their only desire, inflict serious pain!

    • Astonishing 3D graphics with a deep, dark age.
    • Sixteen player-selectable characters, two amazing bosses and six hidden characters!
    • Tons of tasty combos and reversals with simple four-button controls (including the 3D Dodge button).
    • Become immersed in battle with complete 3D character movement!
    • Behold the interactive multi-level arenas, but beware of the deadly boundaries!

    Contributed by Zaibatsu (4500) on Aug 21, 2018.
    Wipe off your blade and get out of the arcades. Now you can take the Mace of Tanus home to your N64!

    In A.D. 1300, the sorcerer Asmodeus created the Mace of Tanus, a magical weapon that grants its wielder immortality and limitless power. While the Mace was created for the purpose of advancing civilization, its magic proved disastrous, for anyone who uses the weapon is fated to become addicted to its power. Now the greatest warriors from the four corners of the world have come together to fight for control the Mace of Tanus. The winner will challenge Asmodeus for control of the Mace, but a dark question is whispered in every medieval village and castle: Is it possible to defeat an immortal wizard possessed of unlimited power?

    Mace is a fully 3-D weapons-based tournament fighting game with characters and settings that blend themes from the Arabian Nights, medieval fantasy and Far East feudalism. The bigger-than-average roster features 12 regular and five hidden fighters. Play control is fast, with a fairly simple and straightforward combo engine. Tough-to-execute counterattacks play a big part in any winnings strategy.

    The pak's high point is its 3-D graphics. The camera fully revolves around the fighters, who must avoid lava, quicksand and other traps. Fighters can grab and throw vases, jars and other items. The spectacular special effects make good use of the N64's graphic capabilities.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (65852) on Jul 07, 2007.