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IGN reviews Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War

The Hundred Years' War, the brutal, tragic conflict between England and France over claims to the French throne, is a subject greatly lauded and retold in fiction, film and (perhaps more recently) videogames. KOEI has entered the ranks of those that attempt to capture and depict these exhausting, blood-soaked times with Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War, its newest title developed by Omega Force. While it suffers from a number of serious problems that many other KOEI games face, Bladestorm is surprisingly enjoyable. Were it not for the technical and presentation-oriented flaws that plague it, this could be one of the best KOEI games IGN has seen in a while, delivering a refreshingly different experience than the Dynasty Warriors series, which has been intensely stale as of late.

Overall score: 6.5/10

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Tarmgar3454d ago

Love Dyanasty Warrior and I loved the demo for this game. Can't wait to buy it.

angel6043454d ago

yeah i really liked the demo too..but ill probably getting this down the road especially since i just got cod4 and assassins creed is this week

wh0am13454d ago

the demo was pretty generic IMO
there were some squad mechaincs that seemed fun
but i just couldnt get into it

esreveR3454d ago

It's such an interesting point in history, I might just have to rent this and give it a shot.

BlazinEurasian3454d ago

That review was had poor gramar, vocabulary, and use of italics. Also it doesnt really mention whats wrong with the game, it just says 'there are a lot of problems'. Last time I criticized IGN N4G deleted my comment. Lets see if it happens again.

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