Throwback Entertainment, the owner of various titles such as Extreme G Racing
, have announced that they will be re-releasing a game that some will remember from the original Xbox. Initially released by Acclaim Entertainment, Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance
will be returning to the Xbox One.
Players will assume the role of Thrax, a deadly gladiator during the times of ancient Rome, learning to wield dangerous weaponry through combo attacks and blunt finishing moves in order to return Rome to its former glory.
According to Throwback Entertainment, Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance
•An advanced combat system that allows a huge variety of gladiatorial moves and multiple opponent targeting
•"Death Blows" - more than 60 gory killing moves based on authentic historical data
•A huge variety of opponents, including powerful gladiators and terrifying mythical monsters
•Scripted cameras and dynamic lighting, creating a truly cinematic gaming experience
•Amplified elements in combat mode, feature decapitation, fatal wounding, dismemberment and a dynamic "blood spray" system
•A diverse array of gladiatorial weaponry that expands through gameplay
No official release date has been announced, but the intense and bloody battles will commence on the Xbox One sometime this summer.
We don't have them yet, but we'll publish a story as soon as we pick up the Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance achievements.