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Gladius

A combination of tactical strategy and role-playing. We play one of the two different characters and join the fights organized in different types of arenas. The matches are played in turn-based system.

Strategy

Gladius cover

developer: LucasArts

publisher: LucasArts

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: split screen, players: 1-4

game release date:

28Oct2003

PS2 XBOX

03Nov2003

GCN

An Epic Gladiatorial Saga Comes to Life

The darkness of the Great War has passed and the lands of Gladius are peaceful once more. Now combat takes place only in the gladiator arenas, where schools from around the world compete for the title of Imperial Champions. Follow the grand saga of two young heroes, Ursula and Valens, as they recruit and train a team of warriors and compete in the gladiator games. Battle with deadly weapons and powerful magic as you learn vital combat tactics while you enhance and customize your own characters. Strategies are nearly endless, with 16 character classes and over 100 unique character types from which to choose.

But be warned. Evil is on the rise again.

And a new hero must step forward to vanquish the threat.

So train well, for the dark must not prevail.

System requirements

Sony PlayStation 2

Sony PlayStation 2

Uses: memory card

Nintendo GameCube

Nintendo GameCube

Uses: memory card

Roleplaying in turns – 25 best tactical RPGs
Roleplaying in turns – 25 best tactical RPGs

article 21 April 2017 17:05

As hack’n’slash constitutes one extremity of the RPG genre, its other side are the tactical RPGs, emphasizing complex, strategic battles played in turns. Here's a ranking of the 25 best tactical RPGs, according to our staff.

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