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Throne of Darkness PC

Throne of Darkness is an action-RPG game, which is the responsibility of the Climax development team. The action was set in the world of Japanese mythology.

Action | fantasy | Samurai

PC / Windows
Throne of Darkness cover

developer: Climax Studios

publisher: Sierra

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1 - 8

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:

26September2001

Throne of Darkness is an action game with RPG elements, the story of which is set in feudal Japan. The player’s task is to defeat the Prince of Darkness and his army, either solo or as a leader of a party. We may lead a team of four samurai in search of evil and vengeance for killing Daimyo – the head of our clan. During our journey, which starts at the gates of our clan’s citadel and ends within the walls of Prince of Darkness’ castle, we have to face over 30 types of fantasy monsters inspired by Japanese mythology (such as undead warrior, terrifying demons and giant dragons). There are ten levels to complete overall, all with numerous side quests. The multiplayer mode allows the players to join forces against the Prince of Darkness or become the mentioned villain.

  • Seven samurai characters to choose from, each with different traits and attributes.
  • Over 30 advanced tactical commands.
  • Over 80 kinds of spells.
  • Possibility of crafting and naming magic weapons and armors.
  • Multiplayer mode for up to 8 players at the same time.
  • Three multiplayer modes, both for cooperation and competition.


Game score 7.525 / 10 calculated out of 476 players' votes.  

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains depictions of violence.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Pentium II 300MHz, 64MB RAM

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