Posted on Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 3:00 PM by Guest
Ubisoft has confirmed today that they will be releasing Spartacus Legends in early next year, which will tie in with the popular TV series based on the legendary gladiator. The series boasts more than 6 million viewers per episode, and is drawing towards its final season around the same time.
Gamers will have the option of chosing to play as the titular Spartacus, or as his rival Crixus, and there will be the option to create and customise your own character if you prefer not to follow their stories. It will feature training in the ludus (a gladiators training school), and some epic gladiator battles in the arenas where you can use a combination of skills to humiliate and dismember your opponents.
Star of the TV series Liam McIntyre has not only provided his likeness and voice to the game, he has also been involved with the game development himself, and provided feedback on early test versions of the game from a gamers perspective.
The game is also set to feature both offline and online multiplayer, and will rank players on online leaderboards. It will also feature customiseable skills for your fighter, and lots of blood and gore from the killing style you have chosen. Fans of the series and fans of hack-and-slash style games will be sure to have their appetites for blood fulfilled when the game arrives Q1 of 2013.
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