Single-player video game
| 7.1/10 |
Hack and slash
| Throwback Entertainment|
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Acclaim Entertainment, Software Creations
Acclaim Entertainment, Throwback Entertainment
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Gladiator: Sword Of Vengeance is a hack and slash video game developed by Acclaim Studios Manchester and published by Acclaim Entertainment. The game was released for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and PC in 2003. A Nintendo GameCube version was cancelled. During development, the game was titled "I Gladiator". Throwback Entertainment acquired the rights to several of Acclaim's properties in 2006, including Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance.
On May 6, 2015, during Microsoft's IGNITE conference, it was announced that Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance would be made available on Xbox One and the Windows and Windows Phone stores later in 2015. The game was eventually re-released on the Windows Store on December 20, 2016 for Windows 10, and iOS 10 Stickers for iMessage were released on the App Store on December 9, 2016.
On February 1, 2017, Throwback Entertainment brought Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance to the Steam store. Integrated achievements, badges, and cloud save support were added as special features, which is a unique feature set for a ported title.
The game received "mixed or average reviews" on all platforms according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.
Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance Wikipedia