SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars Review
SpellForce 2's intriguing mix of gameplay styles makes for a great divergence from the archetypal real-time strategy game.
If you've played Spellforce 1: The Order of Dawn, you won't be hugely surprised by Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars, which is a good thing, because the original did a lot of things right. Mostly what it needed was some rounding... Read Full Review23 of 26 users found the following review helpful
INTRO:SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars was a vast improvement over its very flawed predecessor, the first SpellForce game. Developer JoWood deserves credit for learning from its past experiences, but this kudos would be diluted... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
"Aren't you cold?" - Jared INTRO: The first Spellforce was an ambitious game – perhaps too ambitious. It was not the first game to try to pair role-playing elements with typical strategy gameplay, but it was more ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
SpellForce is a pretty unique game that combining RTS and RPG. The theme of this game is a bit like Warcraft III, but I think this game better in almost every category. Warcraft was a classic RTS without any innovation b... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Going into Spellforce 2, I was pleasantly surprised in the beginning. It seemed to be quite similar to the Orc campaign from WC3:FT, which I absolutely loved in that game. Unfortunately, that feeling wore off... The p... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
The game has good graphics and normal story and the levels feels like wow and the sound effects and music is decent but that is all you are going to get . you know why ? because they cut budget on the programmers as most... Read Full Review0 of 23 users found the following review helpful
Meh. The first thing that flinged itself at me was the massive graphics change. I find it disappointing that the good old graphics have been replaced. Secondly: Now this game became an RTS-RPG instead of RPG-RTS. ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
SpellForce 2, like its predecessors, is an RTS/RPG hybrid. It has the same sort of concept as Warcraft 3. However, unlike some other hybrid titles where one genre is predominant, this title is more evenly divided across ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
The difficulty of the game was a bell curve. Some areas I found easy and others I needed to read the walkthrus to complete the tasks. The graphics were good, the voice acting bad, but there were interesting plots, factio... Read Full Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
The reason I write this review is that I'm so surprised to see so many reviews from other players comparing this game to Warcraft 3 and even consider it one of the best combination of RTS and RPG. With my experience with... Read Full Review4 of 8 users found the following review helpful
What we have here is an RPG/RTS game where both components are well fleshed out. Its pretty unique. I would call it a bit like Warcraft III, but with more depth and worse in almost every other category (obviously the gr... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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