Swords & Soldiers for Nintendo Wii U
Wii U

Swords & Soldiers

May 22, 2014

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Two Tribes
Content Rating: Teen

Summary

Command an army of Vikings in their quest to create the ultimate BBQ sauce, lead the Aztecs in defense of the Holy Pepper and build an array of explosive Chinese toys! Build your own forces and defeat your foes using berserkers, dart blowers, giant boulders, ninja monkeys (yes, – ninja monkeys!) and many more!

Gamer Reviews

1304 Reviews
7.80

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Critic Reviews

7 Reviews
7.35
Zachary MillerMay 31, 2014
Swords & Soldiers isn’t especially long, containing three campaigns with 10 missions apiece, but you can go into Skirmish mode for practice sessions and unlock some interesting mini-games. There’s even an interesting two-player mode in which one player uses the GamePad and another play uses the TV and a Wii Remote, which is fantastic. The Viking campaign shouldn’t give you much trouble, but the difficulty spikes with the Aztecs and Chinese in a gentle way. Swords & Soldiers HD is surprisingly fun, and I’m glad I played it.
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SirLinkJun 03, 2014
Swords & Soldiers is a unique and fun take on the RTS genre that still holds up very well today. A sequel to it was recently announced by Ronimo Games as a Wii U exclusive, and Two Tribes has provided an updated version of the original at a budget price of £2.69 as a perfect opportunity for new players to try out the franchise. It is relatively accessible for a strategy game, too, making it even easier to jump into the game.
Marcel van DuynMay 22, 2014
Five years on, Swords & Soldiers is still an excellent title. It's quite simple compared to most RTS games, but it has just enough depth to make it a highly entertaining experience, especially when it gets ported correctly as it has been in this case. It's a bit of a shame the few extra features it gained in past versions are gone, but at this price we really can't complain too much. Let's hope the sequel is just as good.

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