Black Knight Sword for Xbox 360
Xbox 360

Black Knight Sword

Dec 12, 2012
7.07
playscore
Average
712th of 1221

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About this game

Content Rating: Mature

Summary

From the twisted and brilliant mind of Suda 51 comes Black Knight Sword, a platforming adventure with an unprecedented visual style. In this fresh take on the classic fairy tale, The Black Knight treks through a dark and mysterious world filled with whimsical creatures to kill the dark princess and ending her reign of terror. A throwback to classic platformers, Black Knight Sword evokes simple yet addictive and challenging gameplay with an overall aesthetic unlike anything released to date.

Gamer Reviews

1633 Reviews
7.02

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Critic Reviews

9 Reviews
7.11
Kevin KnezevicDec 13, 2012
Fans of classic platformers like Castlevania or Ghosts n’ Goblins will definitely enjoy the old-school gameplay, while everyone else will revel in the papercraft setting and dark humor that frames it. The game is a bit short, and you probably won’t come back to it once you’ve cleared its final stage, but it’s still a trip worth taking. Just remember to save often.
6.90
NATHAN MEUNIERDec 13, 2012
Inventive storytelling blends with some of the most bizarre sights you'll experience in a 2D platformer to make Black Knight Sword a real gem on the presentation front. It's deliciously weird from start to finish, but that weirdness only partially distracts from the repetitious, uninspiring gameplay and brutal difficulty. For a game that's so strongly unique, Black Knight Sword sadly bleeds out much of its charm through a few gaping flaws.
Lawrence SonntagJan 15, 2013
Black Knight Sword is the sort of game that, had it come out fifteen years ago, would have a huge cult following by now

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