User reviews for Shadow of Rome
8.2 / 10Combined Score
The terrible, horribly awful stealth missions.
Voice acting that leaves much to be desired.
The story isn't even close to historically accurate, nor is it all that interesting.
Adorn yourself in your favorite armor, sharpen your weapon, and enter the arena to do battle in front of hundreds of bloodthirsty fans. Welcome to Rome!
After you do that, it's time to bore yourself with monotonous and predictable stealth missions. Welcome to Rome?
Much like a gladius, Shadow of Rome is a double bladed sword. On one side you have some truly excellent and satisfying gladiatorial combat that would appease even Caesar himself. On the other side, you have bland stealth missions that slow the game down to a crawl and leave you bored and frustrated.
So, let's start off with the good stuff.
For most of t...
the stealth missions get annoying
This game was excelent the fighting and slaying was realistic and thrilling. it was very gory at times but still verry entertaining. you have to play as a young boy who is no worior and you just stealth arround but u can wear disquises and knock out guards. the stealth missions get kind of tiresome.
Hey, Just like to brief you Roman Empire fanatics about Shadow of Rome. The game play is really smooth and clear. The graphics are sweet and very textured. Dudes you can see the strands of hair in the wolves. Played it for 5 hours straight and not one glitch.
The characters are a little bit buff up "exaggerated"; however, still present great texture and movement throughout the screen.
I thought the double character feature would confuse the story line, but on the contrary it's very clear with in depth details. It's a cool feature to have. One second your brutally cutting limbs off 5 minutes later your in stealth mode next thing you know, your in a chariot race. The diverse game play gives you aspects of many genres of videogames. (GTA, Resident Evil, Metal Gear).
It's true Rome wasn't built in a day, and if you enjoy playing a game that will last you a long time, you'll also see that Shadow of Rome can't be won in a day. You are gett...