Posts Tagged ‘Stronghold: Crusader Extreme’

A Storm of Swords: Stronghold 3 Preview

By Alec Meer on June 28th, 2011.

I'd never build a castle that neat. NEVER.

I went to see Firefly’s long-awaited strategy sequel Stronghold 3 last week. It’s a game about constructing some castles and destroying others, and it looks rather jolly. But jolly in a ‘squalid medieval life and constant war’ kind of way. Here’s some details, impressions and even some trailers for you…

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To The Extreme, I Rock Your Castle Like A Vandal

By Kieron Gillen on June 26th, 2008.

EXTREME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stronghold Crusader Extreme has a demo out. There’s actually different versions for each language you have to download separately, clocking in between 191.61 Mb (For the English) to 213.68 Mb(For the Spanish). What are the Spaniards getting that we don’t? Is it more extreme? Can the Spanish take things which the English constitution wouldn’t manage? This isn’t fair, Goddammit. Er… Impressions follow.
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Gnarly Crenelations, Dude.

By Kieron Gillen on March 5th, 2008.

EXTREME!

In the tradition of publishers following on from stuff RPS does, following the Stronghold making of we published a few weeks back, Gamecock have announced they’ll be publishing an improved version of the Stronghold Crusader in May, going by the unbelievable name Stronghold Crusader: EXTREME. This will allow you to lob around over 10,000 (Count ‘em!) units, adds a tactical bar for firing “Super Moves” (Which I’m not entirely sure is historically accurate, at least if you discount tales of Richard the Lionheart’s Dragon Punch) and an Extreme Trail mode, linking hyperdifficult expert-only challenge missions.

While I suspect we’ll be mocking the “EXTREME” subtitle for a while yet, the screenshot I’ve lobbed beneath the cut, (along with a more sober making-of video) does kind of live up to it as much as any game about fortification construction could.
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