King's Bounty: Crossworlds

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King's Bounty: Crossworlds
Kings Bounty-Crossworlds-packshot.jpg
Developer(s) Katauri Interactive
Publisher(s) 1C Company
Series King's Bounty
Engine TheEngine
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Release date(s)
  • NA September 17, 2010
Genre(s) Tactical role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player

King’s Bounty: Crossworlds is an expansion pack for the tactical role-playing game King's Bounty: Armored Princess.

The third release in the series includes the Orcs on the March expansion (which is the expanded version of Princess in Armour campaign, with totally rebalanced orcs), the two new independent campaigns and an editor with help system. The editor allows the user to create additional content for the game and alter it in any way.

Development[edit]

The development of expansion pack was revealed on May 24, 2010 by 1C Company and Katauri Interactive. New additions that were announced in the expansion pack included two new campaigns Champion of the Arena and Defender of the Crown, Orcs on the March expansion for King's Bounty: Armored Princess, new quests, items, spells and creatures. A game-editor was also announced allowing players to create mods for King's Bounty' Armored Princeswith the help of the tool.[1][2] The game was released on September 17, 2010 and was released in three different editions. The standard version contains the new content of King’s Bounty: Crossworlds and requires an installed version of King's Bounty: Armored Princess. The Game of the Year Edition contained both King's Bounty: Armored Princess as well as King’s Bounty: Crossworlds. King's Bounty: Platinum Edition contains King's Bounty' Armored Princess and King’s Bounty: Crossworlds along with King's Bounty: The Legend.[3]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 75.7%[4]
Metacritic 78/100[5]
Review scores
Publication Score
GameSpot 8/10[6]
GameZone 7/10[7]
Gaming Nexus 8.9/10[8]
PC Gamer 78/100[9]
Cheat Code Central 3.3/5[10]

The game holds a score of 78/100 on Metacritic and an aggregate of 75.7% on GameRankings.[4][5] King's Bounty: Crossworlds received an 8/10 from Brett Todd of GameSpot, who said that the "combat is still no walk in the park," and that although the game "feels awfully familiar, it is also the best version of the strategy role-playing hybrid yet released.[6] Mike Splechta of GameZone awarded it a score of 7/10.[7] Jazz McDougall of PC Gamer gave it a score of 78/100 calling it's campaigns less interesting than the King's Bounty; Armored Princess.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "King's Bounty: Crossworlds in development". IGN. j2 Global. May 24, 2010. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.destructoid.com/king-s-bounty-crossworlds-expansion-oozes-bounty-175737.phtml
  3. ^ "King's Bounty: Crossworlds available". IGN. j2 Global. September 17, 2010. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "King's Bounty: Armored Princess reviews on GameRankings". GameRankings. CBS Corporation. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "King's Bounty: Armored Princess reviews on Metacritic". Metacritic. CBS Corporation. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Brett Todd (September 20, 2010). "King's Bounty: Crossworlds review on GameSpot". GameSpot. CBS Corporation. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b Mike Splechta (September 18, 2010). "King's Bounty: Crossworlds review on GameZone". GameZone. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ Tyler Sager (September 21, 2010). "King's Bounty: Crossworlds review on Gaming Nexus". Gaming Nexus. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b Jazz McDougall (October 23, 2010). "King's Bounty: Crossworlds review on PC Gamer". PC Gamer. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  10. ^ Derek Hidey. "King's Bounty: Crossworlds review on Cheat Code Central". Cheat Code Central. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 

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