Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc

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Wars & Warriors: Joan of Arc
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Developer(s) Enlight
Publisher(s) Enlight
Designer(s) Trevor Chan
Composer(s) Jason Graves
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Release
  • NA: February 7, 2004
  • EU: February 20, 2004
Genre(s) Action, Real-Time Strategy
Mode(s) Single player

Wars & Warriors: Joan of Arc is a historically based computer game. Developed and published by Enlight, it was released in 2004. The player assumes the persona of Joan of Arc and leads the French in their attempt to win the Hundred Years' War. The game combines aspects of real-time strategy and action.

Gameplay[edit]

While the game has both action and strategy aspects, action predominates. Playing as Joan or one of several other French commanders, the player uses a variety of weapons to defeat enemy English soldiers. As the game progresses, the player gains combos and special attacks that enable him or her to defeat the English more effectively. The player also controls the French army and directs it in battle. There are eight levels, each featuring multiple objectives.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 60/100[1]
Review scores
Publication Score
CGW 2.5/5 stars[2]
Game Informer 7.5/10[3]
GameSpot 6.2/10[4]
GameSpy 2/5 stars[5]
GameZone 6.9/10[6]
IGN 6.9/10[7]
PC Format 73%[8]
PC Gamer (UK) 70%[9]
PC Gamer (US) 49%[10]

The game received "mixed" reviews according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[1] PC Gamer said that it "deserves the same fate as its namesake".[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved July 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ Edwards, Tom (May 2004). "Wars & Warriors: Joan of Arc" (PDF). Computer Gaming World. No. 238. p. 88. Retrieved July 19, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc". Game Informer. No. 132. April 2004. p. 109. 
  4. ^ Ocampo, Jason (February 13, 2004). "Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc Review". GameSpot. Retrieved July 18, 2017. 
  5. ^ Abner, William (March 9, 2004). "GameSpy: Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc". GameSpy. Retrieved July 19, 2017. 
  6. ^ Wrentmore, John (February 24, 2004). "Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc - PC - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on June 18, 2008. Retrieved July 19, 2017. 
  7. ^ Butts, Steve (February 18, 2004). "Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc Review". IGN. Retrieved July 18, 2017. 
  8. ^ Power, Eve (April 2004). "[Wars and Warriors:] Joan of Arc". PC Format. No. 160. Archived from the original on September 23, 2004. Retrieved July 19, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc". PC Gamer UK. April 2004. 
  10. ^ a b Poole, Stephen (May 2004). "[Wars and Warriors:] Joan of Arc". PC Gamer. p. 70. Archived from the original on March 15, 2006. Retrieved July 18, 2017. 

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