Rise of the Argonauts
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As the King of Iolcus, Jason had everything—a prosperous kingdom, the respect of his peers, and a beautiful fiancé. When she was killed on their wedding day, he vowed to do anything to restore her life. Now, in order to accomplish this heroic feat Jason must seek out the Golden Fleece -- and with the help of Greek mythology's greatest heroes -- set sail on the most epic voyage of all.
A grand scale Action/RPG, Rise of the Argonauts™ immerses players in a gladiatorial adventure set in the vibrant and powerful world of Ancient Greece brought to life. Taking the role of Jason, players will battle alongside Hercules, Achilles and other Argonauts as they engage in brutal combat against formidable beasts and enemies, in a vast world alive with wondrous inhabitants and stunning panoramas. The search for the Golden Fleece is not only one of exploration but of transformation -- from warrior king to exalted hero touched by the gods.
Immerse yourself in gameplay through a redefined RPG experience that streamlines character and resource management. Spend more time playing and less time micro-managing inventory and resources through a streamlined HUD and inventory system.
Unleash devastating attacks in real time with lethal combinations of weapons, powers granted by the gods and the battle tested loyalty of your Argonauts. Assemble the most effective team of Argonauts for each mission to put the best battle plan forward.
Explore the vibrant and powerful world of ancient mythological Greece brought to life. Experience a living, breathing and vivid ancient world taking you far beyond the broken statues and ruins that so often define the myth.
Good game if you like Greek MythologyBlockAgent | Nov. 11, 2014 | See all BlockAgent's reviews »
Rise of the Argonauts is a game that those who like Greek Mythology will find enjoyable. If you don't have an interest in that, then you may want to skip this one. The game has simple gamplay that is just adequetly fun and has many glitches throughout it, both graphical and audio. At some parts of the game, the audio messes up and makes all of the characters sound like slow motion robots. This happened to me about every 10 to 15 minutes and lasted anywhere from 5 to 7 minutes. I'm not sure if this happens to other players though. That said, I enjoy Greek Mythology so I did enjoy the story and the adventure. The game has a high adventure spirit and never gets boring. The game was the perfect length (12 hours) and ended just when you were ready to wrap it up and move on.
Charming RPGOblaque | July 30, 2013 | See all Oblaque's reviews »
It's neither a God of War nor any other RPGs.
This is something like a movie whose director is just you. You make your own choices, you make your own history, you make your own story, you choose and follow your own fate.
This game is absolutely fantastic. Yes, it has some bad flaws such as dated textures, stiffed animations especially on characters' faces, no mini map, a little stuttering and frame drop. But the good definitely outway the bad.
A pretty fun gameHappyZavulon | May 28, 2013 | See all HappyZavulon's reviews »
If you are into the mythology the game offers and like action RPG's, you are going to enjoy this game. It also offers a nifty dialog system that offers some nice (if not very meaningful) choices. The script was decent enough even though you probably heard this story already and the voice acting was nice. This may not be the best game on the market, but I didn't experience any glaring bugs or broken mechanics when playing this game, the gameplay was smooth, the levels were diverse enough and never outstayed their welcome.
A bit outdated but it has personalityDukePaul | May 28, 2013 | See all DukePaul's reviews »
This game is not perfect, it has some bad flaws such as bad quality textures, stiffed animations, the exploration parts are very interesting but it has awesome voices for the characters and epic music, the excellent fighting system with freedom to fit your combat style and finishing moves with a good use of slow-motion. The skill tree and experience system will keep you busy for hours.
If you want an epic adventure in the Ancient Greece with monsters and some hack & slasch action, this is your game.
Avarage hack&slashbarniman | March 30, 2013 | See all barniman's reviews »
This game is a prime example for a game the holds your attention through it's gameplay time, but you forget it instantly after. There's nothing particularly wrong with it, it just fails to stand out. The game is basically a hack&slash which takes place in the ancient Greece, you can fight with vaiours weapons, you can upgrade yourself, you can converse with other characters, all the basics you'd expect are here. The story is not bad and I think it's really appealing for fans of the ancient Greek mitology. The game is filled with dialogues and references to other legends, mitological creatures etc. The graphics feels a bit dated today and the camera is often awkward, also the game can be finished in less than 10 hours so it's not really long either. Fans of the ancient lore should give it a try, but it's not hard to find a better game in this genre.