On sale in XBOX Games on Demand $3.99

#1 Posted by jaycrockett (507 posts) -

Is it worth it? I played the demo. It looks terrible, but the combat was kinda fun. Does it hold up for even a couple of hours?

#2 Posted by JJOR64 (19096 posts) -

For $3.99? Sure. The game is a decent God of War like game.

#3 Posted by line99 (10 posts) -

if u like demo u should buy it because 3.99$ is not too much money

#4 Posted by crimsinf (149 posts) -

It's certainly not going to sniff my Game of the Year list, but I picked it up and it's a decent enough game to be totally worth $3.99.

#5 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4523 posts) -

Dont buy bad games just because they are cheap. By steam libary proves this!

#6 Posted by Lukeweizer (2792 posts) -

It's fine for $3.99. One of the only half-decent games in that sale.

#7 Posted by Legxend (122 posts) -

The game is fun with some enjoyable boss battles, I don't remember a whole lot about it but for the price you can't go wrong.

#8 Posted by ptc (625 posts) -

I picked it up for $20 a couple years ago. Played through the entire game and enjoyed it. It's a God of War knock off, very competent. No brainer if you like this type of game. It was worth $20 to me, I'd pull the trigger for $3.99 in a millisecond.

#9 Posted by Mijati (957 posts) -

I really enjoyed this game when I got it a few years ago. Although I had never played a God of War game so I guess that probably meant I enjoyed it more than I would have done with that perspective. But if you're looking into mindlessly bashing dudes then it'd worth picking up.

#10 Posted by Demoskinos (15287 posts) -

Its an ok God of War rip off. For $4 worth going through once.

#11 Posted by jaycrockett (507 posts) -
#12 Posted by DelroyLindo (387 posts) -

Out of that (terrible) sale you should give Prince of Persia a try. I found it a lot more enjoyable than I expected to. It was well worth the £10 i paid for it, so for 3.99 its worth a punt

#13 Posted by SuperWristBands (2266 posts) -

Anyone play that Sonic tennis game? I loved the Mario Tennis game on the GameCube, is that game anything like it? I think it is like $6 right now.

#14 Posted by CaLe (4073 posts) -

Skyrim is better.

#15 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8061 posts) -

I enjoyed the game a lot so I say its definitely worth it.

#16 Posted by blueinferno (459 posts) -

Bought it, just finished it, it was decent. Definitely worth $3.99

#17 Edited by Giff (43 posts) -

Game starts off good enough but gets real stale near the end kinda of like Heavenly Sword in that regard, just not enough incentive to mix up your moves when the same two combo's will get you through the game.

I would recomend picking up Forgont Sands for five bucks. The combat like Conan get's stale but the enviormental puzzels and platforming are fun throughout.

#18 Posted by jaycrockett (507 posts) -

I'm sure Forgotten Sands is a better game, I just wasn't in the mood for that style of game. I just wanted to smash stuff. I picked up Conan, I'm enjoying it so far.

#19 Edited by p00rdevil (158 posts) -

I got this game cheap. I don't generally buy a game because it is cheap, but I kind of dig Conan so I snagged it. I am not enjoying it much at all. First of all it is very linear. No exploring a wide open 3D world. You are forced down a specific path and you stick to it. There is not even a way to move the camera around to check things out. A default camera and a default path to follow, feels very restricting, Ugh!

I am trying to get into the combat, really there is not much else to get into. The graphics are sub par in my opinion and the story is just meh. The combat is okay I guess, nothing too deep unless you consider hitting square, square,square, triangle, triangle deep. It is just not a high production game, very mediocre in fact in every way that matters to me.

If you are looking for a cool sword and board hack and slash cut 'em up I would recommend Viking Battle for Asgard over this, even if you are a Conan fan. Viking is actually a pretty good game, much better than Conan.

Here is an interesting tid bit in light of the recent THQ business, Conan was a THQ published game.

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