War of the Roses Features

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Interview: The Lead and Gold team get medieval...

Lead and Gold was Paradox Interactive's first major experience with the home-console. Released on PC first, this Wild West-themed multiplayer shooter was moderately successful, and was a nice little title to get to grips with. Now, the team are back, and this time they're going medieval with Wars of the Roses. We sat down with them at GamesCom to find out why:<br...

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Preview: Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, come hither sir, so I can stab you...

There’s something incredibly special about War of the Roses, it’s hard to really put your finger on it – to mainstream gamers, I’d say think of a medieval Battlefield, with your guns and mortars turned in for big-ass deathsticks and maces. To the more stoic PC gamers, just think of Mount & Blade with a bigger budget, with a smaller amount of players but much,...

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Preview: We get some first impressions of War of the Roses…

It’s rather amusing that a Swedish-developer’s ‘Dream’ game is one about the English Civil War. Saying that, it’s probably less about the subject matter than about what War of the Roses really is – a manifestation of Paradox’s desire to go ‘big’. If you’re looking for the cliff not notes, Roses is a third-person medieval action game with a focus on multiplayer – like Battlefield just set...

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