Developer(s): LucasArts
Publisher(s): LucasArts (US), Activision (EU)
Genre: Turn-based strategy
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: IGN8.0/10, Metacritic78/100
Game description: The darkness of the Great War has passed, and the lands of Gladius are peaceful once more. Now combat takes place only in the gladiator arenas, where schools from around the world compete for the title of Imperial Champions. Follow the grand saga of two young heroes, Ursula and Valens, as they recruit and train a team of warriors and compete in the gladiator games. Battle with deadly weapons and powerful magic as you learn vital combat tactics and enhance your own characters.
The game allows the player to build a school of gladiators and take them into battle against opposing schools in a quest for fame and glory. The plot focuses on several of the main characters and slowly affects the decisions of the group, eventually leading to a final large battle that tests the skills of all members of the school.

Game general and emulation properties:
ESRB rating: T (Blood and Gore, Comic Mischief, Violence)
PEGI rating: 12+
Widescreen patch available
Supports up to two local players
Languages supported:
English: SLES-51064 & SLUS-20490 & SLUS-29060
German: SLES-51066
French: SLES-51065
Spanish: SLES-51064
Italian: SLES-51064
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-20490
SLUS-29060 (Demo)
Release date: October 28, 2003
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-51064
Release date: November 28, 2003
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
  • Intel C2D e8400 OC 3.6Ghz
  • nVidia GeForce 260GTX
0.9.8 r4600 GSDX 0.1.16 r4600 SPU2-X 1.4.0 r4600 Runs pretty good overall. Speed hacks can cause the game to crash/freeze the emulator at certain parts. Sev7en77

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