Kill as the Romans Kill

Care to experience life as a Roman gladiator? Show any mercy and you will earn nothing but jeers from the bloodthirsty crowd, but dismember your opponents without batting an eye and you’ll be a legend right up until your own grisly death.

Capcom’s Shadow of Rome for the PlayStation 2 is an action-adventure game that puts you smack into the Colosseum for gory, visceral fights, then takes you out into a realistically depicted Rome for puzzle-oriented stealth sequences. Though the quality isn’t consistent throughout the game, Shadow of Rome’s intense arena fights and impressive cinematics make it worth a play-through.


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