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  • Summary: AN ARTISTIC ACTION RPG The developer of ZENONIA and HYBRID: Eternal Whisper takes you on another breath-taking journey to the era of the Three Kingdoms. VANQUISH: The Oath of Brothers, is gracefully presented through the use of innovative ink and wash painting graphics. It is a fast paced action RPG following a dramatic storyline. --------------------- CRITICS SAY "GAMEVIL's talented artists have really poured a lot into Vanquish" - IGN "This game will be heralded for its impressive visual appeal" - Slide To Play --------------------- FEATURES INNOVATIVE INK & WASH PAINTING GRAPHICS Exotic effects using brush stroke art style SLICK FAST PACED ACTION Become the vanquisher against thousands of enemies HACK & SLASH with RPG ELEMENTS 3 legendary characters, 25 achievement items and individual stage leaderboards The Oath of Brothers: A THRILLING STORYLINE Relive the dramatic events to keep the oath of brothers --------------------- STORYLINE The story is based on the Three Kingdoms era and begins where Guan Yu receives the news of Liu Bei. He leaves Cao Cao escorting the wives of Liu Bei. Cao Cao’s subordinates felt that Guan Yu behaved far too rudely and arrogantly by leaving without bidding farewell and wanted to pursue and bring him back. However, Cao Cao gives Guan Yu a clear passage to travel as he is well aware that none of his generals can defeat him. Guan Yu begins his journey to reunite with his sworn brother, Liu Bei. Along the 5 passes, he encounters 6 generals. The generals of Cao Cao refuse to clear the way for Guan Yu. Infuriated, Guan Yu kills all of them. However, he soon realizes that Liu Bei was no longer in Yuan’s territory and had left for Runan. Guan Yu and his party then make their long journey back and finally reunite with Liu Bei and Zhang Fei. --------------------- OTHER GAMEVIL GAMES ZENONIA - The Return of Classic Action RPG HYBRID: Eternal Whisper - A New Breed of Stylish Action RPG Baseball Superstars 2010 - #1 Baseball Game on App Store Boom It Up! - Deceptively Simple and Addictive Casual Game! --------------------- NEWS AND EVENTS Tips & Tricks @ iphone.gamevil.com Tweet us @ twitter.com/gamevil Facebook @ facebook.com/gamevil YouTube @ youtube.com/gamevil Expand
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  1. Feb 25, 2011
    76
    A hack-and-slash button-masher with an excellent story, good controls, and striking visuals. I really liked it, but I do wish it had a touch more depth via customization so there was a reason to replay it beyond seeing if I could rack up 4,000 kills instead of just 3,500.
  2. Feb 25, 2011
    70
    A fun jaunt through a war-torn ancient China, and I'll be the first to say that mowing down lines of soldiers is rather thrilling. But without more depth or a decent storyline, Vanquish remains a simple hack-and-slash.
  3. Feb 25, 2011
    60
    A constant brutal ride that challenges players with its gameplay and art style, but might be too much for anyone that's not a hardcore fan of Action-RPGs.
  4. Feb 25, 2011
    50
    I can only recommend then that if you want style and substance, you should look to Gamevil's other stylish RPG - Hybrid - instead.
  5. Feb 25, 2011
    50
    Vanquish: The Oath of Brothers is a hack-and-slash button-masher with an excellent story, good controls, and striking visuals. I really liked it, but I do wish it had a touch more depth via customization so there was a reason to replay it beyond seeing if I could rack up 4,000 kills instead of just 3,500.
  6. Feb 25, 2011
    50
    Alluring black and white graphics meet colourless action in this underwhelming historical hack 'n' slash adventure.
  7. Feb 25, 2011
    50
    The on-rails gameplay, lack of control variety, and bland graphics hurt Gamevil's horseback hack 'n slash.