Swords & Soldiers PlayStation 3

User Score
6.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11

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  1. Dec 18, 2013
    7
    pretty standard stuff but it is fun. The formula doesn't change very much, but for a small price that doesn't matter much. And the game is pretty short as well.
  2. Apr 2, 2012
    8
    Swords and Soldiers is a blast from beginning to end. It DOES feel a little contrived at times, with the formula not changing very much from mission to mission (Get new power. Use it to beat this mission. Cue cutscene). However, the action doesn't ever really feel like it stagnates, and missions can be completed quickly allowing it to be digested in bite-sized chunks, also making it aSwords and Soldiers is a blast from beginning to end. It DOES feel a little contrived at times, with the formula not changing very much from mission to mission (Get new power. Use it to beat this mission. Cue cutscene). However, the action doesn't ever really feel like it stagnates, and missions can be completed quickly allowing it to be digested in bite-sized chunks, also making it a great mobile choice. It's an interesting spin on the RTS genre, with the 2D perspective. Expand

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Metascore
81

Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Games Master UK
    Dec 29, 2010
    86
    A brilliant package. [Jan 2011, p.91]
  2. Play UK
    Dec 25, 2010
    88
    What we like about Swords & Soldiers is how well implemented its control scheme is. [Issue#199, p.103]
  3. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    Dec 25, 2010
    80
    Addictive, fun, and one of PSN's best strategy games. [Issue#51, p.118]