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  • Summary: Black Knight Sword 2D is a side-scrolling platformer from Suda-51's development house Grasshopper Manufacture.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 19
  2. Negative: 1 out of 19
  1. Jan 15, 2013
    85
    Any gamer that cries for a new, classic Castlevania should put their money where their mouth is and buy this game immediately. Beyond that recommendations are harder to make.
  2. Dec 13, 2012
    76
    Black Knight Sword is a good return to the roots of the 16-bit action games, well crafted, with an amazing design in terms of setting and ambiance. The campaign isn't very long, but the most insane and bizarre high-level entertainment of the year is guaranteed.
  3. Dec 14, 2012
    75
    It's fun and challenging but, above all, unique. There are some issues related to the control of the characters that prevent it from becoming a must-have, but still is a great choice worth having a try.
  4. Dec 14, 2012
    69
    For a game that's so strongly unique, Black Knight Sword sadly bleeds out much of its charm through a few gaping flaws.
  5. Feb 5, 2013
    65
    A lot of good ideas but badly implemented in an anonymous gameplay.
  6. Jan 3, 2013
    60
    Black Knight Sword is a stylish anachronism, but an anachronism nonetheless. Its richest ideas are to be found in the presentation, the aesthetic, the art direction and stage direction. Elsewhere, this is a rather rote production, its substance plainly enjoyable, but mostly forgettable.
  7. Jan 14, 2013
    40
    The design is horrible and the sound is even worse. Add a mediocre gameplay and we can't grade Black Knight Sword any higher than a simple 4.

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