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Overlord

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81.04% Overall Rank: 3229
PC Rank: 736
2007 Games Rank: 3220
2007 PC Rank: 736
Score based on 25 reviews

Description

Controlling a mysterious figure that has inherited the legacy of the evil, long-dead Overlord, the player emerges, near death, from the ruins of the old Overlord's Dark Tower. Only the player's actions determine if they will rise to become the new all-powerful Overlord; it's all down to how much of a bad ass they want to be in order to succeed...evil or really evil! Played out with plenty of black humour and dark irony, the game immerses players in twisted parodies of classic fantasy scenarios and characters. Overlord's key innovation is the introduction of an array of impish creatures – the Minions. They believe you are the old Overlord reborn and will use their unique skills to fetch, fight and die for you. Throughout the game players actively control a horde of these gremlin-like critters and they follow your every instruction no matter how despotic or, for the Minions, life threatening it is.
Release Date: June 26, 2007

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Latest Reviews

SiteDateTypeRating
Hooked Gamers 07/01/07 Review 8 out of 10
GameTap 08/20/07 Review 7 out of 10
PC Gamer 10/01/07 Review 91 out of 100
Hardcore Gamer 09/01/07 Review 4.25 out of 5
Gamer 2.0 08/09/07 Review 8.9 out of 10
IC-Games 08/07/07 Review 80 out of 100
Cheat Code Central 08/06/07 Review 4.5 out of 5
Pelit (Finland) 08/01/07 Review 79 out of 100
Worthplaying 08/02/07 Review 8 out of 10
Gameguru Mania 07/30/07 Review 80 out of 100