Overlord

Publisher: Codemasters

Developer: Triumph Studios

ESRB: T

Category: Adventure

Release Dates

N Amer - 06/26/2007

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  • 360

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Codemaster Releases Final Overlord Trailer
The creation of Dutch developer Triumph Studios, Overlord is all about being ruthless, determined, and even a little despotic, as players pillage lands, conquer kingdoms and rise to be proclaimed the new, all-powerful Overlord

Overlord Ships to Retail Outlets Nationwide
Codemasters Unleashes Minion Mayhem in the U.S.

New Overlord Video
Learn how your minions can help you create items for your quest to be evil (or really evil!)

Codemasters' Overlord PC Demo Available Now
Taste of Minion Mayhem Comes to PC, Plus Desktop Minion, And Coming Soon... Rate My Evil

Have Minions...Will Conquer!!!
Evilness Abounds as Codemasters Unleashes New Overlord Trailer

Description

Overlord is a groundbreaking action adventure, set in a seriously warped fantasy world, launching for PC and as a console exclusive for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

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 will 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 will immerse 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 will actively control a horde of these gremlin-like critters and they’ll follow your every instruction no matter how despotic or, for the Minions, life threatening it is.

Hardware Requirements

Windows XP

  • DirectX 9.0c
  • CPU: Pentium 2.4 GHz or Athlon XP 2400+
  • 512 mb RAM - Graphics Card: GeForce FX5900 / Radeon 9500 or above
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Sound Card
  • 1.2 Gb Hard Drive Space

Recommended: - Windows XP / Vista - DirectX 9.0c

  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo or Athlon 64 X2
  • 1Gb RAM - Graphics Card: GeForce 7800 or Radeon X1800
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Sound Card
  • 1.2 Gb Hard Drive Space

GamingPolo's Review/Preview

8.5

GP Rating

Gameplay8.5
Graphics8.7
Sound8.4
DifficultyEasy/Med
Concept8.5
Multiplayer7.4
Overall8.5

Reviewer: Michael Lafferty

Review Date: 07/25/2007


Overlord promotes evil over good, but sometimes good just sort of crops up

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