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Written by Yaniv Perry - Edited by Olin Coles   
Monday, 16 July 2007
Table of Contents: Page Index
Overlord: Most Evil Video Game of 2007 for PC/XBox 360
Closer Look: Overlord
Overlord: The Storyline
Overlord Gameplay
Controlling your Minions
Path to the Darkside
Multiplayer and Settings
Conclusion and Rating

Introduction: Overlord for PC

Overlord is a groundbreaking action adventure, set in a seriously warped fantasy world. 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 PC/XBox 360 Game by Codemasters Overlord PC/XBox 360 Game by Codemasters

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 your character 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.

Published By: Codemasters
Developed By: Triumph Studios
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: June 26, 2007
Official Website: http://www.codemasters.com/overlord/

Overlord PC/XBox 360 Game by Codemasters

About Codemasters:

Codemasters: developer and publisher of world-class video games. On PlayStation2, Xbox 360TM, PC and NintendoTM, we are dedicated to bringing games of excellence to players across the globe. For 20 years, our mission has been to deliver excellent, innovative games and that's become our reputation.

Within an increasingly buoyant market, Codemasters is growing. For 2006/07 and beyond we're expanding our portfolio with great new and established titles including Colin McRae Rally: DIRT, Brian Lara International Cricket 2007, Clive Barker's Jericho, Maelstrom and many more. Codemasters Online Gaming will publish and operate The Lord of the Rings OnlineTM under license from Turbine, Inc in Europe. Codemasters Mobile will launch LMA Manager 2007 for mobile phones.

With more than 60 No.1 hits and distributing to over 70 countries globally, Codemasters enjoys an enviable position, earned through the production of such blockbusting brands as TOCA Race Driver, Colin McRae Rally, and Operation Flashpoint. The company is headquartered in the UK, maintains operations in the US, Germany, France, Spain, and Benelux.

We know that advances in technology can only enhance the gaming experience. We can be bigger, faster and more impressive than ever before.

Overlord PC/XBox 360 Game by Codemasters

Overlord System Specifications

Minimum:
- 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

As Tested:
- CPU : Core 2 Duo E6600
- RAM: 2GB
- GPU: 8800GTS 640MB
- HDD: 2x160GB 8MB SATA2
- Windows XP
- DirectX 9.0c



 

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