Online RPG Mount & Blade: Warband available for Tegra 4 Android devices

Online RPG Mount & Blade: Warband available for Tegra 4 Android devices

TaleWorlds Entertainment has deliveredits role-playing game Mount & Blade: Warband to Android devicesbased on NVIDIA's Tegra 4 chipset - namely, the NVIDIA Shield.Contrary to what the thumbnail picture tells you, this game isn't amedieval horse simulator, but an action RPG that takes place in anopen world. Needless to say, there's a lot of horse riding andsword-fighting to be done across these lands, as well as money tomade, dames to be courted, and weapons to be upgraded, among other staplesof the medieval warrior's lifestyle.



Of course, you won't be alone in yourheroic pursuits. The game is played online and features a factionsystem that lets you become part of an army, as well as differentinteractions with other players. As many as 64 gamers can join bloodymulti-player battles in Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture theflag, Conquest, Battle, and Siege modes. You can also become theruler of villages, castles, towns, and other settlements. And did wemention you can marry polygonal ladies?



Mount & Blade looks average for aPC title, but for a mobile game, it's pretty sharp. The Tegra 4allows for sweet visual effects and detailed textures that are rarelyseen outside of Gameloft titles. They also explain why it weights inat 802MB.



For a limited time, the game isavailable for $6.99 from Google Play. If you have the necessaryhardware and want to get some high-def sword action, Mount &Blade: Warband might be the right medieval RPG for you.



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5 Comments

1. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Thats pretty epic :p

2. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Tegra exclusives are annoying, too bad chainfire3d doesn't work anymore.

3. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

The value of this game is in that it actually showcases just where exactly current high end mobile GPU's are. A game that is made exclusively for the highest end mobile hardware is something extremely rare, even the most graphically advanced Gameloft and EA titles are made to work on midrange and upwards.

4. JMartin22

Posts: 2372; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Gaming feels hollow on mobile devices anyway. I'd rather pay $15-20 and have the full game with all content intact. All major titles nowadays using the F2P model strips gameplay content from the game so that you'll buy premium items with real money and cater the difficulty to the game so that you'll have to rely on real cash to help you get the equipment you need to advance. All in all, for a "free" game, you'll pay $100s if not over $1000 if you want to fully tap into the game and all of its content. Game developing studios don't care about their customers anymore, it's all about how much money you can pit from people's pockets that might be willing to pay.

5. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Mount and Blade Warband is awesome. And a bit of a correction, as this game's single player and multiplayer components are separate. The single player is the one that allows you to conquer castles and do the roleplaying elements. The multiplayer is just standard stuff like team deathmatch, capture the flag, as well as some of its own modes like Siege, and the multiplayer mods are brilliant, I particularly like cRPG and Napoleonic Wars. I can't imagine M&B would be very playable on a phone, it is a pretty complex game that Im not sure would even translate well to a gamepad, much less a touch screen. I highly recommend it for compuiter

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