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War of the Roses: news and videos


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War of the Roses gets new map, free this weekend

War of the Roses newest map, Greenwood Forest, is now available as part of a free downloadable content pack called "Outside the Law." In this lush forest players will get to brutally kill each other with new weapons too, such as t...   read

 
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Improving War of the Roses with more free content

Fatshark's War of the Roses really took me by surprise when I reviewed it last year. A skill-based multiplayer deathmatch title set amid the upheaval of the civil war between the Houses of York and Lancaster seemed not only too good to be t...   read

 
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Get the free trial for War of the Roses now

Last week we posted the news that, in addition to a new DLC pack, you'd be able to download a free trial for the medieval multiplayer hack-limbs-off-athon War of the Roses. Well that free trial is available on Steam right now and it's prett...   read

 
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War of the Roses to get DLC, free trial, and gold edition

War of the Roses, the medieval combat game from ex-DICE developer Gordon Van Dyke, will be getting some love over the next month or so. New downloadable content is on its way featuring the voice talents of Brian Blessed as the new narrator....   read

 
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'Winter Has Arrived' drops today for War of the Roses

Battles during the winter? Hell, I don't even want to leave the house when it even looks like it could snow. Thankfully, we have videogames like War of the Roses to keep us occupied indoors. Paradox Interactive has an update out today whic...   read

 
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Fatshark details upcoming DLC for War of the Roses

Paradox Interactive and Fatshark are already talking up their post-release plans for War of the Roses which will first come to fruition in November with a free content update. This includes a Milanese Knights Hospitaller-crafted Heavy Armor...   read

 
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Review: War of the Roses

The War of the Roses was a big old 15th Century dynastic squabble between two Plantagenet houses, York and Lancaster, for the throne of England. It ended in a Lancastrian victory, the reconciliation of the two houses, and the creation of Ho...   read

 
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War of the Roses 'permanent franchise team' formed

Although War of the Roses only just came out this week, Paradox Interactive is already deeming this a successful launch. In fact, the studio has announced plans to create a "permanent franchise team" for the property led by executive produc...   read

 
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Here's your War of the Roses launch trailer

Got to give Fat Shark and Paradox credit here with this new trailer for War of the Roses. If you're gonna show 15th century soldiers getting hacked up then you should do it with some style and that's exactly what happens you're going to se...   read

 
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Preview: Medieval times with War of the Roses

Paradox Interactive and developer Fatshark’s upcoming title, War of the Roses, has made quite a name for itself with its ambitious take on Medieval style combat in large scale skirmishes. Coming off their successful showings at GDC, P...   read

 
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War of the Roses livestream charity tournament today!

War of the Roses is Paradox Interactive's upcoming medieval multiplayer combat game where players can fight each other like knights of the past. There's a deep level of customization and strategy involved, and you can learn more about the g...   read

 
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War of the Roses beta sign-ups have been proclaimed

Good news, medieval combat fans: developer Fatshark has decided to move War of the Roses into beta and is now accepting applications. The game will focus around third-person melee and ranged combat with a 15th-century flavor, while set...   read

 
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There's lots of stabbing in this War of the Roses trailer

Paradox just released a new trailer for War of the Roses for E3 that shows off some gruesome gameplay, including a little of each different type of combat that will be available to players. There will be swords, bows an...   read

 
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PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses

Medieval combat has been featured prominently in videogames. Fantasy RPGs, in particular, have always been filled with swords, axes, and archery. What hasn't really been explored much is realistic multiplayer melee combat. War of the Roses ...   read

 
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War of the Roses is like Battlefield, but with swords

Imagine for a second Battlefield, but strip away the guns and modern day machines and replace it all with swords, crossbows and horses. That's what Paradox is creating with War of the Roses, set to be the biggest game ever made by the comp...   read

 

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