& Magic VII
For Blood and Honor
||(Win95/98/NT) (Retail) (M&M7PR)
New World Computing /
Game / Role-Playing
ESRB Rating: Teen (13+) - Animated Violence and Blood
4 ½ stars from Computer Gaming World
Take a Step Back in Time
To experience the future of game playing, you'll have to
take a step back in time. Might and Magic VII - For Blood and Honor redefines
the fantasy role-playing genre with enhanced 3D acceleration, thrilling
gameplay, and faster frame rates. The enhanced game engine brings to life a
fantasy world replete with fearsome dragons, horrifying monsters, and exotic
races. This game has everything the experienced role-player clamors for,
including new character classes, skills, spells, magic items, and a compelling
story that will keep you absorbed for hours on end. Might and Magic VII - For
Blood and Honor brings to life the most fantastic, engrossing, and intense
role-playing experience ever created.
Experience a groundbreaking 3D engine that generates
breathtaking detail, faster frame rates, thrilling combat animations, and
superb monster graphics.
character from a list that features more character classes and races, including
elves, dwarves, and goblins.
Enter a vivid and dynamic world that supports the full
range of leading 3D accelerator technology including truly dynamic lighting,
and awe inspiring special effects.
Journey through contested lands where you can avoid or
engage in battle against dozens of completely new monsters brought to life with
cutting edge AI and graphics.
Windows 95/98 or NT 4.0 w/SP4: IBM PC and 100%
compatibles, Pentium 133 (P200 recommended), 32MB RAM (64MB recommended), 375MB
minimum free hard drive space, DirectX6.1 compatible video card (3D accelerator
recommended), 100% DirectX compatible sound card, 4x CD-ROM drive, keyboard and
Computer Gaming World,
"While the developers clearly worked to make
the background plot more relevant and involving in this episode of the series,
Might and Magic VII is still primarily a hack-and-slash game, at least
in comparison to more story-driven RPG fare such as the Fallout games.
Gameplay essentially consists of stomping monsters in order to gain enough
experience points for your characters to evolve to god-like levels."
"In spite of the lack of groundbreaking
improvements, For Blood and Honor is definitely a high point for the
Might and Magic series. Although the game is still very combat-intensive
(even for a role-playing game), there aren't as many creatures to contend with
as there were in Might and Magic VI.
Battle-adverse games can take advantage of the new spells and skills that allow
gamers to minimize fighting and enjoy other activities.
"The game has been well designed with varied
environments and lots of little rewards for diligent explorers. The development
team has even thrown in an enjoyable, although not particularly challenging,
Magic the Gathering-type card game. Although the game's dated graphics
and rigid interface may limit its appeal beyond fans of the genre, the fact
that virtually every aspect of Might and Magic VI has been improved upon
should more that satisfy fans. All told, Might and Magic VII is a strong
installment in a great RPG series."
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