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Platform 360, PSN Publisher Reverb Communications Developer Grasshopper Manufacture Release Date 2012-12-12



Black Knight Sword review: angel of death

Black Knight Sword opens with the main character hanging from his ceiling on a noose. As the nameless protagonist swings free of his apparent death, he picks up an enchanted sword nearby and transforms into the Black Knight. As the knight sets off, a sinister narrator sets the stage for a twisted fairytale. And when I say "sets the stage," I mean it literally. Black Knight Sword plays out on an actual stage with rotating sets. Closed curtains bookend levels. You can hear the audience's murmured reactions and even see them stand up during loading screens. It's an aesthetic with wonderful touches, like shadowed cut-outs of enemies appearing in the background, held up by popsicle sticks. The glued-together, craftwork feel of Black Knight Sword works wonders for its presentation,...

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Black Knight Sword Releases
North America
  • Xbox 360
    • Released 12/12/2012
    • Publisher Reverb Communications
    • Developer Grasshopper Manufacture
  • PlayStation Network
    • Released 12/11/2012
    • Publisher Reverb Communications
    • Developer Grasshopper Manufacture
    • Score 6.0
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