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The main plot of Horrible Histories™ Ruthless Romans follows the struggle of young Rassimus to achieve glory as a gladiator and obtain his freedom.

Rassimus, a slave and an ambitious gladiator-in-training, has been raised as a foundling by the great gladiator trainer Lucius Gladius, and spent nearly 12 years in his service. Lucius has now given him a chance to begin his training, and Rassimus hopes that he will be successful and one day become a citizen of Rome.

Horrible Histories™ Ruthless Romans is an entertaining and easily accessible adventure game on PC and Nintendo DS, and offers this fun even for up to 4 players on Wii. A total of over 30 mini games are available for aspiring gladiators. These and all quests are playable in any order. The in-game tutorial and a diary that provides useful information throughout the game make Horrible Histories™ Ruthless Romans suitable for children, parents and teenagers. The title will be released in the second quarter of this year.

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Europe PAL Version

Posted by Sean Aaron

History? Sort of. Horrible? YES!

If you live in the UK you're probably familiar with the Horrible History series of books from author Terry Deary; featuring illustrations by Martin Brown. They're books aimed at children (mainly boys) between the ages of 8-12 which try to make history fun...

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