Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge

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Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge
Ultima Online - Lord Blackthorn's Revenge Coverart.png
Developer(s)Origin Systems
Publisher(s)Electronic Arts
Platform(s)Windows
Release
  • NA: February 24, 2002
  • PAL: May 3, 2002
Genre(s)MMORPG
Mode(s)Multiplayer

Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge (2002) was the first of the two "darker" Ultima Online MMORPG expansions (the second being Ultima Online: Age of Shadows). The game featured creatures designed by Todd McFarlane (creator of Spawn in comics).

Story[edit]

The story tells about the return of Lord Blackthorn, the corrupt noble who usurped the throne of Lord British in Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny. Included in the game box was a comic drawn by McFarlane.

Development[edit]

The game was announced to be in development on October 31, 2001.[1]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review score
PublicationScore
GameSpot6.7/10[2]
Aggregate score
GameRankings66%[3]

Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge holds a 66% rating on GameRankings.[3] GameSpot rated the game 6.7 of 10.[2] GameZone rated the game 8.1 of 10 saying "Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn’s Revenge has added some very strong elements to this world, making it more enjoyable and not just the hack-and-slash game it could have easily become".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walker, Trey (October 31, 2001). "Next Ultima Online game unveiled". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Desslock (March 26, 2002). "Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on August 25, 2003. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge for PC". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  4. ^ Lafferty, Michael (March 15, 2002). "Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge review". Archived from the original on June 16, 2002. Retrieved September 28, 2019.

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