Strength of the Sword 3

Strength of the Sword 3 (re-released as Strength of the Sword Ultimate) is a third-person, fast-paced, challenge driven, action beat 'em up video game set in a fantasy realm. The game is produced by the small Bulgarian[3] indie game studio Ivent Games for PlayStation 3, with updated versions released for Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The story focuses around Strahil, the former leader of the "Upper Kingdom" and the victim of a cruel plot that led to his imprisonment in a dark cave. As Strahil, you will have to advance through four different locations set on the "Island of Dreams" and seek vengeance from the evil figures behind the plot that led to his imprisonment. Throughout his way Strahil will have to deal with brutal enemies who would prefer to die rather than surrender.

Strength of the Sword 3
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Developer(s)Ivent Games
Publisher(s)Ivent Games
Designer(s)Lyubomir Iliev
Programmer(s)Gerogi Rakidov
Platform(s)Wii U, PlayStation 3[2] Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
ReleasePlayStation 3
  • NA: December 10, 2013
  • EU: June 5, 2013[1]
Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
  • WW: August 23, 2019
Genre(s)Action, hack and slash
Mode(s)Single player

Originally a PlayStation Network exclusive, it was released in Europe on June 5, 2013, and December 10, 2013, in North America for PlayStation 3. A Kickstarter campaign in 2015 received the funding to bring the game to more platforms. It was then released as Strength of the Sword Ultimate on August 23, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows through the Steam platform.


Strength of the Sword 3 received mixed reviews from critics upon release. On Metacritic, the game holds a score of 67/100 based on 15 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews."[4]


  1. ^ "Official Press Release".
  2. ^ "Official Preview Video".
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  4. ^ a b "Strength of the Sword 3 for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  5. ^ Kemps, Heidi (20 December 2013). "Strength of the Sword 3 Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  6. ^ Shillabeer-Hill, Benjamin (29 June 2013). "Strength of the Sword 3 review: an ambitious title from indie dev Ivent". PlayStation Universe. Retrieved 18 December 2017.

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