Chivalry 2 is mostly excellent, although there are a few cracks in its plate armor.
In 2012, Torn Banner Studios more or less invented the first-person melee multiplayer genre with Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, which featured skill-based melee combat on fantastical battlefields. The game was a massive hit that enjoyed a massive playerbase for many years, but the game wasn't without problems. Some of the animations were pretty wonky, and there were quite a lot of bugs.
Nine years later, Torn Banner Studios has returned, and it has brought Chivalry 2, a sequel that aims to expand on what made the original game great while also fixing its issues.
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