The First Templar follows the story of two characters -a French Templar, and his companion, a noble lady who has been proclaimed a heretic. Taking control over these two unlikely allies, the player must uncover the mysteries behind the Templar Order, play a role in a grand conspiracy, and discover the secret of the Holy Grail. The First Templar features both single player and co-op modes. When playing solo, the player can switch between the two characters, leaving the control of the second hero to the game’s AI. At any moment a second player can join in and take control of the AI controlled hero.
The First Templar, developed by Haemimont Games and published by Kalypso Media, is going to frustrate you. Just a fair warning. This game tells the story of Celian, a Templar during the Inquisition who is fighting to save his Order from destruction. During his quest, he is joined by Roland, another knight in the Templar Order, and Marie, who is branded a heretic. You have the choice to venture through this game alone or with a friend via Xbox Live or split screen. It's better to do it with a friend so that you can experience this train wreck of a game with someone else. When playing the game split-screen, the first thing you'll notice is that the usual split screen layout is gone. Instead, the game uses two diagonally staggered boxes. The first player uses the upper... Read Review