10 of the Best, Worst and Weirdest King Arthur Games Ever Made

Whether he's time-travelling to punch dinosaurs, or ripping off 'Zelda' games – England's sword-snatching hero is never short of an extra life

Dark Age of Camelot
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Dark Age of Camelot

Back in 2001 massively multiplayer online games meant EverQuest and Ultima Online, but Dark Age of Camelot was a fondly remembered alternative to the big two. Set immediately after the death of King Arthur it presented a fractured Britain where three factions went to war over his kingdom in “Realm Versus Realm” combat – chaotic online battles involving player numbers never before seen. In 2014 Dark Age of Camelot finally shut down, although its innovation on the MMO formula would return in the hour of its greatest need just like Arthur himself in the form of games like Guild Wars 2.