The fighting game promises to immerse players in the visceral world of the TV series.
Ubisoft has announced an upcoming fighting game called Spartacus
Legends, based on the popular TV series.
Little is known about the title, other than it's been slotted for a 2013 release. Ubisoft has revealed the title will be released on multiple consoles, though precisely which ones remains unclear.
The gladiatorial beat 'em up promises "primeval gladiator moments, from training inside the ludus to brutal battles in the arena, all while striving to become a legend.
"Featuring thousands of ruthless weapon combinations and a robust skill system, Spartacus Legends delivers a variety of tools for gamers to customize their gladiators and dismember their foes. Gamers will be able to fight as Spartacus, Crixus or one of their own created gladiators as they battle with friends offline or in online multiplayer to join the ranks on the worldwide leaderboards."
Liam McIntyre, who plays the titular character in the cable show, will lend his voice and likeness to the game. All we have right now are screenshots, but the title will be available to play at Comic-Con from today until Sunday so expect more info as we have it.
The third and final season of the sword-and-sandal drama, War of the Damned, is due to air in January 2013.