Originally Posted by Drakenxile
a typical bastard sword is around 6 feet a zweihÃ¤nder is even bigger going to about 7 feet with hilt so no it's pretty accurate
its not just the length of the sword, but the thickness and design of it that also contribute to its silly look, and that swords really made that way would be next to useless in combat.
compare actual swords to the design of the ones in the game. Then notice that their use of the sword is completely impossible. The lightning quick combat and all over the battlefield like a frigging ninja.
then compare them to something from the witcher, or witcher 2. His animations are much more grounded in reality, along with using the swords appropriately.