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Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

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Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean (GameCube) Review

Cubed³
23 May 2006

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

GameBrink
19 October 2005
Overall 5
5.0

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GamesAreFun
30 August 2005
  • Excerpt: And that's only the tip of the iceburg. There's the strange item system where each item changes form as time passes within the game - a healing item might become a blob of poison suddenly, and the character who tries to heal him or herself suddenly finds that he or she has ingested a poisonous substance.
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 7
7.4
Graphics 10
9.7
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 7
7.3
Control 9
9.2

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RPGFan
2 August 2005
  • Excerpt: Baten Kaitos, the card-based RPG developed by Monolith Soft and Tri-Crescendo, headed by Shinji Noguchi was slated to be one of the most brilliant games on the Nintendo GameCube. Gorgeous pre-rendered backgrounds, an engaging story, and a card-based battle system were supposed to make RPG fans quiver with joy. Released in November, Namco’s Baten Kaitos was met with open arms by most. Did Namco succeed in putting out the finest RPG for the Gamecube?
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Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean (GC)

ccgr.org
1 June 2005
  • Excerpt: When Namco?s Tales of Symphonia was released on the Nintendo GameCube in the summer of 2004, most reviewers, including this one, felt obligated to point out that Tales was being dropped into an ?RPG-starved? console. While the latter half of 2004 gave a much-needed injection of respectability into the Cube RPG library, there remained few true 50+ hour epics for Nintendo?s console beyond the aforementioned Tales of Symphonia and Sega?s Skies of Arcadia Legends.
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Overall 10
10

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean (Gamecube) Review

Vooks
19 May 2005
  • Excerpt: Well, its finally here. After a good few years of development Namcos gun RPG has finally been released. When compared with other consoles the cube hasnt exactly been showered with a large quantity of RPGs with the most notable ones being Paper Mario, and Tales of Symphonia, both of which were of high quality creating a hard act for Baten Kaitos follow. The game promises much, including an innovative battle system and over 60 hours of gameplay.
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Overall 9
8.8

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

Game Vortex
10 May 2005
  • Excerpt: Baten Kaitos is a stunning game visually, even with its blemishes. Backgrounds are pre-rendered and feature some nice details that help to bring the game’s world to life. Each area is brimming with life like flowing water, billowing clouds, and townspeople going about their daily business. The presentation is, however, marred by some small things.
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Overall 8
8.0

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GamesFirst!
4 January 2005
  • Excerpt: Baten Kaitos is a card-based RPG that features 1000+ cards, over 140 attack combos, and gorgeous graphics. Even with its fair share of problems, which are mostly due to the fact that card-based games aren't exactly "all that", it is still worth checking out for GameCube owners. Read all about it right here.
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Overall 8
8.0

Baten Kaitos

GamePro.com
22 November 2004
  • Excerpt: Baten Kaitos stands out from the rest of the RPG bunch.
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Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

Project COE
16 November 2004
  • Conclusion: Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean is turning out to be one of the most brilliant and creative RPGs this year. Maybe Namco just has a way with GameCube RPGs. GCN owners are certainly happy to have Namco on their side, as they've provided many a great game to them this generation. Baten Kaitos is one of the most unique card-based RPGs to ever graze our gaming world.
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