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Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean
7.2 out of 10

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

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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...
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.2
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 9
9.1
Storyline 8
7.5
Control 9
8.5

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RPGFan
2 August 2005
  • Excerpt: Baten Kaitos (BK) is an odd mixture of elements that work astoundingly well with a few failed components that turn a potentially amazing experience into one that is merely mediocre.
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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.
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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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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 9
9.0
Storyline 7
7.0
Control 7
6.5
Replay value 9
8.5

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

Project COE
16 November 2004
  • Conclusion: The soundtrack of this game is as beautiful and enchanting as the graphics. Motoi Sakuraba is renowned for creating outstanding tracks, and he hasn’t gone wrong with Baten Kaitos. His previous work includes most of the Tri-Ace-developed games, particularly the Star Ocean series and Valkyrie Profile,...
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 9
9.0
Control 7
7.0
Addiction 6
6.0

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

Nintendo World Report
11 February 2004
  • Summary: Oh my, that Tengu has nipple tassels. I feel… violated somehow.
  • Pros: Addictive combo-laden battle system, Breathtaking FMV background are animated with a subtle beauty, Soundtrack to die for, So you use a dead branch, a chicken and <b>then</b> get the SuperUltraC-C-C-C-Combo? …Uhhh… that’s so <b>cool</b>
  • Cons: Monsters immediately reappear after leaving the screen, No real need for shops or money, Some enemies look like they were abducted from the Dreamcast, So you use a dead branch, a chicken and <b>then</b> get the SuperUltraC-C-C-C-Combo? …Uhhh… that’s so <b>weird</b>
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Overall 8
8.0

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

Sofa Cinema
30 August 2005
Overall 8
8.0

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

Sofa Cinema
30 August 2005
Overall 8
8.0

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

Sofa Cinema
30 August 2005
Overall 8
8.0

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean Review

PALGN
11 May 2005
  • Summary: Rejoice! A Card Battling RPG that doesn't suck. And it's a Gamecube exclusive.
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