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Jade Empire: Special Edition
7.4 out of 10

Jade Empire: Special Edition

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Overall 9

Jade Empire: Special Edition

24 June 2012
  • Pros: Lush environments, Fast-paced and taxing fighting, Great support cast & excellent dialog
  • Cons: Fighting's a little janky, Two-year old Xbox game, Pretty short
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Overall 8

Jade Empire Special Edition

Game Over Online
30 April 2008
  • Excerpt: Because my wife is away skiing in the North Country, you all benefit from what has to be, for me at any rate, the fastest game review ever. I played Jade Empire from start to finish in one marathon ten hour and fifteen minute gaming session, and without a multiplayer component and with essentially...
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Jade Empire Special Edition

hardware heaven
3 May 2007
  • Excerpt: When it comes to RPGs, Bioware are without equal. They have created wonders such as the Baldur's Gate series, quite possible the best fantasy RPG ever created, as well as given tools to the community with the hugely successful Neverwinter Nights.
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PC Review - 'Jade Empire: Special Edition'

28 March 2007
  • Summary: BioWare is bringing an enhanced version, high-resolution graphics and new visual effects, of Jade Empire to the PC. The original, story of Jade Empire is injected with new monsters, weapons, combat styles, new challenges, and special items to discover.
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Overall 8

Jade Empire: Special Edition

Auracore MediaWorks
28 March 2007
  • Summary: Jade Empire arrives on the PC, but offers little new material.
  • Pros: Sharp graphics; quick loading times; good plot; new combat system.
  • Cons: Terrible camera; not enough new content; too linear.
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Jade Empire: Special Edition Review

23 March 2007
  • Excerpt: How does a two-year old PC port of an awesome Xbox RPG hold-up in today’s world? Well, if the game is from a company like Bioware, then the game may have some life. And if the game is like Jade Empire , a game in which PC gamers lost out for two years while their Xbox brethren reaped all the...
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Jade Empire

21 March 2007
  • Excerpt: Jess takes a look at Jade Empire, finally ported to PC.
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Overall 8

Jade Empire: Special Edition

games xtreme
4 March 2007
  • Summary: Wolf sneaks into Bioware's psuedo oriental martial arts action RPG, Jade Empire to see if the Special Edition is really all it is cracked up to be!
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Overall 8

Expert Review

22 February 2007
  • Summary: PC gamers have been waiting patiently for almost two years for BioWare's Asian-themed role-playing game to make it to their platform of choice. And in many ways, it was worth the delay for anyone who hasn't already played the Xbox version.
  • Pros: Complex story and characters rank among BioWare's best, Pretty graphics and superb voice acting bring the gameworld to life, Alignment system is well designed and adds replay value
  • Cons: Simplistic combat is unexceptional and unfulfilling, Limited character-customization options make leveling up unexciting, Only a scant few additions over the Xbox version
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Overall 7

Jade Empire: Special Tin Box Edition review

5 June 2008
  • Excerpt: Worth it if you haven't beaten it on a console already. Otherwise doesnt really compete with alternative PC RPGs.
  • Pros: Good, bug free port. Looks good and runs smoothly on modern machines. Same well designed and developed gameplay and story.
  • Cons: Doesn't feel natural on a PC. Dated graphics compared to other recent offerings. Not as special as "special edition" might suggest.
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