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Genji: Days of the Blade
5.3 out of 10

Genji: Days of the Blade

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Overall 6
6.0

Genji: Days of the Blade

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Beautiful visuals, animation, Cool slash 'em-up fighting, New weapons mean more variety
  • Cons: Awful, uncontrollable camera, Long, tedious levels, Punishing jumping puzzles
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Overall 7
7.0

Genji: Days of the Blade

Fragland
2 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Genji: Days of the Blade is the sequel to the (average) PS2 action title Genji: Dawn of the Samurai. The game was lauded for its great graphics, much less for its standard hack & slash gameplay.
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Overall 6
5.5

Genji: Days Of The Blade

ztgd.com
23 January 2011
  • Excerpt: What is it about launch games that cause us to criticize them so much? Perhaps […]
  • Pros: -Gorgeous Visuals, -Multiple Heroes
  • Cons: Mindless Gameplay, Static Camera Angles, Useless Features, Limited Environments
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Overall 5
4.5

Genji: Days of the Blade Review

PlayStation Universe
8 April 2009
  • Summary: Genji: Days of the Blade's uninspiring gameplay, linear levels, and awful camera destroy any illusion the quality graphics and audio may hold over you.
  • Pros: Graphics are nice and animation is good., A rousing, and immersive soundtrack is definitely a high point., Genji: Days of the Blade has downloadable content.
  • Cons: Gameplay is slow, clunky, uninspired, and boring., Levels are very linear., An awful camera hurts playability.
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Overall 3
2.8
Gameplay 3
3.0
Graphics 7
6.8
Sound 5
5.3
Longevity 4
4.2

Genji: Days of the Blade

NowGamer
13 November 2008
Overall 3
3.0
Gameplay 0
0.4
Graphics 1
0.9
Sound 1
0.7
Versatility 0
0.2
Funfactor 0
0.3

Genji: Days of the Blade (PS3) Review

411mania.com
1 March 2008
  • Excerpt: Here’s the story; taking place in about the 12th century with the Heishi clan, seemingly vanquished at the end of
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Genji: Days of the Blade

PlayStation Beyond
18 January 2008
  • Excerpt: Genji 2: Days of the Blade takes place three years after Way of the Samurai, the first installment of the series. The game begins with Benki and Yoshononay, two original characters from the series, along with Lady Shusuka.
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Overall 7
7.0

Genji: Days of the Blade

Playstation Illustrated
25 December 2007
  • Excerpt: I have to say that I was actually somewhat disappointed by Genji: Days of the Blade 's graphics. While the game appears on what is supposed to be the graphically most powerful system, I found myself thinking more times than not that it didn't look a whole lot better than its PS2 predecessor.
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Overall 4
3.8

Expert Review

The Laser
7 July 2007
  • Summary: What's really disappointing about Genji's next generation debut comes in the realization that these problems were very much evident in the PS2 edition. The developers have seemingly made no effort to fix them here - the basic structure and premise are largely unchanged.
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Genji: Days of the Blade

GameBrink
5 July 2007
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