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7.2 out of 10

Katamari Damacy

The whole point of Katamari Damacy is to roll the largest ball. Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Katamari Damacy review (PS2)

HonestGamers
14 October 2005
  • Excerpt: Fortunately, the gameplay takes itself about as seriously, featuring diverse wackiness ranging from haddocks that flop about inside of your doom sphere to innocent bystanders that run away screaming as if they'd just seen Godzilla. Who knows, maybe they did... you just never know what's inside your katamari!
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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

The Laser
9 May 2005
  • Summary: Namco's Katamari Damacy for the PS2 is one of the strangest titles released for any platform this year. The game defies convention with it's distinctively off-the-wall aesthetics making the entire experience quite unique. Also working in KD's favor are it's simple controls and intuitive interface, which makes rolling over and collecting objects a snap.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 10
9.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 9
9.0
Multiplayer 8
8.0

Katamari Damacy

GamersHell.com
26 October 2004
  • Excerpt: Some games catch your eye because the name bring up associations; a game with 194x in its title will usually be World War II-themed, and seeing the word 'speed' in a title usually signifies a racing game. But what on earth is Katamari Damacy about then? The title is in Japanese (yes, it's being released like that outside of Japan), but to those of us who don't speak the language that is exactly why it stands out.
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Overall 7
7.0

Katamari Damacy review (PS2)

HonestGamers
6 October 2004
  • Excerpt: The idea of rolling a ball around a level has been done before, and better. But I don’t recall a single time where I’ve rolled around a stage, constantly growing larger until the stage I thought I knew took on a whole new form without ever truly changing. It sounds like the dream game, and it almost was.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 8
8.0
Control 9
9.0
Replay value 9
9.0

Katamari Damacy

Project COE
21 September 2004
  • Conclusion: Katamari Damacy may not be one of the most popular titles available, but there’s no reason to pass it up. It’s a unique game that feels almost like a new way of experiencing a game, which leaves you with a very satisfying gaming experience. Though it is fairly short, its charm will keeping pulling you back in for more rolling. It’s a great deal, especially being released brand new for less than half of other new titles.
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Overall 9
8.5

Katamari Damacy Review

PALGN
6 July 2004
Overall 8
8.0

Katamari Damacy

Game-Focus
2 March 2014
  • Summary: Katamari Damacy est apparu en Amérique du Nord peu de temps après son succès immédiat au Japon. Il a la capacité impressionnante de charmer n'importe quel joueur. Malgré la courte durée de l'histoire, il est possible de rejouer chacun des niveaux, et on y revient très souvent croyez-nous! Un mode multijoueur vient augmenter quelque peu la durée à première vue éphémère de Katamari Damacy.
  • Pros: - L'originalité sans limite - L'excellente musique - Avoir une boule assez grosse pour rouler Godzilla!
  • Cons: - Même si on y rejoue souvent, la durée de vie est trop courte - La vue peut être parfois mauvaise à cause des éléments trop nombreux - La boule, devenue trop grosse, peut quelquefois rester prise à certains endroits
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Overall 8
8.0

C'est quoi ce foutoir !

OteraGame
24 June 2005
  • Conclusion: Au final une grande réussite, qui va voir une suite, conséquence logique de ses bonnes ventes (100 000 exemplaires). Espérons juste que le concept ne soit pas gâché.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 8
8.0

Expert Review

PlayFrance
14 April 2005
  • Conclusion: Disponible uniquement en version japonaise et américaine, Katamri Damacy est annoncé timidement pour une sortie européenne après le printemps 2005 alors que la version 2 est actuellement en développement au japon. Ce jeu mérite vraiment d’être acheté si vous aimez les jeux atypiques. Cependant si vous n’aimez pas les graphismes simples les mondes loufoques et que la durée du jeu (une dizaine d’heures pour le finir) vous parait trop courte, je vous le déconseille.
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