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Kengo: Master of Bushido

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Overall 5

Kengo: Master Of Bushido

26 January 2011
  • Excerpt: You guys remember Bushido Blade don’t ya? Sure ya do because you are hardcore gamers […]
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Overall 7

Kengo: Master of Bushido

Playstation Illustrated
16 September 2005
  • Excerpt: The graphics in Kengo range from quite beautiful to rather unimpressive. The environments that you battle in, while nowhere near as expansive as I would have liked, are nonetheless very well detailed and quite enjoyable to look at. The character models, on the other hand, are relatively detailed but a little herky-jerky in their animations. You'll also be seeing a whole lot of the same characters, as you fight your way through ranks of students of the various dojos.
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Kengo: Master of Bushido

Game Ratio
2 November 2003
  • Excerpt: I could not figure out the point of Kengo. It seems to lack any sign of enjoyment, which pretty much ruins the whole game. It's supposed to be a game that is true to the Japanese samurai culture, forgetting that the point of a game is to have fun. You choose fighters to battle with your swords, not that I could tell any difference between any of them. Fights are usually quick, since you die in 1 or 2 hits. This is annoying, not fun.
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Overall 8

It's a one-on-one samurai slash-fest

Web Wombat
21 November 2005
  • Conclusion: And, while being a samurai warrior is something that, I think, most people find appealing, this is a definitely a case of "try before you buy".
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Overall 4

Kengo - Masters of Bushido

23 February 2008
Overall 7
Gameplay 7
Graphics 7
Sound 7
Lastability 8

Kengo : Master of Bushido

20 December 2005
  • Excerpt: Que les fans de Bushido Blade se réjouissent, Light Weight, le studio prodige, nous refait le coup des combats de samouraïs dans un Japon médiéval. On prend les mêmes et on recommence ? Pas tout à fait, lisez la suite.
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Overall 7
Gameplay 7
Graphics 6
Sound 5
Lifespan 7

Expert Review

19 December 2005
  • Conclusion: Les fans de Bushido Blade et de la culture japonaise apprécieront forcément Kengo, ils ne resteront pas insensibles à son excellente ambiance de samouraï . En revanche, les fans de combat bourrin seront très déroutés par son aspect simulation volontairement marqué. Lightweight a beau avoir simplifié le principe des combats emprunté à Bushido Blade, il n'empêche que Kengo n'est pas accessible à tout le monde.
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