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Kessen

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Overall 8
8.0

Kessen

ztgd.com
26 January 2011
  • Excerpt: I know what you are thinking, this game has been out for quite a while, […]
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 10
10
Sound 9
9.0

Kessen

Game Boyz
10 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Developed by Koei Distributed by EA Games ESRB Rating: Teen Genre: Strategy/Simulation Players: 1 Memory Card: 216Kb Vibration Function Compatible Analog Control Compatible Digital Control Compatible Da Introduction: Kessen - the Japanese word for "decisive battle." It's the historical account of a troubled time in history. In the 16th century, Japan was under the control of local lords who squabbled amongst themselves in an attempt to gain power.
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Expert Review

CVG
10 August 2001
  • Excerpt: In a launch that was loaded with sequels, one of the most original PS2 titles turns out to be Kessen, a real-time strategy game that puts players in control of a huge army during the greatest battle in Japanese history.
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Overall 5
5.4
Features 6
6.0
Gameplay 3
3.0
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 6
6.0
Lifespan 3
2.5

Kessen

Gaming Target
2 August 2001
Overall 9
9.2
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 10
10
Sound 10
10

Kessen

The Next Level
22 February 2001
  • Excerpt: Koei has been in the habit of creating true-to-life war simulation since its early SNES days. They have always been credited for building a sophisticated simulation game around an incredibly rich (and historically accurate) story. Kessen is no exception. Taking its heroes from a chapter in Japan's past, Koei's 'war-simulation' formula has worked once again resulting in simply one of the most rewarding and in depth strategy titles to appear on a console system.
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Kessen Review

GameSpot
14 March 2000
  • Excerpt: Koei's PlayStation 2 strategy title Kessen, published by EA here in the US, was one of the better Japanese launch titles. While there are definitely a few better games out here in the US, Kessen still stands up as a good-looking, interesting strategy-simulation game. Koei is well known for its console and PC strategy-simulation games, like those in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series, but the average player tends to shy away from them due to their complexity.
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Kessen -

Futuregamez.net
6 May 2005
  • Excerpt: When I review a game I usually know what to score it. A good game gets a high score, a crap game gets a low score.
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 9
8.5
Lastability 7
6.5

Kessen

JeuxVideo.fr
14 November 2005
  • Excerpt: On ne peut pas dire que les jeux de stratégie en temps réel sont monnaie courante sur console, surtout quand il doit s'agir de véritable stratégie plus que de gestion de ressources. C'est pourtant ce que nous propose Electronic Arts avec Kessen. Mais le jeu n'est malheureusement pas à la hauteur des splendides screenshots qui ornent la boite et quelques déceptions de taille attendent l'amateur de stratégie.
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Overall 8
8.0

Kessen

gamesector.dk
14 May 2004
  • Excerpt: Første strategispil til Playstation 2 er kommet. Der er tale om KOEIs spil Kessen, der lader dig trække i en japansk krigsherres rustning, og udkæmpe slag fra Japans voldsomme historie. Spillet viser mange af Playstation 2´s virkelige stærke sider frem i meget overbevisende stil.
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Overall 9
9.2
Gameplay 8
8.2
Graphics 10
9.7
Sound 10
9.7
Lifespan 8
8.3

Kessen PS2

GameOver
29 August 2003
  • Excerpt: A Koei e a Electronic Arts ofereceram à PlayStation2 um grande jogo de estratégia em tempo real. Tem samurais, muitas batalhas e gráficos de sonho. Tudo tão bonito que até chega a chatear!
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