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Legend of Kay

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Overall 8
8.0

Legend of Kay PS2 Review

Console Obsession
31 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Legend of Kay is an action RPG in a similar vein to the classic Zelda series. The young boy may be replaced by a youthful cat, but like Nintendo’s game Kay is an amalgamation of puzzle solving, exploration, combat and character interaction. Does the level of execution reach that of the Zelda series and more importantly is it any good?
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Addiction 9
9.0

Practically Purrfect Family Fun

GIN
8 February 2006
  • Excerpt: There are many, many ninja or samurai-themed games out there. Some, like the Onimusha series, are extremely successful. Others, like Red Ninja, don't quite rise to glory. But almost none are both suitable for kids to play, while also being a good time for adults. Legend of Kay changes that. In the game you play, not surprisingly, Kay. Kay happens to be an orphaned cat who spends much of his time at his village dojo training with an old cat known as The Master.
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Legend Of Kay – Review

GameCritics.com
1 February 2006
  • Excerpt: It's not often a game earns merit on account of its subtext, much less a derivative action platform game with a talking ninja cat for a hero. That Legend of Kay has a subtext at all is a surprise; that it is more toothsome, political and challenging than any other mainstream console game I've played this year is downright weird.
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Overall 9
8.8

Legend of Kay

Playstation Illustrated
9 January 2006
  • Excerpt: It’s been awhile since I’ve played a fairly typical 3D action/platformer that felt fresh enough to really entertain me, but Legend of Kay does just that. While its presentation is geared more for a younger audience, even old pros like me can find a lot to like about the game’s Eastern flavor and streamlined gameplay. Legend of Kay makes use of a minimalist art style that doesn’t include a lot of realistic details in its environments.
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Overall 7
6.7
Features 7
6.5
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 5
5.0
Lifespan 6
5.5

Legend of Kay

Gaming Target
20 December 2005
Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

TheStar.com
19 October 2005
  • Excerpt: A quest-based, martial arts, platform-hopping adventure, Legend of Kay is a short but solid romp with lush and elaborate visuals that happen to bog down in their own elaborations from time to time.
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Overall 7
7.0

Legend of Kay

Evergeek
19 October 2005
  • Excerpt: A quest-based, martial arts, platform-hopping adventure, Legend of Kay is a short but solid romp with lush and elaborate visuals that happen to bog down in their own elaborations from time to time.
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Overall 8
7.5

Legend of Kay

TotalPlayStation.com
1 October 2005
  • Conclusion: A decent platformer, sure, but don't expect anything new or original here. It's a nice diversion and something good for kids, but adults will probably want to stick to the bigger budget titles.
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Overall 8
8.0

Legend of Kay Review

GameSpot
19 September 2005
  • Summary: If you can get past the horrible voice acting and unfortunate frame rate issue, you'll be won over by the solid gameplay and undeniable charm of Legend of Kay.
  • Pros: N/A
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Overall 6
6.0

Legend of Kay

Thunderbolt Games
4 March 2005
  • Excerpt: It’s been a long time now since the words ‘3D action arcade adventure’ really cut any mustard. Sure ten years ago when 32-bit consoles first made that huge leap from 2D to 3D, it was astounding, awe-inspiring even, and quite rightly turned a lot more people on to gaming than there ever had been before.
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