Reviews and Problems with Legion: The Legend of Excalibur
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Legion: The Legend of Excalibur
Into Liquid Sky
3 September 2003
Excerpt: Legion: The Legend of Excalibur is loosely based on the Arthurian legend in which Arthur draws the sword Excalibur and takes his rightful place on the throne as the King of Camelot. From there, the game take huge liberties with the classic story, so much so that fans of the original tale might want to skip past the cutscenes. Apparently, Uther (Arthur's father) was at war with Morgan Le Fey, his daughter.
Pros: Decent looking environments, Fair as a hack-and-slash title
Cons: Mediocre voice-acting, Very little strategy needed, Weak camera, Poor save system
Excerpt: Legion began development back in 1999, before the release of the PlayStation 2. The developers at 7-Studios planned on including such welcome features as multi-player modes and completely developed role-playing elements. Three long years later, these plans have been scrapped and sent to the place where good intentions go to wonder "what if.
Excerpt: Arthurian legend isn't exactly a heavily tapped mythos. Most know bits and pieces, like the Lady of the Lake or the Sword in the Stone, but for the most part, the average person probably couldn't rattle off more than two or three Knights of the Round Table. Perhaps that's why I was so excited about the prospect of 7 Studios' Legion: The Legend of Excalibur when I first heard about it quite a few years back (we actually interviewed 7 Studios long before they'd even...
Excerpt: A l'issue de la preview que nous lui consacrions il y a de cela un petit moment, Legion : The Legend Of Excalibur ne semblait pas être des mieux barrés et c'est sans surprise que l'arrivée de la version finale confirme cette mauvaise impression. Voici un titre qui malheureusement reste un peu sur l'estomac avec son gameplay à la limite du supportable et sa réalisation pas franchement convaincante...