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Okage: Shadow King
5.8 out of 10

Okage: Shadow King

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Overall 6
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Gameplay 6
5.6
Graphics 7
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Sound 4
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Storyline 6
5.6
Replay value 4
4.4

Okage: The Shadow King

RPG LAND
25 November 2004
  • Excerpt: Described to me, by somebody who will remain anonymous, as a cult classic in this manner: “…most people who played it liked it, but there are only eight of those people.” Well, now it’s nine.
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Okage: Shadow King – Review

GameCritics.com
26 October 2004
  • Excerpt: Wackiness is hard work. Anybody can come up with a random quip that makes his friends laugh, but true silliness requires almost managerial skill. Humor is an art of incongruities; a good humorist must know them intimately, and fit them together like puzzle pieces or cogs in a machine.
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Kidzworld
6 March 2003
  • Excerpt: Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.
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Overall 9
8.7

Okage: Shadow King

Playstation Illustrated
5 March 2003
  • Excerpt: Okage: Shadow King uses a graphical style that can best be described as unique--at least in the world of videogames. Anyone who's seen Tim Burton's claymation work--notably The Nightmare Before Christmas , but also James and the Giant Peach --will immediately recognize the spindly-legged style and...
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Overall 7
6.8

Okage: Shadow King

Just RPG
4 January 2003
  • Excerpt: In the early days of the PS2 good RPGs were tough to come by. Okage: Shadow King was enough to feed starving gamers until the release of Final Fantasy X , but now that the PS2 has plenty of good RPGs, is Okage worth playing? The story follows a young boy named Ari.
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Overall 5
4.5

Okage: Shadow King

Into Liquid Sky
15 May 2002
  • Excerpt: Okage: Shadow King is a quirky tale about a young boy by the name of Ari whose shadow becomes possessed by Stan, The Evil King. From this point, he must help Stan locate the imposter Evil Kings from other towns so he can regain his powers and finally leave Ari's shadow.
  • Pros: Off-beat character design, Good sense of humor, Polygonal towns look good
  • Cons: Sadistic loading times, Unfriendly camera, Battles are weak and fairly repetitive
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0

Okage: Shadow King

The Next Level
24 November 2001
  • Excerpt: In the meantime, players with a hunger for a new title may find intrigue with Okage: Shadow King . Unlike the majority of titles which attempt to outdo each other and rely upon assorted special effects and brand recognition, Okage stands in a class of its own.
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CVG
15 October 2001
  • Excerpt: Role Playing fans have been waiting for a good RPG title to hit the Playstation 2. Even though Dark Cloud is available, I consider it to be more of an action game than a straightforward RPG.
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Overall 10
9.6
Features 9
9.0
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
10
Sound 10
9.5
Lifespan 10
10

Okage: Shadow King

Gaming Target
15 October 2001

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Homemademech
27 August 2005
  • Excerpt: Not to mention you might be in a bit of a budgetary bind and might be looking for a few bargain games to check out. Worry not, this week I have three selections from a few years ago that should be quite affordable for your gaming budget in the here and now.
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