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5.6 out of 10

Kengo: Legend of the 9

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Overall 3
3.0

Kengo: Legend of the 9

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Your first environmental kill, Head-to-head with a friend, Bushido Blade - try it!
  • Cons: Poor fighting mechanics, Idiot enemies, Bland everything
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Kengo: Legend of the 9

True achievements
28 October 2007
  • Conclusion: You will hate it at first, but try to understand the gameplay and at least try it a few more times... but you'll probably still hate it. Personally, I think my brain gradually shuts down while I play this game. This isn't the first game to do that, and I dubbed this the "Monster Madness" effect, for obvious reasons.
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Overall 6
6.0

Xbox 360 Review - 'Kengo: Legend of the 9'

WorthPlaying
23 October 2007
  • Summary: In feudal Japan, it was kill or be killed for the samurai. Kengo: Legend of the 9, known in Europe as Kengo Zero, lets you battle as one of nine famous samurai warriors while mastering expert techniques to gain an advantage over your foes. Become a Kengo Master as you fight your way through lush, high-definition Japanese environments.
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Kengo: Legend of the 9 Review

GamerNode
28 September 2007
  • Excerpt: Kengo: Legend of the 9 is a game whose premise has massive potential, but unfortunately seems to have fallen just short in terms of gameplay. There are some very good ideas here, such as 9 different characters with interweaving stories, counter attacks, environmental kills, a tree of skill upgrades, and a handful of gameplay modes. Unfortunately the final product doesn’t come together as perfectly as all those features might lead you to believe.
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Overall 3
3.0

Kengo: Legend of the 9 Review

GameSpot
25 September 2007
  • Summary: Who knew that samurai swordfighting could ever be so dull and annoying?
  • Pros: Nice slice of Japanese history/mythology, Pretty level art
  • Cons: Monotonous missions, Shallow combat, Dimwitted enemy artificial intelligence
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Overall 4
4.0
Gameplay 3
3.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 6
6.0
Control 4
4.0
Replay value 6
6.0

Kengo Legend of the 9

Xbox Evolved
17 September 2007
  • Summary: I wish I could write more about the game, but there really isn’t much to say. You have a few different story lines and a slice of variety, but there isn’t anything here that screams Xbox 360 titles, and especially nothing in the title to have you coming back for more. Achievement addicts and fans of the series from PlayStation 2 might find it to be a treat, but otherwise don’t waste your time.
  • Pros: There are nine characters to beat it with.
  • Cons: It gets repetitive, boring, and shallow.
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Xbox 360 Preview - 'Kengo: Legend of the 9'

WorthPlaying
24 August 2007
  • Summary: In feudal Japan, it was kill or be killed for the samurai. Kengo: Legend of the 9, known in Europe as Kengo Zero, lets you battle as one of nine famous samurai warriors while mastering expert techniques to gain an advantage over your foes. Become a Kengo Master as you fight your way through lush, high-definition Japanese environments.
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Cy Girls

DarkStation
28 March 2004
  • Conclusion: Graphically the game fairs better then it did in the gameplay department, but not by a great deal. Everything in Cy Girls takes on a simplistic feel and in truth really stays with that look throughout the game. The character models have their moments, but for the most part they have an average amount of detail, and a pretty average appearance to them. The environments of the game are also quite average and really don’t fair much different from the character models.
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Overall 7
7.4

Expert Review

3djuegos.com
29 March 2007