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Skies of Arcadia: Legends (GameCube)

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Description

Skies of Arcadia: Legends is a re-release of Skies of Arcadia, a well-known RPG for the Dreamcast. Two young pirates, Vyse and Aika, encounter on their journey a mysterious young girl named Fina. They decide to accompany her on her quest to gather six moon crystals. But it appears that Fina was not the only one looking for those crystals. The evil Valuan empire, lead by an ambitious warlock Galcian and his admirals, will do anything to stop Fina and her brave friends...

The gameplay is largely based on world-map traveling (always in an airship), visiting various countries, and fighting in two modes: traditional party-based combat, and ship battles, where you control an entire ship and assign commands for four turns.

What's new in this GameCube re-release? Graphics have been improved (especially character graphics), there are new sub-quests, and new characters with background stories which tell us more about the past of the game's heroes.

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Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube Battle Display
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube If you are not careful it's...
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube Status Screen 1
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube Part of Intro

Alternate Titles

  • "Eternal Arcadia Legend" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Legendra Jan 14, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
RPGFan Feb 24, 2003 95 out of 100 95
GamePro (US) Jan 27, 2003 4.5 out of 5 90
SegaFan.com May 07, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
Nintendo Difference Jun 12, 2003 17 out of 20 85
Jeuxpo.com 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
SEGA-Portal.de Sep 20, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jun 19, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Super Play May, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Jan 28, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – #10 GameCube Game of the Year
    • 2003 - Most Epic Game of the Year (GameCube)

Related Web Sites

  • Skies of Arcadia World (Neat page with everything you ever wanted to know about the Skies of Arcadia series.)
אולג 小奥 (168743) added Skies of Arcadia: Legends (GameCube) on Jun 22, 2003