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Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu

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Levant is a young boy from a village Syrus. Long time ago the country was cursed by a powerful spirit. Since then the forests around Syrus are populated by monsters. Levant's father was a Cocoon Master - a hunter who could capture those monsters, purge their corrupted souls through holy powers and make them serve the people. But Levant's father disappeared long ago in the woods, and now it's Levant's turn to be the new Cocoon Master. On the day of his initiation, which is also the day he marries his lovely girlfriend Mahbu, he receives his first dangerous mission.

Jade Cocoon is, at its core, a Pokémon-like monster-breeding RPG. You must fight monsters and capture them once they become weak enough. Then you have to experiment and to cross different kinds of monsters with each other, to obtain more powerful species which you can later use in battles. The battles themselves are typical turn-based ones, with several menu choices, such as "Attack", "Defend","Catch" or "Item". The monsters are all visible.


Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu PlayStation Two Chinese (?)
Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu PlayStation Title screen
Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu PlayStation Intro
Jade Cocoon: Story of the Tamamayu PlayStation Funny monsters

Alternate Titles

  • "Tamamayu Monogatari" -- Japanese title
  • "Jade Cocoon: La Leyenda de Tamamayu" -- Spanish title
  • "Jade Cocoon: La Légende de Tamamayu" -- French title

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Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) PlayStation Sep 01, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Super Play PlayStation Nov, 1999 87 out of 100 87
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation Dec 09, 1999 17 out of 20 85
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Aug, 1999 81 out of 100 81
IGN PlayStation Jul 30, 1999 8.1 out of 10 81
GameSpot PlayStation Apr 30, 1999 7.9 out of 10 79
Mega Fun PlayStation Dec, 1999 78 out of 100 78
Power Unlimited PlayStation Jan, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Legendra PlayStation Oct 26, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Retrogaming History PlayStation Sep 23, 2008 6 out of 10 60


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