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Description

Jak and Daxter are two mischievous village friends who, despite of the wise (but grumpy) sage, Samos' warning sneak off to Misty Island. There Daxter accidentally falls into a pool of evil Dark Eco, and transforms into a weasel-like creature. Bringing Daxter to his original human form is enough of a problem, and now the Lurkers are using this Dark Eco for their own malign intentions. The plot goes on as the game plays.

Our hero(es) can jump, double-jump, spin-kick, uppercut, hang onto things, and ride various vehicles and an occasional creature along the way to complete their assigned tasks. There are also several NPCs to interact with and play their side quests and mini-games.

Screenshots

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Title Screen
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Fishing mini-game
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Heading towards the final boss.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Racing through portals in Precursor Basin

Promo Images

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy Screenshot
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy Screenshot
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy Screenshot
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy Screenshot

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User Reviews

Jak and Daxter: One Silent Hero, One Loud Mouthed Son of a...who we love. PlayStation 2 STU2 (72)
Huge, and hugely fun PlayStation 2 Famine3h (298)

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic PlayStation 2 Jan 22, 2002 A 100
Futuregamez.net PlayStation 2 Dec 18, 2001 96 out of 100 96
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Dec 10, 2001 92 out of 100 92
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Jan 23, 2002 91 out of 100 91
GameSpy PlayStation 2 2001 90 out of 100 90
PlayFrance PlayStation 2 Apr 09, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Jan, 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Dec 04, 2001 8.8 out of 10 88
GamesCollection PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamezilla PlayStation 2 Dec 13, 2001 85 out of 100 85

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Extras

The manual doubles as a pull-out map that shows the entire area in which you play in.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2001– Best Platformer of the Year

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