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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 Firing Yellow Eco at Klaww.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Catching the muse.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Collecting scout flies from the red crates.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Heading towards the final boss.

Promo Images

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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

Gaming Age PlayStation 2 2001 A 100
Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Feb 19, 2001 9.7 out of 10 97
Futuregamez.net PlayStation 2 Dec 18, 2001 96 out of 100 96
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Jan, 2002 9.25 out of 10 92
Game Vortex PlayStation 2 2001 91 out of 100 91
Fragland.net PlayStation 2 Sep 15, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Feb 17, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Nov 30, 2001 18 out of 20 90
GamesCollection PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation 2 Jan, 2002 24.5 out of 30 82

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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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