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Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PlayStation 2)

Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
91
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3.9
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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 Fishing mini-game
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Heading towards the final boss.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Getting an explanation of the zoomer before going through the Lava Tube.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Pelican will get what he deserves.

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User Reviews

Jak and Daxter: One Silent Hero, One Loud Mouthed Son of a...who we love. STU2 (72) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Huge, and hugely fun Famine3h (298) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

GamesFirst! Mar 20, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
The Video Game Critic Jan 22, 2002 A 100
Futuregamez.net Dec 18, 2001 96 out of 100 96
Game Vortex 2001 91 out of 100 91
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 17, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Super Play Dec, 2001 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot Dec 04, 2001 8.8 out of 10 88
Gamezilla Dec 13, 2001 85 out of 100 85
GamesAreFun.com (GAF) Apr 28, 2003 8 out of 10 80
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Feb 05, 2003 8 out of 10 80

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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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Syed GJ (1536) added Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PlayStation 2) on Jun 23, 2002