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Legend of Kay (PlayStation 2)

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Legend of Kay is a classic action adventure with an advanced close combat fighting system.

The young hero "Kay", a cat, rise to a challenge when emperor Shun - king of the mighty gorilla - invaded the island Yenching with his troops. Kay may be only a scholar, but he is a brave and agile fighter. He leaves his village only with his sword and soon becomes a seasoned fighter.

The fights in Legend of Kay reminds of good old eastern martial-arts-movies. There are various moves the player can execute: uppercuts, back flips, somersaults, powerful magic attacks and you have the combo moves. When you gain a combo, you can auto aim at enemies, which makes it easy for the player to execute double- and triple blows.

In the beginning you only have a sword but later in the game Kay receives steel claws and a powerful war hammer. All weapons can be upgraded.

Kay has to fight against a lot of different enemies on ground and in the air. There are a lot of jump and run action, puzzles and of course many, many fights.


Legend of Kay PlayStation 2 Pump station in the crocodile temple
Legend of Kay PlayStation 2 Fighting against the ancestor
Legend of Kay PlayStation 2 Fighting against a crocodile in the palace
Legend of Kay PlayStation 2 Performing a combo move

Alternate Titles

  • "凯之传奇" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)

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AceGamez Feb 08, 2005 9 out of 10 90 Oct 23, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
Gamesmania Feb 07, 2005 81 out of 100 81 Apr 04, 2005 75.5 out of 100 76
GameZone Oct 06, 2005 7.6 out of 10 76
TotalPlayStation Oct 01, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Gaming Target Dec 20, 2005 6.7 out of 10 67
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
Thunderbolt Games Mar 04, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Factornews Mar 08, 2005 6 out of 10 60


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Pete Walentin (365) added Legend of Kay (PlayStation 2) on Aug 10, 2005