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Legendary

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
47
3.8
Windows
52
2.8
Xbox 360
50
3.7
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Description

Legend tells that Pandora's box released all the evils of mankind when it was opened. But in reality the box actually is a weapon of ultimate strength that decimated societies and crushed civilizations until the Council of 98, a secret order, took the relic and its secret and hid it from world. They hid it so good in fact, that over time the knowledge was lost even to them and so the world was safe from the box's destruction. At least until a team of archaeologists find the box on the bottom of the ocean, recover it and place it in a museum in New York City.

The player takes on the role of Charles Deckard, a professional art thief. He has been commissioned by a mysterious man named LeFey to get into the museum and steal the box but instead of stealing it once he is in front of it, he makes the biggest mistake in his life and opens it unleashing horros upon the world which were believed to be only myths. Now Deckard is hunted by a mysterious entity named "The Black Order" and simultaneously has to undo the disaster he created.

Legendary is a straight forward first-person-shooter. During the course of the game Deckcard finds everything from an axe to molotov cocktails and an advanced assault rifle to fight against the ancient horror and special units of the Black Order. When he opened the box he also gained the ability to see and use the life energy called Animus Vitae. Dropped by the mythical monsters after their death, it not only heals Deckard but can also be used to unleash an energy wave called Animus Pulse which blasts nearby enemies to the ground.

When the player has enough of all the world-saving, he can start up the multiplayer mode for up to 8 players. The game pits the rebels against the Black Ops but also puts in the mythical, AI-controlled monsters from the single player campaign to grant the players access to Animus Vitae and generally spice things up.

Screenshots

Legendary Windows Narrated still shots advance the story.
Legendary Windows Main Menu
Legendary Windows Shooting down Griffons in London.
Legendary Windows Good birdie. Please don't hurt me.

Alternate Titles

  • "Pandora" -- Working title
  • "Legendary: The Box" -- 2nd Working title

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User Reviews

Not quite enough for being a legend Windows vicrabb (6981)

The Press Says

Official XBox Magazine Xbox 360 Nov 09, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2008 73 out of 100 73
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Nov 19, 2008 7 out of 10 70
PTGamers PlayStation 3 Oct 23, 2008 13 out of 20 65
PSX Extreme PlayStation 3 Nov 13, 2008 5.2 out of 10 52
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2009 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpot Xbox 360 Nov 10, 2008 3.5 out of 10 35
1UP Xbox 360 Nov 11, 2008 D 25
JeuxActu Xbox 360 Nov 21, 2008 4 out of 20 20
JustPressPlay PlayStation 3 Nov 30, 2008 1.5 out of 10 15

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