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Lost Kingdoms II (GameCube)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Two centuries have passed since Queen Katia saved the land of Argwyll and brought peace to the kingdom. Katia, and all the queens since, are able to keep peace in the land and defeat enemies with the help of a powerful runestone. This runestone gives the ability to control numerous and powerful monsters. But after all these years, the peace is being threatened for the skilled craftsman in the region of Kendarie have found a way to manufacture artificial runestones. Although not as powerful, they have created many of them and begun to prepare for a war. You play the game as Tara Grimface, an orphan, thief, and warrior. Tara also possesses a runestone, and in the beginning she uses it to help out a group of bandits. But soon you will have to help her discover her true past and save the land from the rising threat.

The gameplay in Lost Kingdoms II is similar to the original. There are many lands to explore, with various monsters throughout. You defend yourself in battle with the help of a deck of 30 cards you bring on each level. Each card has the ability to summon a different type of monster, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. As levels are completed, new locations become available and the story will unfold.


Lost Kingdoms II GameCube There are a variety of different loading screens
Lost Kingdoms II GameCube There are many characters to talk to to find useful information or just advance the story
Lost Kingdoms II GameCube Title screen and main menu
Lost Kingdoms II GameCube The menu: begin this mission, or edit your deck?

Alternate Titles

  • "Rune II" -- Japanese Title
  • "Les Royaumes Perdus II" -- French Title

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The Press Says

Nintendojo Jan 06, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot May 23, 2003 7.6 out of 10 76
GamersMark May 30, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Bordersdown Jul 24, 2003 7 out of 10 70 Jun 13, 2003 14 out of 20 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 26, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Revolution Jun, 2003 B- 67 (UK) Aug 11, 2003 6 out of 10 60
GameZone Jun 11, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Digital Entertainment News (den) Sep 01, 2003 5.4 out of 10 54


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Servo (55928) added Lost Kingdoms II (GameCube) on May 22, 2003