Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome (PlayStation 2)

76
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
...
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

Makai Kingdom is the fourth Nippon Ichi-developed tactical RPG on PlayStation 2 and it follows closely in the footsteps of the previous games of the same style, which are Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, La Pucelle: Tactics and Phantom Brave.

Lord Zetta, the king of Netherworld, tried to rewrite the history of the land but didn't succeed, and in the process brought demise onto himself. Three evil Overlords appeared before Zetta and promised to help him in his quest to take over the land once more. The player takes control of Zetta and his army to return Netherworld to its rightful owner.

The game mechanics consist of several stages in which the player must defeat the enemy or fulfill other tasks to advance to the next level. Fighting is done in turns, meaning that once the player has moved and attacked, it's the enemy's turn to move his troops one by one. When the battle is won, the next level becomes selectable. Between fights, you can improve your squad of fighters by buying better weapons, recruiting more soldiers and so on.

Screenshots

Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome PlayStation 2 Targeting with an ice spell
Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome PlayStation 2 Buying weapons
Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome PlayStation 2 A vehicle special attack
Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome PlayStation 2 An Overlord colleague noticing Zetta's new state

Alternate Titles

  • "幻影之国:圣卷编年史" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Phantom Kingdom" -- Japanese title

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Aug 17, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Worth Playing Jul 27, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Aug 05, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
UOL Jogos Aug 02, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 12, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Video Game Talk Aug 23, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine Aug, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Diehard GameFan Aug 03, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Jul 21, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamezine Aug 28, 2005 15 out of 20 75

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


Related Web Sites

Evilhead (1051) added Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome (PlayStation 2) on Apr 10, 2006