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Description

In Akuji: The Heartless the player takes the role of Akuji, a voodoo-priest. The title of the game is meant to be taken literally as Akuji's wedding day brought a problem with it: his brother kills him and rips out his heart. Now Akuji has to travel through the underworld to get back to the living and take his revenge.

This game is a typical third-person action-adventure similar to Tomb Raider: the player jumps and fights through the stages. Over the course of their adventure they learn new skills which are used to kill enemies and solve puzzles; sometimes by revisiting old levels and using these new skills to reach previously unavailable areas. The player can increase his health bar by collecting voodoo dolls which are lying around in the levels. The camera is set in the over-the-shoulder perspective but can be adjusted manually. The levels in the game are mostly horror-themed.

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Akuji: The Heartless PlayStation Floor button
Akuji: The Heartless PlayStation Huge explosion
Akuji: The Heartless PlayStation Coffin
Akuji: The Heartless PlayStation Hooks

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Playstation Illustrated 1999 92 out of 100 92
Freak Feb, 1999 84 out of 100 84
Mega Fun Feb, 1999 84 out of 100 84
Absolute Playstation Mar, 1999 81 out of 100 81
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Mar 20, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Bravo Screenfun Mar, 1999 2 out of 6 80
Power Unlimited Apr, 1999 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Revolution Mar, 1999 B- 67
GameSpot Jan 25, 1999 6.2 out of 10 62
Electric Playground 1999 5 out of 10 50

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Jason Walker (1742) added Akuji: The Heartless (PlayStation) on Apr 21, 2001
Other platforms contributed by John Chaser (458)