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Dart, a brave and loyal warrior swordsman, has sworn to avenge the death of his parents by destroying the mysterious black monster. For unknown reasons, the Sandora Empire burns down his village and imprisons his childhood friend, Shana. Straight away Dart sets out on a journey to rescue her, but Shana's kidnapping is merely the tip of the iceberg of a much grander, more sinister plot about ancient spiritual powers and the destruction of the human race.

The Legend of Dragoon is a Japanese-style RPG, visually reminiscent of Final Fantasy VII (pre-rendered backgrounds, 3D characters and battle scenes, CG animations to advance the story). Battle mechanics follow the traditional turn-based prototype, with a few additions such as critical attacks dependent on precise timing, and "dragoon" transformations, which allow access to powerful techniques. Game progression is largely linear, with the "world map" replaced by locations represented as connected dots.

Screenshots

The Legend of Dragoon PlayStation Later in the game you'll be able to synchronize your dragon attacks. The screen morphs into this afterwards
The Legend of Dragoon PlayStation One of the towns you'll visit in the first quarter or so of the game. The game likes zooming out in many locations
The Legend of Dragoon PlayStation Nice snowy mountain dungeon. Those ugly arrows appear by default, but you can remove them
The Legend of Dragoon PlayStation Dart and his friends apparently decide that Greek Orthodoxy is the right way of following the Apostolic teachings

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The Legend of Dragoon Screenshot
The Legend of Dragoon Render
The Legend of Dragoon Screenshot
The Legend of Dragoon Render

Alternate Titles

  • "La Leyenda de los Dragoons" -- Spanish title

User Reviews

While technically good, this is an uninspired, generic Japanese RPG Oleg Roschin (174051) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars
Before I knew the console RPG clichés… Ocram (8) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
A wonderfully exciting and captivating fantasy adventure. Brielle Taylor (3) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Great graphics, story, and battle system....what more do you want? Redwall (78) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Nov 24, 2000 5 out of 5 100
WomenGamers.com Aug 17, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Power Unlimited Feb, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
4Players.de Jan 17, 2001 84 out of 100 84
Legendra 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 18, 2000 15 out of 20 75
Gamekult Jan 25, 2001 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Feb 14, 2000 6.4 out of 10 64
Game Revolution Jun 01, 2000 C- 42
The Video Game Critic Sep 15, 2005 D 25

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msl (335) added The Legend of Dragoon (PlayStation) on May 25, 2001
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