DescriptionDart, 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.
- "La Leyenda de los Dragoons" -- Spanish title
- "レジェンド オブ ドラグーン" -- Japanese spelling
|Before I knew the console RPG clichés…||Ocram (8)|
|A wonderfully exciting and captivating fantasy adventure.||Brielle Taylor (3)|
|Great graphics, story, and battle system....what more do you want?||Redwall (87)|
|GamePro (US)||Nov 24, 2000||5 out of 5||100|
|Absolute Playstation||Feb, 2001||95 out of 100||95|
|PSM||Aug, 2000||4.5 out of 5||90|
|Power Unlimited||Feb, 2001||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Dec 18, 2000||15 out of 20||75|
|IGN||Jun 13, 2000||7 out of 10||70|
|Video Games||Aug, 2000||7 out of 10||70|
|GameSpot||Feb 14, 2000||6.4 out of 10||64|
|Game Critics||Aug 10, 2000||5 out of 10||50|
|The Video Game Critic||Sep 15, 2005||D||25|
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