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Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Jak and Daxter are two mischievous village friends who, despite of the wise (but grumpy) sage, Samos' warning sneak off to Misty Island. There Daxter accidentally falls into a pool of evil Dark Eco, and transforms into a weasel-like creature. Bringing Daxter to his original human form is enough of a problem, and now the Lurkers are using this Dark Eco for their own malign intentions. The plot goes on as the game plays.

Our hero(es) can jump, double-jump, spin-kick, uppercut, hang onto things, and ride various vehicles and an occasional creature along the way to complete their assigned tasks. There are also several NPCs to interact with and play their side quests and mini-games.

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Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Daxter gets turned into an ottsel.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Collecting scout flies from the red crates.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Getting an explanation of the zoomer before going through the Lava Tube.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Fishing mini-game

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User Reviews

Jak and Daxter: One Silent Hero, One Loud Mouthed Son of a...who we love. STU2 (72) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Huge, and hugely fun Famine3h (298) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

PSX Extreme Dec 02, 2001 9.6 out of 10 96
Game Freaks 365 Jan, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
4Players.de Dec 10, 2001 92 out of 100 92
Game Over Online Jan 23, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 30, 2001 18 out of 20 90
GameSpy 2001 90 out of 100 90
Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2002 9 out of 10 90
videospiele.com Jan 14, 2002 86 out of 100 86
GamesCollection Aug 08, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
All Game Guide 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Extras

The manual doubles as a pull-out map that shows the entire area in which you play in.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2001– Best Platformer of the Year

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Syed GJ (1544) added Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PlayStation 2) on Jun 23, 2002