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Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PlayStation 2)

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Perspective
91
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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.

Screenshots

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Creating White Eco.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Collecting a power cell. You'll see a lot of this screen.
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Starting the race in Precursor Basin
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy PlayStation 2 Jumping around in Boggy Swamp

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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

AceGamez 2001 10 out of 10 100
Gaming Target Feb 19, 2001 9.7 out of 10 97
TotalPlayStation Mar 18, 2002 9.4 out of 10 94
Game Revolution Dec 01, 2001 A- 91
Darkstation 2001 9 out of 10 90
PlayFrance Apr 09, 2003 9 out of 10 90
videospiele.com Jan 14, 2002 86 out of 100 86
Gamezilla Dec 13, 2001 85 out of 100 85
GamesCollection Aug 08, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
GamersMark Jan 29, 2002 8 out of 10 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 (1536) added Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PlayStation 2) on Jun 23, 2002