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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

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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 Green Sage captured!

Promo Images

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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 (361) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamesFirst! Mar 20, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Freaks 365 Jan, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
HonestGamers Aug 06, 2002 9.4 out of 10 94
IGN Dec 04, 2001 9.4 out of 10 94
Fragland.net Sep 15, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Game Revolution Dec 01, 2001 A- 91
PlayFrance Apr 09, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Thunderbolt Games Oct 21, 2008 9 out of 10 90
videospiele.com Jan 14, 2002 86 out of 100 86
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jan, 2002 24.5 out of 30 82

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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 (1689) added Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (PlayStation 2) on Jun 23, 2002
Other platforms contributed by mars_rulez (20637) and GTramp (56895)