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Skies of Arcadia: Legends (GameCube)

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Description

Skies of Arcadia: Legends is a re-release of Skies of Arcadia, a well-known RPG for the Dreamcast. Two young pirates, Vyse and Aika, encounter on their journey a mysterious young girl named Fina. They decide to accompany her on her quest to gather six moon crystals. But it appears that Fina was not the only one looking for those crystals. The evil Valuan empire, lead by an ambitious warlock Galcian and his admirals, will do anything to stop Fina and her brave friends...

The gameplay is largely based on world-map traveling (always in an airship), visiting various countries, and fighting in two modes: traditional party-based combat, and ship battles, where you control an entire ship and assign commands for four turns.

What's new in this GameCube re-release? Graphics have been improved (especially character graphics), there are new sub-quests, and new characters with background stories which tell us more about the past of the game's heroes.

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Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube First Battle
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube Battle Display
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube Status Screen 1
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube Part of Intro

Alternate Titles

  • "Eternal Arcadia Legend" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

GamesCollection Nov 25, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Factornews Jun 25, 2003 9 out of 10 90
N-Zone Jul 07, 2003 88 out of 100 88
Nintendo Difference Jun 12, 2003 17 out of 20 85
Jeuxpo.com 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com May 30, 2003 17 out of 20 85
GameCola.net Jun, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
Gamesmania Jul 02, 2003 82 out of 100 82
Insert Credit Jan 04, 2005 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Aug 23, 2004 B 75

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – #10 GameCube Game of the Year
    • 2003 - Most Epic Game of the Year (GameCube)

Related Web Sites

  • Skies of Arcadia World (Neat page with everything you ever wanted to know about the Skies of Arcadia series.)
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