Skies of Arcadia: Legends (GameCube)

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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.


Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube You start in a room of a enemy airship
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube Status Screen 2
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube Title Screen
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Alternate Titles

  • "Eternal Arcadia Legend" -- Japanese title

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'Avast Ye Matey?' What The Hell Does That Mean? MasterMegid (897) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars

Critic Reviews

Diehard GameFan Feb 09, 2003 10 out of 10 100
GamersMark Feb 12, 2003 10 out of 10 100
RPG Land Nov 25, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) Jan 27, 2003 4.5 out of 5 90 2004 8.5 out of 10 85 May 30, 2003 17 out of 20 85 Jul 02, 2003 82 out of 100 82 Sep 20, 2009 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Aug 23, 2004 B 75
Games TM Mar, 2003 7 out of 10 70


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