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.

Screenshots

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 If you are not careful it's...
Skies of Arcadia: Legends GameCube First Battle

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

GamersMark Feb 12, 2003 10 out of 10 100
SegaFan.com May 07, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
IGN Jan 28, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
GameCola.net Jun, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
Gamesmania.de Jul 02, 2003 82 out of 100 82
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jun 19, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Insert Credit Jan 04, 2005 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Aug 23, 2004 B 75
GameSpot Jan 28, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Games TM Mar, 2003 7 out of 10 70

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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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