Genji: Days of the Blade Pro Reviews

Average Review Score: 5.9/10

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Genji: Days of the Blade Reviews

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1UP C+ Nov 14 '06
EuroGamer 6/10 Nov 30 '06
Game Informer 6/10 Nov 13 '06
GameBrink 59% Nov 09 '06
GameDaily 5/10 Nov 14 '06
GameZone 6/10 Nov 16 '06
UGO.com C+ Dec 17 '08
GameSpot 6.4/10 Nov 08 '06
Gamespy 2/5 Nov 13 '06
IGN PS3 6.0/10 Nov 07 '06
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Genji: Days of the Blade Previews

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1UP May 09 '06
Amped IGO May 16 '06
Future Gamez May 18 '06
GameSpot May 16 '06
Gaming Evolution Oct 08 '06
IGN PS3 May 08 '06
Pro-G May 25 '06
UGO.com May 17 '06
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"The developers failed to properly capitalize on the Sixaxis controller's unique functionality: You can dodge by quickly jerking the controller to the side, but the same move is more effectively activated by merely moving the right analog stick. This lack of ambition keeps Genji from achieving any enduring success...it'll suffice for launch-time thrills, but likely won't linger long in your mind."
"All the beautiful graphics in the world can’t save a game as badly designed as Genji. Unless you’re looking for nothing more than a pretty face, stay well away from this mediocre-at-best effort."
"While this action adventure game flexes a bit of the PlayStation 3's graphical muscle with its mythical Japanese scenery, its rather shallow, derivative gameplay makes it difficult to recommend."
"There is much of been there-done that feel to the game. The graphics are, initially, a wonder, but when you finally look past them, you will find a game that is merely ordinary, and the fixed camera is an annoyance that needs to be fixed if there is a third title in the franchise."
"While gorgeous, Days of the Blade hardly lets gamers “play beyond”, as it were. The additional characters and weapons certainly help, as does the flexible combat system. The game also offers amazing vistas and epic boss fights. Regardless of how someone dresses a corpse, though, it’s still a corpse. And that’s the main problem here. Beneath the gleaming surface lies an old heart that’s just about had it. Days of the Blade gets half the formula right. Sadly, it’s the wrong half. In the end, fans of the original should take a look, but anyone looking for a true next-generation action title will need to wait."
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