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Legend of Kay Anniversary

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Based on 29 critic reviews
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Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 28, 2015
Wii UJul 28, 2015
PCJul 27, 2015
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Publisher: Nordic Games Publishing

Genres: Action, Adventure, RPG

10 years after its initial release, Legend of Kay - Anniversary is a thoroughly remastered version of the original game: high-resolution textures; new, more detailed character models; modern rendering techniques and crystal-clear surround sound give this great classic a new shine. Full of fond allusions to old martial arts films and pop culture quotes, Legend of Kay - Anniversary is both an incredibly funny game and a challenging action-adventure for young and old alike.

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The most peculiar HD remaster so far, that offers no obvious reason for its existence or why the original was though worthy of resurrection.

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In order to maintain perspective, and sometimes to provide relief, while reviewing a game, I usually play another one concurrently. Coincidentally, my go-to game during this period was a remake, specifically Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, which was a from-the-ground-up redo of Abe's Oddysee. I understand it's completely different from Legend of Kay Anniversary and probably has a different audience entirely (in that is has one at all). But whereas New 'n' Tasty feels like a love letter to its origins, Legend of Kay feels confused and restricted by its source. I honestly feel that this game could've been actually re-made, brought into modern times, and been successful. As it is, though, it's just further fodder for the anti-remake resistance.

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A great adventure game with some interesting plattforming that has aged well. However, the camera still is awful and some graphics have not been improved for this version.

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Whether looking to relive a forgotten favourite or simply in the mood for an old school action platformer, The Legend Of Kay is more than just serviceable. It's a fun, inspired take on the genre that plays well despite its lack of ground-breaking features.

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