The Legend of Korra

Rating Summary

Based on 38 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

53

Top Critic Average

0%

Critics Recommend

Based on 38 critic reviews
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Dan Stapleton

Top Critic

4.2 / 10.0
Oct 20, 2014

What a disappointment. Even with a reputable developer behind it, The Legend of Korra game left us bent out of shape.

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63 / 100
Oct 23, 2014

The best fan experience for the series by far, but cut corners and poor design choices bog down an otherwise fun beat-em up.

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4 / 10
Oct 26, 2014

There is some value in The Legend of Korra, both as a game and as a tribute to the cartoon on which it's based, but it falls far short of its potential on both counts. Perhaps the third-person combat theatrics for which the studio is known are not replicable on a small budget. You can't blame the IP, which offers a rich vein of material. Regardless, this is the first major blemish on the studio's reputation; a misfire that means Platinum's name no longer guarantees quality.

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3 / 10
Oct 23, 2014

The worst game Platinum has ever made, and thanks to its sheer incompetence and banality almost the Bizarro World opposite of Bayonetta.

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5.5 / 10.0
Oct 29, 2014

Better gameplay pacing and more interesting level designs might have kept this from being such a missed opportunity

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3 / 10
Oct 20, 2014

The Legend of Korra doesn't even come close to capturing the spark of the universe it depicts.

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5 / 10.0
Oct 22, 2014

The Legend of Korra does a disservice to its much-loved source material

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No
Oct 23, 2014

Combat feels good at times, but overall the game is alternately bland and frustrating.

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Oct 22, 2014

The Legend of Korra is a game that has a clear understanding of the source material, but without the budget to really dig in and do that material justice. Platinum offers up a diet version of the gameplay that made it famous, which is still difficult enough to stymie casual players. For $15 though, fans may find the best Avatar game available.

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7 / 10.0
Oct 20, 2014

At the end of the day, I wish The Legend of Korra was a fully-featured retail release. While Platinum has done a great job in terms of delivering a solid action romp, the jarring cutscenes and open-and-shut story leave little in terms of replay value. Avatar and Korra fans will likely rejoice at the fact that they're finally getting a decent game.

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