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Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

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  • Summary: A dark mysterious force has taken over the five Kingdoms of Argwyll, and only one person can solve the mystery and save the world--you, as Princess Katia. Now you must travel through the kingdom and explore over two dozen unique 3D worlds filled with graveyards, forests, mountains, and fortresses. Interact with characters, uncover secret areas, and unravel the mystery of the evil forces. During your adventures, you can summon over 100 guardian creatures to help battle hordes of monsters. Make it a solo mission or go head-to-head with friends in two-player Versus mode. Expand
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  1. Positive: 9 out of 22
  2. Negative: 1 out of 22
  1. 90
    Lost Kingdoms may not have much of a plot, but the battle system makes it a fine game worth the attention of all action/RPG fans.
  2. The urge to complete the card collection, to beat up on lowly demons with monstrously powerful cards, or to indulge in the two-player affair is enough to keep most people coming back for more.
  3. One of the most interesting and odd games that I have played in recent years.
  4. As an RPG, Lost Kingdoms lacks a lot of the depth, scope, and production values that makes the genre so compelling.
  5. A good game with a rough exterior.
  6. There’s some incentive to replay the missions (to attain better scores and complete your card collection) but when similarly priced RPGs offer 50+ hours easily, Lost Kingdom’s value for money has to be questioned.
  7. Barely saved only by its sense of strategy, Lost Kingdoms is a lost cause if you’re not into card games.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 9
  3. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. PatrickL.
    May 9, 2003
    I love this game, i just wish that this was a real card game. like you could stand in a simulater and trow cards like that and stuff.
  2. MikEPaynE
    May 31, 2002
    Lost Kingdoms? Its a limo riding airplane flying one tough son of a gun. And u know why??? cause WE GOT 2 WORDS FOR YOU!!!!....BUY IT!
  3. LegendaryDogz3x
    Jul 19, 2002
    This game is one of the most addictive games on the GameCube system. Sure it lacks alittle plot and Katia runs abit on the slow side but overall, loved this game. I especially liked the way they integrated the music in the second to last stage. Get this game! Believe me!! Collapse
  4. BarbaraB.
    Apr 26, 2003
    I liked being a girl, the card system reminded me of Tarot Cards which was neat but I found the card system combat very distracting from actual game play and frustrating to figure out at first. Once I figured it out, it was easy to beat the game and it did not appeal to me for replay at all. I liked collecting the different cards but many seemed completely worthless in combat to me. I found the save system clunky & awkward too. Expand
  5. Nov 2, 2011
    very simple game in every way, but the graphics are smooth and the battles are fun, the card collection is also good, the overall experience is nice but short Expand
  6. Spectre
    Jun 17, 2002
    Repetitive trial and error gameplay. Avoid.

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