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  • Summary: Designed by the legendary John Romero, Daikatana is a first person perspective action, which takes the 3D shoot'em up genre into a new dimension.
    Players assume the role of Hiro, traveling through time with his two sidekicks, the beautiful, yet lethal Mikko and the powerful mercenary
    Superfly Johnson. The player must lead this team, interacting with them to guide them through perilous worlds, exploring vast levels that are filled with an array of intelligent enemies.
    In their quest to save history, players will journey through four different time periods, traveling from mythical Greece to a post apocalyptic San Francisco 500 years in the future. Battling over 60 different monstrous enemies with more than 30 different weapon types, breaching obstacles and unearthing secret locations.
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 6
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  3. Negative: 6 out of 6
  1. 40
    An exceedingly average first-person effort.
  2. 40
    Slow, sometimes sloppy control mixed with boring, uninspired level design, dumb enemies, and sleepy weaponry come together for an entirely average N64 shooter.
  3. An exceedingly average first-person effort.
  4. 40
    Slow, sometimes sloppy control mixed with boring, uninspired level design, dumb enemies, and sleepy weaponry come together for an entirely average N64 shooter.
  5. 37
    Most importantly, Daikatana just isn't any fun. Anyone looking for a Nintendo 64 shooter should do themselves a favor and look elsewhere.
  6. Most importantly, Daikatana just isn't any fun. Anyone looking for a Nintendo 64 shooter should do themselves a favor and look elsewhere.
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. FernandoN.
    Jan 14, 2008
    10
    I agree with Fernando F. This is one of the best games I have ever played. The gameplay, graphics and sound are simply unparalled. There may be a few hitches in the AI, but it is still the most addictive game I have ever played. Seriously, those that gave this a bad score, get a clue! Expand
  2. FernandoF.
    May 30, 2001
    10
    Listen everyone, this is the best game ever. All those freaky guys that write bad about the game, they don't know anything. I think that they are using drugs to say something like that!! Collapse
  3. Sep 15, 2013
    6
    This game may be crap but just be happy they took the crappy friend AI out of the N64 version so the game was a bit better. So that's why I am giving it a 6 because the game was pretty fun and difficult so I say check this out. Remember I mean the N64 version not the PC. You will throw your PC out the window if you play the PC port just a heads up. Expand
  4. [Anonymous]
    Jul 28, 2007
    3
    I was looking for fun classic games and found this one. Its really hard to like the game theres few positives on it. Even the shooting is no fun because of the weapons and enemies and when you die it is by accident or by the stupid AI of your comrades. However the four totally different episodes are fun to explore for a short while. Expand

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