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  • Summary: Savage by Nature. Two allies torn apart by tragedy...yet bound by fate. The three sacred glyphs...the mythic and forbidden symbols of an ancient world torn apart. Only these mystic relics have the power to open the Gateway of Chaos and lead the people to the Red Moon. Legend says that whenSavage by Nature. Two allies torn apart by tragedy...yet bound by fate. The three sacred glyphs...the mythic and forbidden symbols of an ancient world torn apart. Only these mystic relics have the power to open the Gateway of Chaos and lead the people to the Red Moon. Legend says that when the three glyphs meet, the three worlds will once again be reunited. Two men, once friends, now have their fates tied together by the tragic death of a young maiden. One, a brave young knight and summoner of the Chaos Legion. The other, a noble lord who has fallen to the dark side. Both hold thekey to the sacred glyphs in their power. The legions shall be summoned in this dark gothic opera! [Capcom] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 34
  2. Negative: 3 out of 34
  1. Solid in virtually every way, it’ll more than tide you over till Devil May Cry 3 comes along.
  2. Chaos Legion is one of the great unsung brawlers of the PS2. So the story is cliched beyond belief. So the characters are forgettable. Maybe its presentation could have been executed better. Big deal. The game is overflowing with some of the toughest brawling action you’ll ever face.
  3. First, it provides an engaging story (told through beautiful cut-scenes that kept me on my toes till the very end. Second...building up each legion's stats keeps the action from feeling monotonous. [July 2003, p.112]
  4. 65
    While the game promises something interesting, Chaos Legion levels off mid-way through and never elevates over redundant button masher status.
  5. Chaos Legion isn't as sharp as it should be. Beautiful, polished and at times engaging Capaom's latest invention, nevertheless, tests neither the reactions nor the brain enough to hold your interest. [May 2003, p.93]
  6. Action fans might find the game a temporary diversion, but it has no staying power.
  7. Thrown in the face of a history of outstanding action gaming, Chaos Legion may just be one of the worst action titles of the year. Imperfect controls and lackluster gameplay.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 25
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 25
  3. Negative: 3 out of 25
  1. JimmyM.
    Aug 10, 2003
    10
    This game is insane, and reminds me of that game Devil May Cry, i would say, this game is worth getting. also the replay value is fantastic.
  2. KarenO.
    Nov 2, 2007
    10
    This is the most fun game that I have ever played,it is so fun that I continuously play it almost every day,Its the only game in my video This is the most fun game that I have ever played,it is so fun that I continuously play it almost every day,Its the only game in my video game library that keeps me coming back for more and more.I literally fell in love with chaos legion the first day I played it,it,s a real addiction.I Realy Hope and pray that there will be a sequel one day.Finally Iwould like to thank everyone at capcom for creating Chaos Legion and making it possible because chaos legion is one of those very few unique,magnificent, and unforgetable games that only comes along once in a life time. Expand
  3. NinjaMafia
    Aug 15, 2003
    10
    Okay Chaos Legion is basically a beat 'em up with a twist, you can summon monstars called legions to support you. The legion can perform Okay Chaos Legion is basically a beat 'em up with a twist, you can summon monstars called legions to support you. The legion can perform strong attacks, but you have to give out orders for them to do that, but the best part about the legions is the way they boost up your main character. You can gain combos, magic attacks, extra strength, defense, life and just about anything else from your legions. The gameplay is extremely fun seeing how you can level up your legions and do it all with syle. However the game isn't as stylish as I would wish it would be. The games graphics are actually really good. People complain about the mass amount of fog in this game, but I actually find the fog to give off a fantastic atmospere. Enemies and characters all look pretty good. The games sound however is it's weak point. The voice actors in English are okay at the best. The Japanese acting is a bit better but could have been done a bit nicer. The music started off great but the farther in the game you got, the less music played. The story is actually pretty good. It actually only seems good to me becuase it reminds me of old fantasy games with their awkward storylines. Overall, Chaos Legion is one Fantastic game with enough replay value to make me atleast rent this game a few times, if not buy it. However many people will be turned off by the games sound and repetitive gameplay. Expand
  4. Koharu-Chan
    Sep 21, 2003
    10
    I LOVE Chaos Legion! I haven't beaten it yet....*pout* but my best friend did, yet I STILL love it! ^,^ It has wonderful graphics, great I LOVE Chaos Legion! I haven't beaten it yet....*pout* but my best friend did, yet I STILL love it! ^,^ It has wonderful graphics, great gameplay and an overall COMPLETELY interesting storyline! I think that Sieg is one of THE COOLEST video game characters EVER! He's up there with Cloud (FFVII) And Link (LOZ)!! Chaos Legion is AWESOME! ^,^ Expand
  5. NaomiM.
    Mar 7, 2005
    10
    Screw everyone who didn't like this game. It's beautifully done, has a good story and the Legions are cool and helpful. It was Screw everyone who didn't like this game. It's beautifully done, has a good story and the Legions are cool and helpful. It was great! I love all Capcom games and this is no exception. Seig is awesome! Expand
  6. JIFAN
    Nov 13, 2003
    9
    It's a great game, and I do not know why, it got such a low score 64? it's cool, much better than DMC 2.
  7. AAneoAA
    Sep 29, 2003
    1
    1 word, 4 letters..... C-R-A-P what does that spell?

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