Evergrace PlayStation 2

Metascore
59

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 12
  2. Negative: 4 out of 12
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  1. 80
    The graphics are clean and bright, but clearly representative of a first generation game, and the music, aside from a few levels, is uninspired.
  2. 72
    The story, voice acting, character development, translation, combat system and plot progression are very good, nothing more.
  3. The typical fashion model hangs out on the French Riviera and wears a slinky black dress with a fancy designer name on it. The typical RPGer eats a lot of french fries and wears a size XXL black T-shirt with a crewmember of the USS Enterprise on it. These similarities were not lost on From Software.
  4. Just shy of average - there's nothing particularly bad here, but what little good it has is purely incidental and generally ignorable.
  5. Da Gameboyz
    52
    With annoying sound and bothersome gameplay Evergrace is a title that you don't need to worry about missing.
  6. Lacking in gameplay and visual splendor, Evergrace doesn't do enough to provide a quality next-generation RPG experience.
  7. While the PS2 seems to have helped improve the visuals ten fold, From Software wasn't able to work out the gameplay kinks to round everything out.
  8. If the monsters don't get you, the needless micromanagement will.
  9. Unfortunately the Dress-up system isn’t enough to save Evergrace from being very average. The horribly bland visuals, limited exploration and short life span (around 5 hours per character) drag down what could have been a rewarding and unique adventure.
  10. Antagonist
    47
    I like the art in Evergrace. Everything else is crap.
  11. It's just the mediocrity of everything - the story, voice acting, character development, plot progression, translation, combat system - that make it an average gaming experience.
  12. There isn't a tree, mountain, character, location or special effect in this game that has any degree of personality or liveliness within its existence, making the whole engine seem like an assembly-line, cookie-cutter, by-the-numbers effort on the part of From Software.

Awards & Rankings

#22 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2000
#6 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2000
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Dec 29, 2016
    8
    Ever grace is one of those games that seems to get a bad rep. People constantly say that it is mediocre when in fact it is not. This game isEver grace is one of those games that seems to get a bad rep. People constantly say that it is mediocre when in fact it is not. This game is very heavy in atmosphere and the enemy design is pretty creepy to look at. There is this sense of dread and foreboding that this game seems to give off. The music is very chilling and gives you a feeling of dread. Combat is very fun, and the whole equipment system is very reminiscent of Dark Souls. This would not surprise anyone as this game was published by From Software. The only thing I would say is bad about this game is that the camera is a bit wonky at times.

    Buy this game whenever you can as it is pretty cheap on amazon. I highly recommend this hidden gem to PS2 collectors
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  2. DragonKnightofFinalFantasy
    Dec 5, 2004
    7
    A pretty solid game with Zelda-esque gameplay. The story is pretty interesting and it's pretty fun but of course your better off A pretty solid game with Zelda-esque gameplay. The story is pretty interesting and it's pretty fun but of course your better off actually playing Zelda. Full Review »