Kessen PlayStation 2


Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
Buy On
  1. Stunning visuals and sounds. The only question is whether you are willing to sit down and play the game, with its continuously redundant nature.
  2. 50
    Sadly, the controls in the Battle screen are totally counterintuitive, making it a slow, tedious chore to command your units.
  3. The battles soon result in simplistic tat-for-tat assaults using the boosted special attacks whilst the tactical differences between various sections is questionable.
  4. An excellent game ... if you like games with a low replay value.
  5. The game is fun to watch (and that's mostly what you'll be doing) for a couple of hours, but beyond that the repetitive pre-scripted cut-scenes and ease of play will leave you bored.
  6. 50
    It seems as if the story actually is more important than the game.

Awards & Rankings

#15 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2000
#3 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2000
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. May 23, 2012

    Graphics 6/10- The graphics for itâ
  2. MarkW.
    May 22, 2005
    It was a superb game and it was the game that i was hoping some company would make and electronic arts did so a BIG thank you to electronic arts
  3. LouieggyL.
    Oct 16, 2003
    It Rocks... It totally engulfed me in the want to play it more!!!