• Publisher: SCEA
  • Release Date: Jun 11, 2000
Metascore
74

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
Buy On
  1. 70
    It never seems to quite grow the wings that would let it take off and soar like its other four-disk brethren.
  2. If I never again see a story that contains color-coded heroes, it will be too soon.
  3. Borrows too heavily from other games and lacks that "hook" to make it worth dealing with excessive defending, a thin story you'd expect to see on Power Rangers, and aural competence.
  4. CNET Gamecenter
    60
    When all is said and done, The LoD is like your typical one-night stand: it's OK for a quick fix but it's nothing that will get you emotionally involved.
  5. Spank!
    60
    It's an RPG, and it's almost indistinguishable from every other RPG on the market. If you like them, you'll like this -- it's big, it's pretty, it's Final Fantasy with a different name.
  6. All I can think about is its similarity to FF7, and how stale and unoriginal the whole experience is. This game is such a rip-off of Square's FF7 that I can't believe Sony hasn't been taken to court for copyright infringement.

Awards & Rankings

32
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#3 Most Discussed PS1 Game of 2000
4
#4 Most Shared PS1 Game of 2000
User Score
8.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 272 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 27 out of 272
  1. Mar 11, 2011
    10
    Simply put thee best RPG ever to be put on this earth. The graphics are revolutionary for its time and the addition system made the turn basedSimply put thee best RPG ever to be put on this earth. The graphics are revolutionary for its time and the addition system made the turn based combat system that much more interactive. NEEDS a sequel. Full Review »
  2. Jun 19, 2011
    10
    This is the best RPG I have ever played. Few come close, but none can top the overall atmosphere and beauty this game has captured. The combatThis is the best RPG I have ever played. Few come close, but none can top the overall atmosphere and beauty this game has captured. The combat is amazing. Additions and dragoon transformations give the player a challenge while also being incredibly fun, addictive and interactive. The graphics for it being a Playstation 1 game are simply astounding! This is my personal favorite game and a must play for any RPG enthusiast. Full Review »
  3. Jun 30, 2015
    10
    You aren't a RPG fan if u didn't played this beautiful gem, sooooo much underrated (by reviewers! not players!). I hope that someone will makeYou aren't a RPG fan if u didn't played this beautiful gem, sooooo much underrated (by reviewers! not players!). I hope that someone will make a sequel or at least remaster this amazing game.
    I want my childhood back!!! 100/10
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