• Publisher: Koei
  • Release Date: Nov 24, 2002
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67

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics What's this?

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8.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

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  • Summary: In a world thought to have existed only in legend, four brave Mystics rise against the shadow of darkness that has engulfed the land. Level-up, gather runes, and wield and incredible arsenal of mystic attacks in this epic fantasy action!
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  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. An action game with appealing and simple gameplay but with flat characters and no connective tissue.
  2. PSM Magazine
    70
    There are also four unlockable characters (in addition to the original four) and extra game modes not present in the GameCube original, making this the definitive version. [Jan 2003, p.26]
  3. Imagine, if you will, Dynasty Warriors with magic spells, a weirder and more convoluted story, and boss fights, then shrink if all down and add a heavy dose of Anime style. What you end up with, more or less, is Mystic Heroes.
  4. 70
    Wacky camera angles that can be frustrating and difficult to adjust during heated battles plague every level.
  5. 65
    It never proves itself competent enough to deserve more than a weekend rental.
  6. Mystic Heroes is to “DW 2 & 3” what “Virtua Fighter Kids” is to “Virtua Fighter 2” and “Twisted Metal Small Brawl” is to “Twisted Metal Black”: a Super Deformed take on the same hack-and-slash 3D gameplay from its grown-up predecessor.
  7. Official U.S. Playstation Magazine
    50
    I can't recall a recent game story that's left me more puzzled. [Jan 2003, p.128]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. AlJ.
    Mar 9, 2003
    10
    This waz 1 of da kooolest games id ever played!
  2. EricH.
    Feb 21, 2003
    10
    Who doesn't like a Adventure game with tekken style characters?
  3. GregL.
    Mar 17, 2003
    10
    I love its boss fights nice graphics and hope you keep coming out with mystic heroes 2, 3 , 4 etc.
  4. HarryS.
    Mar 28, 2003
    10
    This is the best and most addictive games to date. The bosses even fill up the whole of the screen when you fight them! Pure Genious.
  5. DevinH.
    May 9, 2003
    10
    Great and fun for all ages it has some of the coolest monsters and graphics.
  6. BryantV.
    Aug 12, 2004
    10
    Man ..... i gave it because gameplay is awesome ,everything is good bout it and it seems up to date because i just bought it 4 days ago (8-12-2004)

Awards & Rankings

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#95 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2002