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  • Summary: Enter the Duelist Simulator to take your place among the finest Duelists ever in Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist! Players from around the world have been invited to take part in an elite Dueling program that simulates the best Duels across all of Yu-Gi-Oh! history.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Aug 7, 2015
    80
    Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist is the ultimate version of arguably one of the best card duelling games on the planet.
  2. 80
    Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist is a great TCG offering that comes recommended to newcomers and fans of the series alike.
  3. Aug 19, 2015
    80
    If you are a hardcore fan, or someone who is interested in becoming one, this is the game to buy.
  4. 60
    Konami would do well in scouting out a new development team to handle the next Yu-Gi-Oh! game. With the last couple being workmanlike but unremarkable efforts, it's difficult to shake the feeling that without an overhaul the star of this particular CCG is only going to fade further. And that would be a pity, because the core card game remains one of the most strategic that we've ever seen.
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 26
  2. Negative: 7 out of 26
  1. Aug 9, 2015
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. This game is just good but lacks of voice acting. Legacy of the Duelist is probably the most satisfying Yu-Gi-Oh video game I've ever played. I played the GBA games back when those were big, and this game is much more detailed (and has over 6,000 cards to collect). You also get to relive the duels of all five generations of the Yu-Gi-Oh TV series (Duel Monsters, GX, 5D's, Zexal, and a little bit of Arc-V). But I don't really care about any of those except for the original Duel Monsters series, since that was the one I grew up with. It covers a decent amount of that show, but not as much as I had hoped (the Noah arc isn't there at all, and I think there's a bunch of other stuff missing too). That said, most of the battles you care about are there from the beginning of the show up through the Battle City season. You can either use the story deck or your own custom deck for each duel, and you can even play as the opposing side if you want (giving you a chance to use Pegasus' deck against Yugi, rather than the other way around). Expand
  2. Aug 8, 2015
    9
    Do you enjoy playing yugioh? or perhaps enjoyed playing in the past? if the answer is yes then you should definitely pick this game up.IDo you enjoy playing yugioh? or perhaps enjoyed playing in the past? if the answer is yes then you should definitely pick this game up.I have 50 plus of gameplay I finished the campaign and playing multiplayer online at the moment which is solid by the way. I would also highly recommend this game to new people that want to get into yugioh cards Expand
  3. Sep 29, 2015
    8
    I grew up on Yu-Gi-Oh when I was a child. I was 10 years old when the show and cards had released. I had fell in love at first sight andI grew up on Yu-Gi-Oh when I was a child. I was 10 years old when the show and cards had released. I had fell in love at first sight and continued to play for 3 years. I had quit for about 6 years and then came back and the love is still there, even though many of the mechanics had changed. I do not like how the way 5ds turned out. But anyway, the game itself is great and has from what I believe all of the cards minus some new ones. The minor complaint I do have is the lack of the new arc not being included, it is nice that the cards are there though. A few of the great adds are the reverse duels which add quite a lot of replayability and the challenge modes. There is also a lack of tag duels in the game which bothers me because they were in the last one. I might be able to understand that they removed it because people wouldn't play the other modes added but tag duels was a big thing. It is still a great game none the less. I would have given it a 9 if it had a tag-duel mode. Expand
  4. Feb 20, 2019
    7
    You want to play Yu-Gi-Oh! Without having to sink hundreds of euros or dollars into real cards? Well luckily you mostly can with this game.You want to play Yu-Gi-Oh! Without having to sink hundreds of euros or dollars into real cards? Well luckily you mostly can with this game. Mostly.

    The game is structured as follows: You got a campaign where you can play most of all the duels from the several tv series. You can play multiplayer against other people, and there is a challenge mode where you open packs and make a deck from scrap cards. Unfortunately some key duels in the series are locked behind DLC. That's very **** Konami.

    While playing you will earn credits which you can use in the deck store to buy packs. These credits are only in-game and not premium, and you can get most cards in the game this way. But... unfortunately Konami decided to lock several decks, which number in easily a thousand cards, behind a separate pay wall. These often include popular cards from the series to incentify extra spending. This is a shame.

    Luckily the actual game works well and is fun. This is a great game if you are into Yu-Gi-Oh and don't have any one to play with. At a starting price of 15 Euros this is a great deal with many hours of fun.

    It's a good game. I give it a 7/10.
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  5. Sep 17, 2015
    6
    Overall this game is rather fun albeit cheese! But there were some issues I saw with it.

    1. Dialog - The Dialog on this game is riddled
    Overall this game is rather fun albeit cheese! But there were some issues I saw with it.

    1. Dialog -
    The Dialog on this game is riddled with little typos. You'd think for a $20 game they'd have hired a person to check the selling!
    2. No free roam! -
    Sadly this installment unlike the tag force series had no ability to free roam which IMO was quite fun and added to the story. In this game its basically a comic book with battles in between "Issues".
    3. The DLC! -
    The DLC for this game is ridiculous. Its $5 for as little as one new person to duel. If you purchased this game for $20 then bought all of the DLC it would end up costing you $60! Thats right folks the price of a AAA game!
    4. The animations -
    For some of the more popular and memorable of cards there are these little animations when you destroy monsters. Ultimately these are really hit or miss and annoying! When I say hit or miss I mean a lot of popular cards (Egyptian god cards, Exodia ect) are not even given animations (The ones I've seen thus far (Blue eyes, Dark magician & Red eyes). But thank god they did not do this for every card! Because whenever you attack you have to sit through this little animation over and over. Honestly forbidden memories had is right where you had to attack pressing a specific button for the animations.

    In conclusion I must say its a rather fun play but the creators of this game clearly got to money hungry and lazy. They want AAA money for a game with PS2 graphics and not so great story telling.
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  6. Nov 13, 2015
    4
    online mode is so umbalanced but apart that game is ok if you are a fan in my case I regreat I was expenting more 3d atacks not only ononline mode is so umbalanced but apart that game is ok if you are a fan in my case I regreat I was expenting more 3d atacks not only on important monster like blue eyes dragon and it take a long timw to get good cards is a good game but not enought for me or for being in ps4 it is a vita game or a wii game not quality in graphics or sound Expand
  7. Jul 30, 2016
    0
    The largest and most fulfilling feature in Yu-Gi-Oh of the last generation on the PS3 and Xbox 360 was Tag Dueling.

    There are no Tag Duels
    The largest and most fulfilling feature in Yu-Gi-Oh of the last generation on the PS3 and Xbox 360 was Tag Dueling.

    There are no Tag Duels in this game. This is unacceptable.
    Whether this game was made by a different company or not is irrelevant. I normally expect game series to move forward with their designs, and add to themselves. Instead, they have just flat out removed solid features of the game.

    Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist has taken a big step backward, and unless you like playing card games alone, you should not buy this game.
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