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  • Summary: Experience over 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! history with Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution on Nintendo Switch. Build your Deck from over 9,000 cards and take on the most iconic Duelists from the Yu-Gi-Oh! universe. Relive the stories from the original animated Yu-Gi-Oh! seriesExperience over 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! history with Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution on Nintendo Switch. Build your Deck from over 9,000 cards and take on the most iconic Duelists from the Yu-Gi-Oh! universe. Relive the stories from the original animated Yu-Gi-Oh! series through Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V, and challenge the newest generation of Duelists from the virtual world of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS! Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Sep 12, 2019
    90
    Relive epic battles from every Yu-Gi-Oh! series to date, build and customize your own decks, and challenge yourself online. Full of content with over 9000 cards to collect, all without microtransactions. A definite must buy for Yu-Gi-Oh! fans and a great choice for those new to the franchise. Get out there and Duel!
  2. 85
    Despite a few bumps along the way, Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution is the best Yu-Gi-Oh video game I have played in years. Opening booster packs to build your best deck out of the cards you have is the perfect simulacrum of actually playing the trading card game (unless you’d prefer to just buy the single cards you need online), and the choice to include no real-money purchases whatsoever helps mitigate the cost sink that has kept me away from the physical card game in the past. There will never be a Yu-Gi-Oh game that is quite the same as simply playing with real cards, but Legacy of the Duelist is the closest that we have ever gotten to the real thing.
  3. Sep 3, 2019
    85
    Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution is a great companion to the Trading Card Game and is essential for anyone who enjoys the franchise.
  4. Aug 19, 2019
    80
    Yu-Gi-Oh ! Legacy of the Duelist – Link Evolution takes advantage from the Nintendo Switch, providing a great experience with more thant 9 000 cards to collect.
  5. Aug 26, 2019
    80
    Collecting the cards from any TCG series is fantastic and rewarding, but realistically not everyone can afford to participate in such a hobby. Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution gives players a way to access over 9000 cards by simply playing and earning them as they go along. No micro-transactions or DLC keep them locked behind a wall; it’s all wrapped up in one package. Those who love the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG will be happy to know this is an amazing experience for as simple and straight-forward as it is. It’s hard to stop playing when there’s so many cards waiting to be unlocked, a variety of modes and near endless decks that can be made. There’s no better time to duel than with the current best digital take on the TCG that is Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution.
  6. Sep 3, 2019
    77
    Despite not having an ideal system for obtaining cards and that the online mode needs a revision, this title reminds us of how entertaining a TCG can be. Konami offers a very funny product that fans will appreciate.
  7. Sep 2, 2019
    68
    Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution! is the definitive encyclopedia of the famous card game.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 28
  2. Negative: 5 out of 28
  1. Mar 29, 2020
    10
    9000 cartes a collectionner, une quantité importante de duel tirés de la série.
    Fan du Yu-Gi-Oh sauté dessus, c'est le meilleur jeu de la série.
  2. Aug 20, 2019
    10
    This game plays like straight up yugioh. While there's a plethora of content to play through- I was very excited to jump in and play throughThis game plays like straight up yugioh. While there's a plethora of content to play through- I was very excited to jump in and play through the original stories. The mechanics feel extremely well executed, and I had zero trouble figuring out how to play. After testing it out in docked mode, and handheld- it feels great no matter what your style of play is! While there's a game similar to this on PC (Duel Links), this game feels like it was meant for the Nintendo Switch. This is a must play! Expand
  3. Aug 20, 2019
    10
    this is everything you loved about the original and much much more there are now 9000+ cards in the already massive game. however the oldthis is everything you loved about the original and much much more there are now 9000+ cards in the already massive game. however the old ruling is gone and i loved master rule 3 i think there should be a switch to change it. although it fixes some things like load times and the attacking animations being gone replaced with the summoning animations much like duel links. over all this game has much that separates it from the original but still maintains that original yugioh charm. definitely worth a buy. Expand
  4. Oct 13, 2020
    9
    This is everything you'd want out of a Yu-Gi-Oh! game.
    However, I would have loved to see an open world experience like in the Tag Force
    This is everything you'd want out of a Yu-Gi-Oh! game.
    However, I would have loved to see an open world experience like in the Tag Force games.
    Still a great time though.

    Rating:
    Gameplay: 5/5 - It's the card game perfectly ported to consoles.
    Level Design: 5/5 - Nice matchups.
    Soundtrack: 3/5 - Nothing special, but works in context.
    Story: 5/5 - The story from the animes. No complaints here. Good port job.
    Graphics: 3/5 - Nothing special, but it does the job.
    Length: 5/5 - Very long when playing all campaigns.
    Replay Value: 4/5 - Own deck creator and versus matches.
    Enjoyment: 5/5 - Everything I've wanted out of this.

    Overall rating: 35/40 => 8.75/10 => 9/10
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  5. Oct 9, 2020
    8
    The singleplayer is great, the online experience is tolerable, a good yugioh game that tries to tell the stories from the shows
  6. Aug 21, 2019
    7
    Kinda sad you can’t put multiple special summoned cards in the monster zone until you link summon them. Miss the old rules. Also can’t battleKinda sad you can’t put multiple special summoned cards in the monster zone until you link summon them. Miss the old rules. Also can’t battle locally with banned cards. Expand
  7. Jun 11, 2021
    0
    Garbage.
    The story campaign is unplayable.
    All of the story decks are absolute trash, resulting in 100% of your losses coming from a brick
    Garbage.
    The story campaign is unplayable.
    All of the story decks are absolute trash, resulting in 100% of your losses coming from a brick hand instead of your own lack of skill. Meanwhile, your opponent's deck will always have actual synergy. Totally unfair, poor design, who on the dev team let their 6 year old build these story decks?
    Wins do not come from skill, but from pure raw luck, you just need to hope and pray you don't have a garbage opening hand full of high-level Monsters you can't even use.
    I know I could just use a deck I build myself, but the point of this game is to feel like I'm playing the anime, and I can't do that without decks themed around the characters I'm playing as. The game fails at it's "play through the anime" selling point. If I was gonna play a game where I build my own deck, I'd either just play the actual card game in real life, or I'd go play Tag Force.
    Oh, and not to mention sometimes the game crashes during a duel.
    When I got to the duel with Dartz, that's when I decided to call it quits and play a game with actual gameplay in it.
    Done with this.
    Sorry, Konami, but I only play good games.
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