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Average Player Score Based on 1483 ratings
8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 1483 ratings
  1. 10 (267)
  2. 9 (464)
  3. 8 (529)
  4. 7 (175)
  5. 6 (27)
  6. 5 (10)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (3)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:7.2

    Genji - A very short game that could have been great.

    Graphics: The graphics in Genji are very good, the feudal japan its very well represented and the particle system its great. If you like Japan mythology, ninjas, samurais than you will feel you are at home when playin... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Genji: Dawn of the Samurai

  • Rating:7

    ***** and Benkei

    Great game based on feudal Japan mixed with mythology.You can play as two different characters, one is the main character (the fast one) and the sub character (The Tank), you can actually switch between them as you like ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Spectacular Rendition of a Feudal Japanese Game Should be!

    This is one game I can honestly say I picked up knowing nothing about it, and I am so thankful I did. The story was interesting, the game play was amazing, environments were to die for, the characters compelling and the... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    If you enjoy button mashing games, this game is for you...

    If you enjoy button mashing games, this game is for you... Graphics: The game as almost all other ps3 games are flawless in its details and graphics. To sum it up: very pretty. On a note: Whats up with japanese havi... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Genji is sweet maybe too short,but hard at the ending.

    Genji is a really great game to play. With interesting but not complicated story and solid gameplay this game is awesome. The graphics are solid at the time but could be better.Good environment but still not the best ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Great Gameplay!

    This game is actually amazing. The gameplay, graphics, and environment are great for a ps2 game. There's a lot of good things about this game, and only a few bad things. One bad thing about the game is the short gameplay... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Genji is a good game that's over too soon.

    Genji's graphics are good but could have used a little work. The scenery for Genji looks great and matches the theme very well but they lack depth and a little bit of detail. This lack of depth and detail is apparent on ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Ninja Goodness at its BEST!!!

    This is my first review and my grammar sucks so you have been warned!! This game was a blast from beginning to end!! Combat is great, killing is really satisfying! i only paid like 10 dollars! this is the reason the p... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Genji is a derivative hack and slash with few redeeming qualities.

    NOTE: Due to the fact that the lead character's name contains a swear word, all instances of that word were automatically replaced with ****. I apologize for the inconvenience. Genji: Dawn of the Samurai is an action... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.7

    Sweet butt kicking action and beautiful scenery what more could you want!

    Genji: Dawn of the Samurai is a good game in my opinion. The graphics are pleasing to the eyes and have a nice balance of realism and fantasy. The different backgrounds and areas you travel threw really have their own fe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Very good game but shorter than my thumbnail.

    Review of Genji: Dawn of the Samurai. PROS: Beautiful, highly detailed environments, some nice combo moves with either Benkei or yoshisune, Dramatic boss fights, cool death animations, kami move is reminiscent to t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful