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7.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 569 ratings
  1. 10 (41)
  2. 9 (71)
  3. 8 (235)
  4. 7 (146)
  5. 6 (39)
  6. 5 (10)
  7. 4 (14)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (5)

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  • Review Score:4

    wouldn't recommend this game

    when i first played this game i realized i wasted my money. you play as an army from a far point of view and you choose an officer to attack another officer. its really boring and gets me pissed off because of the fact t... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    BEST SAMURAI GAME EVER!!!!!

    I say this game is the best game of samurai war fare. Yet. I dont know why kessen turned to china i mean cmon thats what DW is for lol. i dont know what to say. d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Kessen feels like watching a History Channel special, offering you a great cinematic experience like no other.

    Kessen is based on historical events, mainly talking about the rise of Ieyasu Tokugawa, focusing on his major battles that helped him accomplish his lifelong ambition of becoming one of Japan's most powerful daimyo. This... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    Kessen is a historically accurate game with a lot of fun

    Kessen is a historically accurate game with a lot of fun…. You start Kessen as the Tokugawa clan around late 1500’s and early 1600’s and the game is played through real time strategy with armies who are commanded by... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3.9

    krap.

    graphics like this were good at the PS2 launch, but not now. most of my playing time was slogging through dialoug menues. boring. the sound is goo, i'll admit. value is bad. little game, dialouge central, AND you pa... Read Full Review

    1 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Kessen isn't Koei's best game ever but it's not bad.

    Hey everyone, Dan here with a review of Kessen. You're probably wondering if this is another good game from Koei. It is, though it's not great. Concept Well, Kessen a simple RTS based on japanese history. First you... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Interesting RTS and one that will not fade from your memory very quickly!

    This is a very strange RTS set in The feudals of the japan! Basically the land is torn between 2 Huge forces. Leyasu Tokugawa and the Toyotomi loyalists and the Oda remnants still fighting to unite the land!!! You start ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.3

    Paved the way for future games in the series

    WEll.....when first playing the game i fell in love with it...at the time...it was one of the better games of its time its mostly a strategy based game...with a long Animated movie in between each level This game c... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    The "Decisive Battle" Kessen is about to begin! Kessen is an RTS based on real Japanese History.

    Gameplay: 6 Graphics: 8 Sound: 7 Value: 5 Tilt: 7 The game is called Kessen for a reason. Kessen is Japanese for "Decisive Battle". This game is about a Decisive batt... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Better than Kessen 3!!!

    I know i posted this a little too late but this was such a great game definitly in that time. The graphics were great and the gamplay was awesome. Wat i loved about the game were the big maps and strategy that you had to... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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