The Jak and Daxter Trilogy
by Peter Willington 13/6/2013
Product: The Jak and Daxter Trilogy
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Format: PS Vita
There's a lot of love out there for the Jak and Daxter franchise.
This series of PlayStation 2 action-adventures represented a final hurrah for the character platformer before the industry moved towards grittier, more realistic games. After all, the power of the 128-bit systems suddenly allowed developers to render a trillion different shades of brown. How could they pass that up?
As soon as you start playing the Vita version of this HD collection you'll see where the appeal lies. Even so, the port isn't perfect, the games haven't aged well in a couple of respects, and some of the criticisms aimed at the originals have been made all the more acute by the passage of time.
Though fans of the series may be able to excuse its technical issues, this isn't the top-end collection it could have been to attract new players to this classic series
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