Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors
|Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors|
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|Developer(s)||Artificial Mind and Movement|
Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors is a video game for the Nintendo DS and Wii. It is a sequel to the video game Kung Fu Panda. Players get to play the role as Po, Shifu, Tigress, and Monkey throughout the game levels. A significant feature has Jackie Chan reprising his role of Master Monkey.
The narrator narrates about the Valley of Peace, which was guarded under the watchful eye of the Dragon Warrior Po the panda, and the Furious Five (Master Crane, Monkey, Viper, Mantis and Tigress). Meanwhile, Tai Lung resurfaces and plans to get revenge after the day he was defeated by Po by capturing the Dragon Warrior and the Furious Five. He gains access to a secret weapon, which will give him super strength. He orders the Black Moon Scavenger Clan (a clan of rats), along with other villains to capture enough villagers to power the machine. The game then starts with whoever the player is playing (Monkey, Tigress, Po or Shifu) training in the Training Hall at the Jade Palace.
After their training, a rabbit tells them that the Black Moon Scavenger Clan has arrived. The player then goes to the front entrance of the Jade Palace arena, and finds the Black Moon Scavenger Clan led by the Rat Boss and the player fights some of the rats. The player then uses the rocket chair to blast off into the arena and fights the Rat Boss and his rats.
The player is then instructed to go to the Wu Dang Mountains to save a villager of the Valley of Peace and fight Yak and his fellow Hoof Clan members. After the Hoof Clan's defeat, the rabbit cage then tumbles down the cliff with the player following it save the villager inside. The player then defeats Great General Ox, and is sent to the Old Temple Grounds where the baboon and his servants, instructed by Tai Lung, have taken Mantis hostage.
The player arrives and fights the Baboon Boss and his servants. After their defeat, the player then journeys to Chor Ghom Prison to rescue Master Viper from the Gorilla Boss and his servants.
After the gorilla's defeat inside the prison, the player then is instructed to head back to the Valley of Peace to rescue Master Crane from the Wu Sisters.
Afterwards Tai Lung arrives at the celebration back at the arena. When the player arrives at the arena for the final battle, the player fights Tai Lung and eventually defeats him.
Tai Lung plans revenge to capture the Furious Five after the day he was defeated by Dragon Warrior Po. Whoever the player is playing as (Po and Tigress) they start training in the Valley of Peace. After their training, the player then goes to the front entrance of the village.
The player arrives and rescues Viper from the Wu Sisters.
After their defeat, Mantis is there, the player then journeys to rescue Monkey from Ox after General Ox's defeat.
When the player arrives at the arena for the final battle, the player rescues Crane, fights Tai Lung and defeats him.
The game received mixed to positive reviews. On the review aggregator Metacritic, the Wii version of the game received a score of 57, while the DS version of the game received a score of 73.
Media website Cinema Blend ran a negative review by Andy Keener, who labeled the game "boring and tiresome". He also stated, "Your characters never get better, but the enemies get stronger. The levels never feature anything of note; they could be blank white rooms with no doors and the gameplay would be exactly the same."
- "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors now available at Retailers". IGN. November 4, 2008. Retrieved April 15, 2012.
- "Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors Wii". Metacritic. Retrieved April 15, 2012.
- "Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors DS". Metacritic. Retrieved April 15, 2012.
- Keener, Andy (November 22, 2008). "Review: Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors". Cinema Blend. Retrieved April 15, 2012.