Jak II Ships
Sony announced today the release of Jak II, an action adventure game created exclusively for the PlayStation2. Featuring advanced technology and characters both familiar and new, Jak II is a true plot-driven adventure game, where every mission has a direct effect on the storyline. Featuring breathtaking graphics and intricate animations, Jak II takes gamers on a journey through an enormous mystical world, darker than they have ever experienced, as an immersive tale unfolds. The Sony PR machine says:
"In Jak II we set out to create an entirely new gameplay experience that as more than just adding new features to those already present in Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy. Our goal was to introduce a seamlessly integrated style of play that gave players a choice in how they wanted to
interact with the game, "said Jason Rubin, co-founder, Naughty Dog, Inc.
"We're kicking off the start of the holiday season with what is one of the biggest titles of the year," added Ami Blaire, director, product marketing, Sony Computer Entertainment America. "Changing the face of character action gaming as we know it, Jak II delivers a deep, compelling storyline full of twists and turns, more than 90 minutes of cinematic movies, perilous exploration and challenging gameplay. Jak II is the perfect choice for any gamer looking for a fun and immersive adventure and consumers. ď
Only nine months after its release, Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy became a bona fide hit and entered the PlayStation 2 "Greatest Hits" program.
10/15/2003 Aaron Thomas