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After being tortured and experimented upon in a dystopian city for two years, Jak escapes from prison and joins a rebel group, hoping for answers to his newfound dark powers.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Casella ... Daxter (voice)
Mike Erwin ... Jak (voice) (as Michael Erwin)
Warren Burton Warren Burton ... Samos the Sage (voice)
Anna Garduno ... Keira (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Baron Praxis (voice)
Cutter Garcia Cutter Garcia ... Torn / Jinx (voice) (as Cutter Mitchell)
Phil LaMarr ... Sig / Krimzon Guards (voice)
Chris Cox ... Pecker / Agent 1 (voice)
Susan Eisenberg ... Ashelin / Computer / Female Citizens (voice)
David Herman ... Erol / Agent 2 / Krimzon Guards (voice)
Rob Benedict ... Vin (voice) (as Robert Patrick Benedict)
Alan Blumenfeld ... Brutter / Mog / Grim (voice)
Michael Gollom Michael Gollom ... Oracle (voice) (as Michael A. Gollom)
Britton A. Hill Britton A. Hill ... Tess (voice) (as Britton A. Hill M.D.)
Sherman Howard ... Kor (voice)
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Storyline

Following the events of Gol and Maia in the first Jak and Daxter game, Jak, Daxter, Keira, and Samos have accidentally sent themselves into the future while exploring an ancient Precursor artifact. Jak is taken prisoner by the Krimzon Guards, men working for Baron Praxis. Daxter successfully helps Jak escape after two years of being the text subject in Dark Eco experiments. The Dark Eco has given Jak new powers [he becomes Dark Jak] and has toughened him up-he now talks in this game. As Jak seeks out revenge on baron Praxis he joins a rebel group called the Underground to fight him in this amazing video game. In addition to the same moves as the previous game, you are given guns and modes of transportation. Written by banditbabe1818@aol.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2003 (USA) See more »

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Jak II See more »

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Dolby

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After you complete the story, you know that young Samos and young Jak has gone to the first game, but go to Haven Forrest, and go to the big tree. You will see young Samos sit and meditate. See more »

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Samos the Sage: For every age there is a time of trial. The rocks faced such a fire before they were the strength beneath our feet. The plants braved vast winds before their roots could give us life. As a sage of considerable years, I have known only one such great ordeal. Yet the hero it created was a champion of all time.
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Followed by Jak X: Combat Racing (2005) See more »

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Not as good as the first one thanks mainly to the large shift in game play.
16 June 2008 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

Yes, in this one you go from your standard platform type game to a game where Jak does not only kill enemies with spin attacks, but also with guns. He also steals hover vehicles and takes them for a spin. Why the sudden shift? Easy, Grand Theft Auto III came out and a lot of games took this sort of free roaming shift. Not that it is bad here, I just prefer the way the first one moved better. This one does pick up where the first one left off. Jak, Daxter, Keira, and Samos the sage have put together some device and it transports them to a future world to a city called Haven City. This place is bad news, Jak is found and taken prisoner and is kept prisoner when Daxter finally comes to the rescue. You then must do various missions throughout the very large city ranging from fetch quests, chases, and re con missions to try to take power back from the one who now rules Haven City. Jak now shoots a gun with different forms of ammo and you even get a skateboard that you can use in a type of skate course or throughout your travels in this huge city. This one though has some missions that are cuss and hair pulling inducing. Some of the chase scenes within the city is maddening thanks to a very filled street. I mean there are so many hover crafts and they do not move out of your way. You also never get any more health during these missions which adds to the frustration. However, the story here is good as is the game play...it is a shame they felt they had to take the game into a new direction, but they do a relatively good job getting it there.


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