Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (video game)

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For the 2000 film by Ang Lee, see Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
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Cover art
Developer(s) Bergsala Lightweight
Genki
Publisher(s)
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance
Release date(s) Game Boy Advance
  • NA October 9, 2003
  • EU November 28, 2003
PlayStation 2
  • NA October 9, 2003
  • EU November 28, 2003
  • JP January 22, 2004
Xbox
  • NA December 9, 2003
  • EU January 16, 2004
Genre(s) Action-adventure
Mode(s) Single-player

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a video game based on the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon film by Ang Lee. Players may play as Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien, Jen, and Lo. The award-winning soundtrack features the Academy and Grammy Award winning music composed by Tan Dun with solos by internationally acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Plot[edit]

The action is set in the Qing dynasty of 19th century China. Retiring swordsman Li decides to give his jade sword, 'The Green Destiny' to a nobleman. The sword is stolen soon after. Li goes forth to retrieve it, assisted by his friend Yu Shu Lien. The nobleman's daughter, Jen, keeps encountering both characters.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (GBA) 62%[1]
(Xbox) 54.17%[2]
(PS2) 45.97%[3]
Metacritic (GBA) 60/100[4]
(Xbox) 52/100[5]
(PS2) 48/100[6]
Review scores
Publication Score
Electronic Gaming Monthly 4/10[7]
Eurogamer 2/10[8]
Famitsu 26/40[9]
Game Informer (GBA) 7/10[10]
(PS2) 6/10[11]
GamePro 1.5/5 stars[12]
Game Revolution D−[13]
GameSpot 5.3/10[14][15]
(GBA) 4.7/10[16]
GameZone 6.5/10[17][18]
(PS2) 5.5/10[19]
IGN (GBA) 6/10[20]
4.8/10[21][22]
Nintendo Power 3.5/5[23]
Official PlayStation Magazine (US) 2/5 stars[24]
Official Xbox Magazine 5.8/10[25]
Maxim 6/10[26]
Playboy 50%[27]

The game was met with mixed to negative reception upon release. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 62% and 60 out of 100 for the Game Boy Advance version;[1][4] 54.17% and 52 out of 100 for the Xbox version;[2][5] and 45.97% and 48 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version.[3][6]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon for Xbox". GameRankings. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon for Game Boy Advance Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ EGM staff (November 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (PS2)". Electronic Gaming Monthly (173): 178. 
  8. ^ Taylor, Martin (December 5, 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (PS2)". Eurogamer. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (PS2)". Famitsu 788. January 23, 2004. 
  10. ^ Biessener, Adam (December 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (GBA)". Game Informer (128): 185. Archived from the original on May 28, 2007. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  11. ^ Zoss, Jeremy (October 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (PS2)". Game Informer (126): 117. Archived from the original on September 18, 2008. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  12. ^ Dan Elektro (October 10, 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Review for PS2 on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 13, 2005. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  13. ^ Sanders, Shawn (November 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Review (PS2)". Game Revolution. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  14. ^ Navarro, Alex (October 17, 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  15. ^ Navarro, Alex (December 19, 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Review (Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  16. ^ Provo, Frank (December 17, 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Review (GBA)". GameSpot. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  17. ^ Knutson, Michael (October 26, 2003). "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon - GBA - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 6, 2007. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  18. ^ Knutson, Michael (December 25, 2003). "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon - XB - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 7, 2008. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  19. ^ Wrentmore, John (October 29, 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  20. ^ Harris, Craig (October 15, 2003). "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (GBA)". IGN. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  21. ^ IGN staff (October 16, 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  22. ^ Lewis, Ed (February 2, 2004). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  23. ^ "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon". Nintendo Power 168: 140. May 2003. 
  24. ^ "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 132. November 2003. 
  25. ^ "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon". Official Xbox Magazine: 80. March 2004. 
  26. ^ Steinberg, Scott (October 14, 2003). "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon". Maxim. Archived from the original on October 12, 2003. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  27. ^ "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (PS2)". Playboy: 33. September 2003. 

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