Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows

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Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows
Disney's PK - Out of the Shadows Coverart.png
North American cover art for PlayStation 2
Developer(s) Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher(s) Ubi Soft Entertainment
Distributor(s) Disney Interactive
Platform(s) Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2
Release PlayStation 2
  • EU: October 4, 2002
  • NA: November 1, 2002[1]
GameCube
  • EU: November 29, 2002
  • NA: December 3, 2002 [2]
Genre(s) Action-adventure
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows, also known as Disney's Donald Duck PK or simply PK, is an action-adventure video game released in 2002 by Ubisoft. It stars Donald Duck as Paperinik or "PK" as he battles the Evron Empire. The game is based on the Italian comic book series PK – Paperinik New Adventures.

Plot[edit]

Donald Duck works as a security guard in the Ducklair Tower. He falls asleep and starts dreaming of Daisy Duck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie teasing him. He wishes he was a superhero. An artificial intelligence agrees to help him. He is given a future technological weapon, a new voice and the new name PK. PK is out to stop the aliens named Evronians and save the earth.

Voice cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (GC) 53.68%[3]
(PS2) 51.41%[4]
Metacritic (PS2) 49/100[5]
(GC) 46/100[6]
Review scores
Publication Score
Game Informer 4.75 / 10[7]
GameSpot 3.2 / 10[8]
GameSpy (PS2) 62%[9]
(GC) 2/5 stars[10]
GameZone (GC) 6 / 10[11]
(PS2) 5.4 / 10[12]
IGN 4 / 10[13][14]
Nintendo Power 3.3 / 5[15]
Nintendo World Report 4 / 10[16]
OPM (US) 2.5/5 stars[17]
PSM 7 / 10[18]
X-Play 2/5 stars[19]

The game was met with mixed reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 51.41% and 49 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version,[4][5] and 53.68% and 46 out of 100 for the GameCube version.[3][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows Release Information for PlayStation 2". GameFAQs. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows Release Information for GameCube". GameFAQs. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows for GameCube". GameRankings. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows for GameCube Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ Mason, Lisa (March 2003). "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows (GC)". Game Informer (119): 85. Archived from the original on February 12, 2008. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  8. ^ Tracy, Tim (January 17, 2003). "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows Review". GameSpot. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  9. ^ Steinberg, Steve (November 21, 2002). "PK Out of the Shadows (PS2)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on December 12, 2004. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  10. ^ Steinberg, Scott (January 28, 2003). "GameSpy: Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows (GCN)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on February 20, 2006. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  11. ^ Bedigian, Louis (December 27, 2002). "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows - GC - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 11, 2008. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  12. ^ Knutson, Michael (November 13, 2002). "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 4, 2008. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  13. ^ Smith, David (November 7, 2002). "Disney's PK [Out of the Shadows] Review (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  14. ^ Smith, David (February 10, 2003). "Disney's PK [Out of the Shadows] (GCN)". IGN. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows". Nintendo Power. 165: 155. February 2003. 
  16. ^ Shih, Ed (February 4, 2003). "PK: Out of the Shadows". Nintendo World Report. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  17. ^ Steinman, Gary (December 2002). "Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 158. Archived from the original on June 29, 2004. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Review: Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows". PSM: 42. January 2003. 
  19. ^ Kane, Brad (December 16, 2002). "'PK: Out of the Shadows' (PS2) Review". X-Play. Archived from the original on December 22, 2002. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 

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