Primal (video game)

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Primal
Primal NTCS cover.JPG
Developer(s) SCE Studio Cambridge
Publisher(s) Sony Computer Entertainment
Composer(s) Bob and Barn[1]
Platform(s) PlayStation 2
Release date(s)
  • NA 25 March 2003
  • EU 11 April 2003
  • NA 28 February 2012 (PSN)[2]
Genre(s) Action-adventure
Mode(s) Single-player

Primal is an action-adventure video game released in 2003 for the PlayStation 2. It was developed by SCE Studio Cambridge. It tells the story of Jennifer Tate, a 21-year-old woman searching for her boyfriend through a series of demonic realms. As the story develops, more is revealed about Jen's past and her relationship with her boyfriend, as well as the nature of the demon worlds.[citation needed]

Development[edit]

The game was composed by Bob and Barn (Paul "Bob" Arnold and Andrew Barnabas).[3][4][5]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 73/100[6]
Review scores
Publication Score
Edge 4/10[7]
EGM 7/10[8]
Eurogamer 5/10[9]
Game Informer 6.75/10[10]
GamePro 3/5 stars[11]
Game Revolution C+[12]
GameSpot 7.9/10[13]
GameSpy 3/5 stars[14]
GameZone 8/10[15]
IGN 8/10[16]
OPM (US) 4/5 stars[17]
The Cincinnati Enquirer 4/4 stars[18]

The game received "average" reviews, according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gamezone.com/news/gz_interview_primal_gran_turismo_3_and_kung_fu_chaos_sound_designers_bob_and_barn_chat_with_gamezone
  2. ^ Rey Gutierrez (26 February 2012). "The Drop: Week of February 27th 2012 New Releases". PlayStation.Blog. Sony Computer Entertainment America. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.ign.com/articles/2003/06/23/primal-soundtrack-info
  4. ^ http://www.gamezone.com/news/gz_interview_primal_gran_turismo_3_and_kung_fu_chaos_sound_designers_bob_and_barn_chat_with_gamezone
  5. ^ http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/2780/the_making_of_the_first_symphonic_.php?print=1
  6. ^ a b "Primal for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  7. ^ Edge staff (March 2003). "Primal". Edge (121): 92. 
  8. ^ EGM Staff (May 2003). "Primal". Electronic Gaming Monthly (166): 126. Archived from the original on 2004-03-30. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  9. ^ Reed, Kristan (2003-04-11). "Primal Review". Eurogamer. 
  10. ^ Helgeson, Matt (May 2003). "Primal". Game Informer (121): 80. Archived from the original on 2008-09-18. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  11. ^ Dan Elektro (2003-03-25). "Primal Review for PS2 on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on 2005-02-09. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  12. ^ Liu, Johnny (April 2003). "Primal Review". Game Revolution. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  13. ^ Kasavin, Greg (2003-03-24). "Primal Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  14. ^ Nutt, Christian (2003-04-03). "GameSpy: Primal". GameSpy. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  15. ^ Valentino, Nick (2003-03-30). "Primal - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on 2008-02-10. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  16. ^ Dunham, Jeremy (2003-03-24). "Primal". IGN. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  17. ^ Baker, Chris (May 2003). "Primal". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 93. Archived from the original on 2004-06-04. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  18. ^ Saltzman, Marc (2003-04-15). "Virtual getaways await in 'Primal', 'Vendetta'". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Archived from the original on 2008-01-22. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 

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