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GF Rating
8.0

851 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
10

Perfect

A Sequel Done Right!

posted by Touma223 (UPLAND, CA) Feb 7, 2011

Member since Jan 2011

This game was everything I expected from the folks at nintendo and camelot. Dark Dawn brought back the beloved game play from the gameboy platform but artfully advanced with the touchscreen. I must add though that i am disappionted that with the new platform not having most of the rest of Weyard was not accessable when the memory was available for it (Ds Card). The final battle came about and i thought i had hours more to go. So kind of a let down. The graphics are the same as LOZ Phantom Hourglass. So pretty good, especially considering the step up from the advanced small single screem. Kind of Pixelated at times but overall infinitely more enjoyable for hardcore Golden Sun fans! I seriously hope this new batch of heroes find themselves called upon again.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Golden Sun

posted by Guardian27 (LIVINGSTON, TX) Jan 22, 2011

Member since Jan 2011

Even tho every dungeon was repiticious the game play within itself was worth playing. Plenty of collectibles and some complex puzzles makes it worthy of my 9 point rating.

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

Golden Sun

posted by RobertMJR (HENDERSON, NV) Jan 1, 2011

Member since Jan 2011

I played the original Golden Sun and loved it years and years ago. I wanted to give this one a try out of nostalgia. Theres a number of reasons why I might have absolutely hated this game. First is that I simply did not at all feel like I was playing the original game. Perhaps the only way to get that old feel is to play the actual original. This just didn't feel like the Golden Sun I once knew. Some games just shouldn't go 3D and this is one of them.

Second reason could be that I just grew out of it. The story and script seemed poorly written and very childish. I found myself rolling my eyes and button mashing my way through the dialogue. The only way I could sum my thoughts the whole time I started the game was "shut up shut up shut up I don't care shut up this is stupid shut up."

Third reason is a bit biased but its that I just don't care for RPGs. I never did but the original one was just a kick for me back in the day. Like I said though, this felt nothing like the original. RPGs are just unbelievably boring and not very interactive to me. It astounds me that anyone can actually be entertained by this game (or any RPG for that matter).

Sorry Dark Dawn but you let me down. I though I put you last on my gameq anyway.

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