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GF Rating
9.1

532 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
10

Perfect

THE BEST GBA GAME EVER!!!!!!!

posted by Videoboy (MODESTO, CA) Apr 11, 2007

Member since Jul 2006

2 out of 2 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game is pure beauty. Its stoy is epic, the music, incredible, and the characteres, deep. Youu start out as a young boy named issac, who is forced to go on a journey , where you meet people, and help solve every towns problems. the djinn system is complex, and awesome.

story
10/10

music
10/10

gameplay
10/10

graphics
10/10

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

The Greatest RPG on the GBA

posted by Nintenfox (NORTH OLMSTED, OH) Feb 1, 2009

Member since Feb 2009

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This is the most amazing game ever. The plot is terrific, the characters are well designed and written.

This game is AMAZING!

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

An amazing spectacle! The best RPG on the GBA!!!!!

posted by RPGamer (SAN DIEGO, CA) Jan 19, 2007

Member since Dec 2005

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Why reinvent the wheel? It's always great to see interesting and unique elements in a game, but it's okay to stick to the tried and true formula as long as it is done right. Camelot stuck to this formula, and they certainly did it right.

STORY:
The story is amazing! It never gets in the way of gameplay, and yet it delivers truly powerful moments making it unforgettable. Also, it should be noted that the graphics push the GBA to its limits and the soundtrack is one of the best I've ever heard in any game, period!

GAMEPLAY:
This game is perfect for any RPG fan. If you lived through the SNES era, it will be a wonderful reminder of the glory days. Anyone too young for that era, will be able to experience what they missed out on with one of the most finely crafted 2D RPGs ever!! The game follows the traditional RPG formula with an overworld, dungeons, random encounters, and billions of quests. The dungeons contain what may be the very best puzzles ever crafted in an RPG. It also contains its own touches, such as Djinn, creatures found throughout the game which can be used in battle (performing various things such as attacking the opponent, defending or healing your party, and many other things) that add a whole new layer of strategy to the game. Also, though it may seem annoying at first, if you had multiple characters set to attack one creature and one of the characters kills that creature before the others attack, they enter defense mode rather than attacking that creature. This implements a new layer of strategy to battles, because it makes you think about which creatures you should attack instead of just hitting the attack button without thinking every turn. This small change makes random battles much, much more exciting.

LASTING APPEAL:
The game contains a lengthy thirty hour main quest and billions of side quests. This game has enough depth to keep you occupied for a long time.

This is one of, if not the, best RPGs ever!! A must own!

Overall:10/10

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