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Golden Sun (2001)

Ôgon no taiyô: Hirakareshi fûin (original title)
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In a dark age of history, evil forces are pursuing the lost art of alchemy. Armed with cool weapons, special powers and unique creatures a band of 4 magic-attuned "Adepts" are the only hope to put an end to the advance of evil.

Director:

Shugo Takahashi

Writer:

Hiroyuki Takahashi (scenario)
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In a dark age of history, evil forces are pursuing the lost art of alchemy. As they come closer and closer to the secret formula the future of mankind hangs in the balance. You and your ragtag group of pals are the only hope. Armed with cool weapons, special powers and unique creatures you must put an end to advance of evil. Written by Shawn Watson

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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Golden Sun: The Broken Seal See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.50 : 1
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Trivia

Several of the main characters had different names in the Japanese version of the game: Isaac was Robin, Garet was Gerald, Jenna was Jasmine, Kraden was Sclater, Felix was Garcia, Mia was Mary, Saturos was Satyuros, and Medardi was Menadi See more »

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Looks great but not my thing

Don't get me wrong. I love RPGs and building up custom characters but I don't like them in the 2D world of the GBA. On the PC I have played awesome games like Dungeon Siege, where the RPG element is at it's best but I found Golden Sun to be really slow.

It took ages to get going and there is an unbelievable amount of dialogue in it. But there is no way to skip past it. You will literally be sitting there hitting the button for 10 minutes reading bland word bubbles. Some have given this game a great review but I'm afraid this RPG just didn't do anything for me and I won't be checking out the sequel.

Graphics A Sound A- Gameplay C- Lasting Appeal C-


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