User Reviews
Add new review
5 (1)
4 (2)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)

4.33 stars 4.33/5 Stars Average score of 3 user reviews spread across 4 releases and 0 DLC

A Good Ol' Classic, Made New and Exciting 8

You know, I, as an avid fan of Final Fantasy IV, had picked up Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (the sequel), and found it a treat. Recommending it to my friend, someone who hasn't played IV, proved to be a waste of time, as The After Years turned out to be a treat (a very unoriginal treat at that) to Final Fantasy IV fans. Now, Golden Sun: Dark Dawn is set 30 years after the events of Golden Sun and Golden Sun: The Lost Age, but by no means is ...

21 out of 23 found this review helpful.

The Graphical Showpiece For The Nintendo DS 0

Camelot Software Planning’s role-playing roots stretch back to games like Shining Force, and their Golden Sun series carries that tradition forward.  Beginning life on the GameBoy Advance in 2001 and followed by a direct sequel in 2003, the series has had a 7 year hiatus.  It makes the transition to the Nintendo DS in the platform’s last remaining months, amidst a fairly crowded line-up of similar games.  Can its reputation for strong graphics and smart puzzle design outshine the competiti...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Quality Old School Fun. 0

Turn based JRPGs are a little thin on the ground now days. Not an utterly unreasonable thing, after all  for all things there is a time, and some of the newer real time JRPGs have been pretty good. Golden Sun: Dark Dawn though, mmmmm, yeah baby, that brings it.  Dialling down the perv factor a bit , this game is good. Its basic mechanics are at least 15 years old, it characters and setting archetypes much more so. Does it feel stale, over done, used? Nope, not a bit of it. It is probably the bes...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.