Conclusion: Dark Dawn is a great addition to the series, and both fans and newcomers should be able to enjoy it. If you are looking for a challenge, this isn’t going to satisfy, but if you enjoy exploring, solving puzzles, and collecting treasure, this game will certainly please.
Excerpt: The Japanese-style role-playing game doesn’t lend itself well to direct sequels. Their entire premise depends on characters exploring the entire world to completion, so what’s supposed to happen next? The original Golden Sun and its 2003 sequel succeeded by telling a single story over two games.
Summary: Golden Sun: Dark Dawn picks up 30 years after the first two games in the series left off. At the end of Golden Sun: The Lost Age, the heroes succeeded in bringing the world-healing power of the Golden Sun back to the world of Weyard.
Conclusion: Golden Sun: Dark Dawn is mostly what we were waiting for in a sequel to the classic original titles. With just about everything you can expect from the series brought over onto the DS, this game features the high production values and classic jRPG gameplay coupled with the rewarding puzzles and...
Excerpt: Saving the world is the family business. I’ve found that for most people, the idea of following in your parents’ footsteps usually lands you on one extreme side of the fence: you either carry on the family tradition without hesitation, or you act the rebel and want nothing to do with it.
Pros: Still a solid formula, Good old puzzle-solving, Much fancier summons, Touch-screen control is pointless