Conclusion: The overarching theme this game develops is integration. Your djinns are integrated into your character in such a way that you can use them as summons, as stat boosters or as an action of their own (by releasing).
Excerpt: Synopsis If you can cope with strenuous, constant controller button-mashing, Golden Sun provides a long, engaging quest, impressive 2D graphics, and true turn-based combat featuring the summoning of mystical and mythical creatures. All this imparts a fulfilling experience all around.
Excerpt: Golden Sun was one of the first Role-Playing games released for the Game Boy Advance, not long after the system\'s release back in 2001. Even so, it still stands up well in the sea of GBA RPGs.
Summary: This is how good all Game Boy Advance RPGs should be. Quite simply, it's one of the best. This game has set the standard for me in relationship to how a game should look on the Game Boy Advance. I was blown away at how great things looked on my tiny screen.
Pros: Great Graphics, Excellent character development, Plenty of game time â€“ 25+ hours
Cons: Only part of the Golden Sun Story, Lots of peons to mow through
Excerpt: In Camelot Software's Golden Sun you are thrust into the world of the stereotypical silent protagonist Isaac. Isaac is accompanied by his childhood friend Garret as they begin to set out on a very common, stereotypical adventure.
Pros: Fun battle system, Deep 'class' based system, Feels like a much bigger game
Cons: Lots of stale clichés, Only half of the game
Excerpt: Mike's movie comment reminded me of a joke Johnny Carson had made when he hosted the Academy Awards one year. During the telecast, he called the awards show "two hours of sparkling entertainment spread out over six hours." That seems to sum up my experience with Golden Sun: The Lost Age pretty well.
Excerpt: Innovation may come slower to role-playing games (RPGs) than to any other genre, but it does eventually happen. Ever since the polygonal characters and rotating camera of Final Fantasy VII , this pseudo-3D perspective has steadily become the norm in virtually every genre of game coming out on the...