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6.5 out of 10

Shining Soul

Shining Soul, a Sega-developed Japanese import published by Atlu Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

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RewiredMind.com
7 September 2005
  • Excerpt: Ever had a ‘new best mate” I think everyone gets one at some time or another. A change of surroundings, a new job, or a trip to the local genito-urinary clinic can all spark such associations. Yet, while the preamble to this phenomenon can vary wildly, the course of these friendships normally takes a weirdly familiar route. Shining Soul has been my ‘new best mate’ for the past week, although the cracks are starting to show.
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Overall 9
8.9

Shining Soul

Just RPG
21 August 2005
  • Excerpt: It's portable. It's colorful. It's Diablo ! Well, no. It's Shining Soul , an action-rpg by Sega, but this game just begs to be called " Diablo -To-Go". Still, despite the remarkable similarities, this game manages to bring something new to the portable world.
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Shining Soul

The Armchair Empire
3 May 2005
  • Excerpt: If there is anything in existence that can be equated with goodness, it's shiny things. Gold, jewels, high-gloss pretzels, greasy bacon, and freshly laid down linoleum, they're all wondrous things...unless you're not into riches, cholesterol, or high viscosity flooring. When it comes to gaming there is plenty of shininess that comes off in a good way, or in this case a Shining way with the Shining Force series of strategy RPGs, traditional RPGs like Holy Ark and Shining...
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 7
6.5
Storyline 6
6.0
Control 7
7.0

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RPGFan
14 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Some of my fondest Sega memories involve the Shining series of games, particularly Shining Force. The original Shining Force has the distinction of being the very first strategy RPG I'd ever played-and the one that got me hooked on the subgenre. Over the years, I've spent time with almost all of the titles released bearing the Shining moniker-Shining Force, Shining Wisdom, Shining the Holy Ark, etc. To say that I've enjoyed the series is an understatement.
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Overall 6
5.6

Shining Soul Review

GameSpot
29 September 2003
  • Summary: Shining Soul is a monotonous hack-and-slash action RPG that contributes little to either the Shining series or to dungeon crawlers in general.
  • Pros: N/A
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Overall 7
6.8
Features 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 7
6.5
Lifespan 7
7.0

Shining Soul

Gaming Target
1 May 2003
Overall 4
4.0

Shining Soul Review

Eurogamer
24 April 2003
  • Summary: GBA RPGs are more interesting since the SP launched, but this one is dull anyway
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Overall 4
4.0

Shining Soul

Hype
23 February 2008
Overall 7
7.4
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 6
6.0

Shining Soul (Gatorrollo)

Segafan
17 February 2005
  • Summary: Infogrames y Sega nos traen un action RPG en español para Game Boy Advance basado en la prestigiosa saga Shining Force.
  • Cons: Demasiado repetitivo. Argumento prácticamente inexistente.
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