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Shadow Hearts

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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
8.9
Graphics 4
4.4
Sound 7
6.7
Storyline 9
8.9
Replay value 6
5.6

Shadow Hearts

RPG LAND
26 June 2006
  • Excerpt: Shadow Hearts is a unique RPG whose superb story, mature themes, and great battle system make it an excellant addition to an RPG collection.
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Overall 7
7.0

Shadow Hearts

Thunderbolt Games
21 June 2005
  • Excerpt: The idea of a follow-up to Koudelka wasn’t exactly something I looked forward to. Although that PSone RPG featured a decent storyline and a deliciously dark atmosphere, it was plagued with some of the worst gameplay around. Developers Sacnoth decided to take another stab at the genre with Shadow Hearts. While it certainly won’t be remembered as a classic, it’s still a decent game exceeds its predecessor in every possible way.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
9.3
Graphics 8
7.7
Sound 9
9.0
Storyline 8
8.0
Control 8
8.0

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RPGFan
28 December 2004
  • Conclusion: Shadow Hearts is an unpolished yet loveable example of the alluring JRPGs of yesteryear that make our memories comforting and our nostalgia keen.
  • Pros: Irreplaceable atmosphere, excellent gameplay, likeable characters, amazing soundtrack.
  • Cons: Poor localization, subpar graphics, awful voice acting.
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Overall 8
7.9

Shadow Hearts Review

GameSpot
19 December 2001
  • Summary: Despite its considerable depth, Shadow Hearts is easy to get into and yet maintains a satisfying level of challenge.
  • Pros: N/A
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Overall 8
8.0

Shadow Hearts

Sofa Cinema
18 December 2004
Overall 8
8.0

Shadow Hearts

Sofa Cinema
18 December 2004
Overall 8
8.0

Shadow Hearts

Hype
23 February 2008
Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

PixiTroc
8 June 2005
  • Excerpt: L'heure du jugement a sonné. Un héros au passé mystérieux. Une jeune fille dont les pouvoirs, mal utilisés, pourraient renverser l'ordre du monde. Un magicien puissant que rien n'arrêtera dans sa quête du pouvoir absolu. Préparez-vous à entrer dans un jeu de rôle qui ne ressemble à...
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 8
7.5
Lastability 7
7.0

Shadow Hearts

JeuxVideo.fr
23 January 2005
  • Excerpt: Occulté par les grosses sorties PS2 du mois de mars, Shadow Hearts n'aura certainement pas bénéficié de toute l'attention qu'il aurait méritée à juste titre, et risque fort de passer complètement inaperçu lors de sa sortie. Le temps est donc venu pour nous de réparer cette injustice en levant le rideau sur ce soft surprenant d'efficacité, qui se classe dans la catégorie des RPG japonais dans la pure tradition des Final Fantasy.
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Overall 8
8.0

Shadow Hearts

Страна игр
11 January 2002
  • Excerpt: Попробуйте вспомнить хотя бы одну JRPG, действие которое происходило бы на Земле. Разработчики крайне редко используют даже псевдоисторические мотивы, предпочитая намекать и ссылаться на реальный мир, но никак не использовать его элементы в своих играх напрямую. Разве что продукция KOEI всегда выделялась в этом плане из общей массы, а теперь вот еще и люди из Sacnoth продемонстрировали то ли оригинальность, то ли отсутствие своих собственных идей.
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