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7.6 out of 10

Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World

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Overall 5
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Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 9
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Sound 8
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Lastability 1
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big disapointment

HmmCheese , GameStop
2 August 2011
  • Summary: to me this game was absolutely boring, the only 2 things that went on my mind during the game was (1- who is emil, 2- when will i get to play as lloyed) Gameplay: to me the battle system felt like a combination from tales of the abyss and pokemon. i cant say its bad, but i was greatly disappointed with it. ///////////// Graphics:: was very nice...
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0

Definitely could have been better.

Heaven's Traitor , GameStop
10 March 2009
  • Summary: This game ultimately turned out to be a disappointment as the sequel to the first Tales of Symphonia game. In terms of challenge, that's really up to the individual player. Those more familiar with the Tales battle system may find minimal challenges when playing this game. The only two characters allowed in the front of your party are Emil and Marta, making it a hassle if you want to focus on using any of your other characters.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 3
3.0

Moving backwards in an already developed genre

kithaetria , GameStop
13 November 2008
  • Summary: I am a fan of the Tales series. I spent 80 hours playing through Tales of Vesperia the first time through alone. This game is a far cry from Tales of Vesperia if you have played the most recent game on the 360. Granted, this is the Wii, but the graphics are very rough and character and monster designs very much simplified. The storyline will make sense more to players that have played the first Tales of Symphonia game on the Gamecube.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not the best out of the tales games I've played

SpyCrab, Amazon
10 March 2013
  • Summary: I own and have played all the tales games that have been brought over to north america. Now S2 isn't a bad game, not at all and I recommend playing it or giving it a try if you were a fan of Symphonia. That being said you will probably be confused by the opening events of the game and the new battle system is something all in itself to get used to. You will figure it out though and manage through the game.
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Overall 6
6.0

Tales of Symphonia 2?

Gloria Wilkin, Amazon
1 April 2012
  • Summary: While I haven't enjoyed certain parts of the storyline so far I will say that it definitely feels like Tales of Symphonia. The main character is different than in the first game. Anyway you collect monsters by defeating them in battle. You need to have the major element and 4 minor elements match in order for the creatures to be spellbound, which will initiate the pact at the end of the battle.
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Overall 6
6.0

The Worst 3D Tales Game Ever Made.

Setsuna .F. Seiei, amazon.co.uk
19 September 2011
  • Summary: Basically if you're a fan of Tales of Symphonia, you'l notice within moments of starting the game that this was made on a very small budget, and does its job in a limited way. Basically this takes place after the events of Tales of Symphonia, and disgards all the main characters and introduces two new ones, Emil and Marta as the protagonists, and some random antagonists you get to know during the game.
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Overall 6
6.0

Enjoyable battles, story only ok.

stripewing, amazon.co.uk
9 September 2010
  • Summary: If you like the Tales games and played Tales of Symphonia then you'll probably forgive this game its flaws, but still be a little disappointed. The battle system is great fun. Meeting the old cast is quite entertaining too. The story isn't so bad, but it doesn't really stand up to the previous game, and it kind of makes you wonder why they bothered making a sequel instead of a completely new world.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not perfect but still a good game!

DeityLink, amazon.co.uk
1 July 2010
  • Summary: I love the original Tales of Symphonia! One of my all time favourite games! So when i heard about a sequal i was excited! I have to admit it took sometime to get into it, the battle system dosnt feal as polished as the original also game does work for people who havnt played the original but feels that its made for people who have played the original. Its also ALOT shorter than the original which was pretty much 100hours plus!
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Overall 6
6.0

A lazy attempt at what could have been a great sequel

microserfs, Dooyoo
18 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World is a role-playing adventure that acquaints fans of the original Gamecube game with a number of familar and much loved characters. I picked this game up (quite eagerly, mind) because of my love for the previous game that I had spent a lot of time and effort into completing. So the latest sequel was something I was looking forward to checking out. Without checking many reviews, I plunged myself right in.
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Overall 6
6.0

Hrm

Sarrie "The Serene One", amazon.co.uk
4 January 2010
  • Summary: Being a big fan of the original, I was excited to receive this game for Christmas. I have several irks with the game, which I will outline before I give the good things with it. 1) it's far too short. Far. Too. Short. The gamecube version was spanned over two worlds, Tethe'alla and Sylvarant. And since this is spanned over the same two worlds merged, you'd expect it to be big? Wrong. 20 hours into the game and I'm on the last 'quest' of chapter 7 of 8 chapters.
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