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Score Breakdown Based on 456 ratings
  1. 10 (31)
  2. 9 (56)
  3. 8 (141)
  4. 7 (122)
  5. 6 (50)
  6. 5 (27)
  7. 4 (11)
  8. 3 (13)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (2)

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  • User Rating 7

    Though not your average fighter up to date PS1 fans shouldn't be able to tell a difference and they should try it.

    Rated on July 27, 2006 by MickeySteroid

    Battle Arena Toshindan is an old school game that PS1 fans should find no trouble enjoying. In this game you can play as 1 of 8 characters. They are Eiji' Kayin' Sofia' Rungo' Mongo' Fo' Duke' and Ell...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Simply one of the earliest figthing games for the playstation, but also one of the best.

    Rated on September 08, 2004 by kinkyfriend_85

    I bet few know about this game these days, and that is sad. It really is, and you know why? Because many will never get the experience they could have, and the Battle Arena Toshinden experience is qu...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

    Great old-school fighter.

    Rated on August 08, 2006 by ThePerro

    Battle Arena Toshinden is an old-school fighter waiting for its own next-gen make over. [Game Play] - Fairly slow, but fun fighting. The emphasis is on dodging and attacking. Rings are'nt confined ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Toshinden's flashy graphics will only dazzle you for five minutes before you regret the lack of content it has to offer

    Rated on October 29, 2009 by loopy_101

    Although Battle Arena Toshinden (or Simply Toshinden) was a launch title that met some success, it seriously wasn't that impressive of a game. Granted it fell under the shadow of Tekken, but there wa...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.3

    It was the first. It was old school. But it was overrated. Read on why...

    Rated on March 13, 2006 by smbius

    Being the first doesn't necessarily mean being a good game. Many times, alot of people put alot of weight into original games. But the question must be asked. Do these "originals" warrant playing a...

    3 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.9

    a miserable game?

    Rated on March 17, 2006 by santig91

    graphics: 0 characters: 0 fun: 0 come on!, ¿can a game could be so bad? i hope so but not, this game is totally bad, it doesnt have the minimum requires to be an acceptable game, you cant win at ...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    Some folks say tobal 2, or something was the 1st 3-D fighter. Mebbe. But Battle Arena Toshinden was the 1st great one!

    Rated on November 08, 2005 by gaeren

    This was one of the first videogames I ever bought with my own money. And now 11 years later I still believe it was money well spent. I have spent somewhere on the order of eight, mebbe nine hundred ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.1

    Battle Arena Toshinden. The Good and the Ugly.

    Rated on May 23, 2006 by UlitmateSith

    Battle Arena Toshinden is a fighting game similar to Soul Blade and Virtua Fighter but with horrible graphics. The fighters look well designed and even has a hidden fighter Earthworm Jim! To me the Ea...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Mixed reactions with this one, wasnt as good as I thought it was going to be rather disappointed to be honest

    Rated on January 18, 2008 by Romperstomper74

    Although this game was made now looking back for an older game system, but new at the time it came out, I dont reallyt hink much of this game, the graphics were a bit chunky and blocky and gave you a ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2.8

    battle arena crapola

    Rated on June 14, 2006 by saosebastiao

    hah ! bat was hailed back in 95 as one of the best beat em ups ever ... my my how time changes ( or not given tekken is still the best 3d beat em up) 11 years and it looks just like a 100 year old ha...

    1 out of 8 found this review helpful.