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6.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 222 ratings
  1. 10 (23)
  2. 9 (20)
  3. 8 (35)
  4. 7 (47)
  5. 6 (32)
  6. 5 (33)
  7. 4 (19)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • Rating:7

    A decent Dragon Quest hack. Funnish though.

    Take dragon quest. Remove the first person view and class choice. That's all you need to strip away to get this game. I'm not necessarily saying this is a bad game. No comparison to stuff like Final Fantasy or Legend of ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Beyond the Beyond was slow and agonizing.

    Beyond the Beyond was one of the first PS1 games released for the system. I never played it back then, but I read alot about it. The biggest complaints I ever heard about this game is the random encounter rate, which I... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Beyond the Beyond is a gem lost in time

    The classic RPG formula fails in many games but it works well here. Anyone that enjoys old Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy SNES games will love Beyond the Beyond. It was made for old-school RPG fanatics. It features a ... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    DETAILED REVIEW HERE

    GAMEPLAY: 8/10 Battles contain backup HP systems, double attacks, counter attacks, critical hits, blocks, summons and magic as the core of its gameplay. Instead of having one large number for HP as in all other RPGs,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    The game is quite easy. I would rather have a bit more difficult game. But was fun to play.

    I would recomend the game for first timers or someone who wants to feel good about beating a game. No matter how easy it may be. The graphics are very good for being an older PS game. But for me. easy does not matter to ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.8

    Not as much underrated as simply under marketed, During its time it was pretty good and worth a look for any RPG fan.

    Many reviews have called this game "nothing new" or more of the same, and its not that I disagree with the reviewers but rather I disagree that this should be seen as a bad thing. The problem when Sega Saturn died an... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.7

    Oldie...but a GOODIE!

    People are saying that 5.5 to 6.5! I thought the game was awesome!! It was the first RPG I had ever played! And I was disappointed to see that it was rated so low. I say that everyone should play it. It really is an inst... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful