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  • Review Score:9.2

    I have been playing it for about a day now and it does not disappoint. It's pretty much the same graphics engine as Harmony of Dissonance but the gameplay has been tweaked for the better. The new character's swords are... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Since the Game Boy Advance debuted in 2001, portable gamers have enjoyed a new Castlevania game each year. With Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, Konami has managed to create a darn-near perfect Dracula-whipping experience. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow is Konami’s third GBA Castlevania effort in as many years. Following on the heels of last year’s Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance by less than nine months, Aria of Sorrow continues to improv... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    this game rocks!!!! I got it the day after it came out and all I can say is great. I love the soul sucking system (its kinda like pokemon) it has great abilities like a bow, rocks and even you can turn into the devil but... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2

    Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow is the latest chapter in the long-running Castlevania series from Konami. When the series began back in 1986 on the Nintendo Entertainment System, it was a case of simple side scrolling. Move ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6

    After playing Harmony of Dissonance, I was quite disappointed how Konami was able to do almost everything backwards. HoD was largely unsatisfying, due to the lack of difficulty. HoD suffered from "Symphony of the Night... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    Definitely the best GBA game in 2003. This game is the Castlevania series perfected. Sure the formula is starting to get a little tired, but there's nothing wrong with that, as long as it delivers a very fun and satis... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Aria of Sorrow is a joyful tune.

    One of the best things that ever happened to handheld gaming was Konami's commitment to keep the 2D scroller alive and well on the GBA with the creation of original Castlevania adventures. Following quickly on the heels... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    The third Castlevania game for the GBA is sure to please fans of the series. The gameplay and visuals are some of the best experienced on Nintendo’s hand held. The gameplay in AOS is top notch. Like the other two Ca... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    This is the best in the series. Just perfect.

    I love it! What can I say? That it was good? No! That it was great? No! In fact, it was the best damn game ever made in the series for GBA. If you don't agree, well that's just a matter of each individual's opinion. W... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful