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  7. 4 (0)
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  • User Rating 9.2

    Rated on May 07, 2003 by dwell

    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 ch...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Rated on May 08, 2003 by PvtPorter

    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-wh...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    Rated on May 11, 2003 by Celsian

    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...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Rated on May 14, 2003 by jackassfan1211

    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 tur...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Rated on May 17, 2003 by Dark_Metamorphosis

    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 s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    Rated on May 19, 2003 by King9999

    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 "S...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    Rated on May 30, 2003 by Cactuar1000

    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 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Aria of Sorrow is a joyful tune.

    Rated on July 29, 2006 by zsciaeount

    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 ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Rated on January 12, 2004 by BloodCurse

    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. L...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    This is the best in the series. Just perfect.

    Rated on September 01, 2009 by FF_fan2004

    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 indivi...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.