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  • Review Score:8.4

    Most anyone who’s played Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for the Playstation would agree that it’s one of the best side-scrolling games ever made--a virtual magnum opus of 2D goodness. When I heard that the team behin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    If you enjoyed the challenge and depth that Circle of the Moon offered, you may be a bit dissapointed with HOD. While the graphics have improved greatly, it seems as though the difficulty and strategy have been stripped... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance is Konami's follow-up to the popular, yet flawed Circle of the Moon, and it improves upon its predecessor in almost every imaginable way. While not perfect by any means, HOD is nonethe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Not exactly the best game, but still good nonetheless.

    Admittedly this was actually the third game of the GBA series that I played. So my opinion is somewhat negative. To start off the graphics wasn't at all cracked to be. This was because Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow was ... Read Full Review

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

    Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance is a game that manages to take a big step forwards and a small step backwards at the same time. Of course, despite it's problems it's still a lot of fun, and it'll last you a good long ... Read Full Review

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

    This is the best Castlevania outing following Symphony of the Night and also one of the best games in the GBA library.

    A debate that still seems to be relevant within the game industry is weather or not handheld games should either mimic the home console experience, or if they should be more tailor made for being a portable game with a s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    The standard of handheld and 2D alike.

    The full moon rises, the castle's silhouette is revealed in the shining light, and bats swoop in from the depths of the adventure that awaits the very one who holds it…it sounds like another Castlevania game! Castleva... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    Though unbalanced, Harmony of Dissonance is still a welcome addition to the GBA library and the Castlevania series.

    [Excerpted from my review on Trigames...] It's funny what a good formula can do. You see it succeed, then you use it everywhere, and sooner or later people want something new. After Castlevania: Symphony of the Night ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    It's a great game with fantastic visuals, but it has its flaws

    "It's a great game with fantastic visuals, but it has its flaws" Ever since I played Symphony of the Night (PS1), I have loved the Castlevania series. The entertaining gameplay can keep one at it for hours at a time. Th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    More like,Castlevania:Harmony of backtracking Dissonance.

    I have no knowledge at all about castlevania,but I sure do know one thing about the series.Dracula and whips.This is the second castlevania installment for the Gameboy advance,and although it's not the best game out ther... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful