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Score Breakdown Based on 4458 ratings
  1. 10 (2089)
  2. 9 (1863)
  3. 8 (375)
  4. 7 (80)
  5. 6 (19)
  6. 5 (7)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (5)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (15)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:10

    Greatest RPG for the GBA ever!

    Everything in this game is amazing. The graphics are some of the best I've ever seen on a GBA. The gameplay is probably one of the most revolutionary aspects of the game. Especially the way you use psynergy to solve th... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Golden Sun: The Lost Age

  • Rating:10

    A Timeless Classic

    If you own a system capable of running this game, it would really be a disservice to yourself to not pick this game up. Its story telling hearkens back to the age of Chrono Trigger, but it spices up gameplay with unique... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    Most overrated game ever

    Guys are you serious? golden sun tla get so many 10/10 reviews? Why everyone rated this mediocre game so high is beyond me. Positive - I like the puzzle-oriented dungeons and the Dijn system - some tunes are catchy ... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    The second half of the GBA Golden Sun saga improves on the original while still maintaining its 16-bit era flair.

    The first episode of Golden Sun on GBA was an excellent 16-bit throwback style RPG w/ an interesting story that ended on a major cliffhanger. Indeed, it was so much the cliffhanger that it almost seemed like you only got... Read Full Review

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

    Best in the series

    Positives -Large world map to explore with sailing in the ocean to other places -Challenging combat later in the game -Game looks great -Decent storyline Negatives -Some puzzles can be a real pain in the neck ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    An amazing sequel of an amazing game.

    May contain minor spoilers. I've almost always preferred real-time games to turn based ones, however there always has to be an exception. This game is the exception. This game, as well as the first game in the seri... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.9

    The Golden Sun just keeps on shining!

    Who could ever forget when Golden Sun first came out for the Game boy Advance! Golden Sun is a game that was just... how do I describe it? EPIC! When I think of Golden Sun I think of beautiful over world, incredible mu... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    One of the best games for the GBA. Enough said.

    Having not played the first Golden Sun, I had no idea what this game was about. I stumbled across this game completely by accident. Why did I buy this game? Well I bought it solely on its cover. To my surprise it exceede... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Best RPG on the GBA period!

    A sequel to an amazing is anything but disappointing. This game is the continual from where the first game left off. The story in this game sucks you into the world of golden sun. The things that make up this game tha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Builds on a great game

    Seeing as how the first Golden Sun was quite awesome, I was hoping for a game that was almost as good, but The Lost Age builds on the first game and makes it even better. The story picks up where the first game left o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    An amazing sequel that got it just right.

    Let me start off saying that this is one of my favorite games ever so this review might be a little biased. This game is a direct continuation of the first one so people might get a little confused by the story. The gr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful