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Score Breakdown Based on 526 ratings
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  4. 7 (32)
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  • Rating:9

    The Sun will come out tommorrow.

    Let's be honest, the word videogame has never been synonymous with fun in the sun. One is used to escape life, the other is used to escape reality. So imagine my surprise to hear about Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand, a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Best in Series

    I think that the first Boktai game is the best in the series. The Solar Sensor helps get you outside while playing and the pile driver is great fun. In Lunar Knights they have taken out the Pile Driver and entered a sp... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8

    the gothic graphics and innovative gameplay are far ahead of its time, but its a little difficult, and full of puzzles.

    Given its age, this game still is incredible, and has all the elements of a fantastic platformer. the Gothic artwork blends perfectly with the storyline and turn of the century style setting (steam punk), but this slowly... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.7

    This game is different.

    Normanly whin you play video games you want to be inside, well...for this game you need to go outside. Because with the solar senser in the game cargrage (witch is a littat longer then the normal GBA) you can go outside ... Read Full Review

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

    This is what happens when Hideo Kojima mixes MGS, Castlevania, and Zelda into a big pot and cooks up a masterpiece.

    I originally picked this title up for its connection with the Mega Man Battle Network series. In truth, I had picked up Boktai 2 for that, but I found this one for 5 bucks and snagged it too. I played through this game... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.3

    A good game, but the reliance on sunlight is a double-edged sword.

    Boktai itself is a really great game. It implements actiony and stealth-based gameplay onto the GBA with great graphics and sound and a wealth of interesting features. There are, however, some pretty significant problems... Read Full Review

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

    This game is kind of, but not always a pain...

    I think it's quite obvious why it's a pain after only an hour of play. The sun is so painfully lame. It likes to not hit your game cartridge and clouds are always zooming by. **** this game can be a pain. The only re... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Boktai, clever idea, but not for the fair of skin

    Boktai is an amazing idea in and of itslef, though slightly gimmiky. I however, am a child of the night myself of sorts, and am very rarely outside in the sun. During the few times I have been out I have managed to com... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.6

    boktai rules nuf said

    who has heard of this game??, ok its just me and a few others. this game has cost me many pains due to the sunburns it has gave me ( forgot the safety advisory at the load up screen). well this is a great game with the p... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.7

    This game is good for a Japanese game!

    Yeah, I don't really like any Japanese games, and not very many Japanese shows, either. Though, for a Japanese game, this game is the friggin' awesomeness!!! I got this game over the summer, the only real time you can pl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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