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Average Player Score Based on 170 ratings
6.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 170 ratings
  1. 10 (9)
  2. 9 (14)
  3. 8 (28)
  4. 7 (39)
  5. 6 (45)
  6. 5 (14)
  7. 4 (12)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • Rating:6

    A game that was decent for its time but lacklustre.

    Shining soul was an ok game... I could leave it at that, but that's not much of a review. The game took the Standard RPG formula and basically just applied it. There was no innovation, no magical catch or anything that r... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Not even worth looking at.

    Game Review-Gameboy Advance-Shining Soul Review 202 Released: September 23, 2003 Publisher: Atlus Co. Developer: Next Entertainment Game Genre: Action Role-Playing ESRB Rating: E for Everyone ESRB Descrip... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    This will be a quick review.

    Beginning of the game is fun. Playing the different classes is interesting but if you make a mistake in the abilities you choose it hurts you a lot later. The level's and the dynamics don't change because you are always ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    MOM SUI STOLE MY GBA AGEN TO PLAY THAT STUPID GAME -____-" !

    Shining Soul is very good choice if you do not have anything better to do (like me), in our life. + of this game. 1) Nice mechanics (for gba rpg it's unique) 2) Team play option. 3) Nice graphic. 4) 4 original cha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.6

    Had potential, but fails miserably. Seriously.

    Shining Soul. Take a look at some of the screenshots. It looks nice, doesn't it? Looks fun? That was my first impression too. But, unlike Diablo or any other game in this genre, it sucks. Obviously, an explanation is nee... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.9

    This game must have been put together overnight because there is absolutley no fluidity in it what so ever.

    Now this is the first time I've played any of the games in the "Shining" series and I have to say that this is a real disappointment from Atlus. I grew up playing Gameboy games and when I see something like this put out ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.8

    Although not the best RPG for the GBA, Shining Soul is one of the better ones available.

    In 2002, Atlus and Sega released a Diablo-style action RPG for the GBA, known as Shining Soul. Overall, it is a very good. The graphics in Shining Soul are vivid and very sharp, with the monsters walking around the du... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    For all those who loved the Diablo series but wanted something that they could play away from their computer, this is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. You have your basic character selections, each with their ... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful