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Dark Arena (Game Boy Advance)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
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You are the leader of the special operations, and it is up to you to find your way out of a very sticky situation - a genetics lab overrun by monsters of every shape and size. Using your advance suit and weapons, you must shoot your way through the lab, destroying the evil creations and saving the lab, and the rest of the world, from total destruction.

This 1st person shooter combines the many well known elements of previous games in the genre with an all out blast fest. A 4 player multiplayer deathmatch option is also on offer.


Dark Arena Game Boy Advance Firing off a rocket in deathmatch
Dark Arena Game Boy Advance Despite its name, Dark Arena is one of the more colorful shooters out there.
Dark Arena Game Boy Advance The combat rifle in action
Dark Arena Game Boy Advance Luckily, those stripey things explode when shot.

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User Reviews

Different in a good way ,but a little bland in a bad way. DANIEL HAWKS ! (1928) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

The Press Says

IGN Jan 30, 2002 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Feb 08, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Gaming Target Mar 18, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2002 7 out of 10 70 Feb 13, 2002 14 out of 20 70
GameSpy Feb, 2002 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot Apr 03, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65
GamesFirst! Apr 16, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60 (UK) Mar 03, 2002 5 out of 10 50


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Kartanym (10780) added Dark Arena (Game Boy Advance) on Oct 26, 2003