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Golden Sun: Dark Dawn (Nintendo DS)

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Golden Sun: Dark Dawn takes places 30 years after the event of Golden Sun and Golden Sun: The Lost Age. The player takes control of the children of the protagonists from the previous games going on an adventure to find a magical feather.

The gameplay is very similar to previous Golden Sun games. In this role-playing game, four different types of elements (fire, water, wind and earth) are combined to create spells. Combat often involves facing multiple monsters at each time.

The continent of Weyard has changed a lot during the 30 years that have passed, because as Alchemy was restored, conflicts and natural disasters also reached the continent. The game features 3D graphics and brand new spells.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Ōgon no Taiyō: Shikkokunaru Yoake" -- Japanese Title
  • "Golden Sun: Obscure Aurore" -- French title
  • "Golden Sun: Die dunkle Dämmerung" -- German title

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User Reviews

I have mixed feelings about this game Bregalad (917) unrated

The Press Says

AusGamers Dec 03, 2010 9 out of 10 90
RPGFan Jan 28, 2011 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 10, 2010 16 out of 20 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Dec 14, 2010 8 out of 10 80
MMGN Dec 22, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Pixel-Heroes.de Mar 04, 2011 8 out of 10 80
OMGN: Online Multiplayer Games Network Jan 24, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Legendra Dec 22, 2010 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Nov 22, 2010 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.fr Dec 10, 2010 7 out of 10 70


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Bregalad (917) added Golden Sun: Dark Dawn (Nintendo DS) on Jan 31, 2011