DescriptionShining Tears is an old-school Action RPG set in the Shining universe (previous games include Shining in the Darkness and the Shining Force Trilogy). You play Xion, a hero who is drawn into saving the City of Shilidia from a formerly peaceful neighbor due to his possession of the powerful Twin Dragon Rings. This sets the stage for an epic RPG storyline with fun characters and big surprises.
Presented in beautiful hand-drawn 2D graphics and backgrounds, players may choose to go into battles from among 8 unlockable companions, each with their own unique powers, strengths and weaknesses. Furthermore, the co-op system lets two players cooperate in battles, pulling off special combo moves and leveling up their characters together. Interestingly, the companion you pick changes Xion to the opposite 'soul' dark or light due to the nature of the Twin Dragon Rings, with correspondingly different powers. Single players have their companion AI to help them out of tight spots, too.
- "光明之淚" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
- "光明之泪" -- Chinese title (simplified)
- "シャイニング・ティアーズ " -- Japanese spelling
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The Press Says
|Game Shark||Apr 06, 2005||B||75|
|Game Informer Magazine||Mar, 2005||7.25 out of 10||72|
|GotNext||Jul 04, 2005||70|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Jul 02, 2005||7 out of 10||70|
|Just RPG||Dec 05, 2005||65 out of 100||65|
|GameSpot||May 28, 2005||6.4 out of 10||64|
|PSX Extreme||Apr 08, 2005||6 out of 10||60|
|GameSpy||Mar 18, 2005||60|
|Random Access||Aug 22, 2013||5.5 out of 10||55|
|Netjak||Apr 29, 2005||4.8 out of 10||48|
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- Shining Tears (Official Shining Tears website)
- Wikipedia: Shining Tears (Information about Shining Tears at Wikipedia)