Castlevania Discussions of Dissonance...

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  1. Romier S

    Romier S Producer

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    IGN has just posted thier review of the latest GBA Castlevania game, Harmony of Dissonance. They scored the game at a 9.2:
    Presentation
    No real twists and turns in the storyline, no real surprises...just a nice, clean Castlevania experience from start to finish. 8.0
    Graphics
    Outstanding use of the Game Boy Advance's sprite and background effects make it look almost as good, maybe better than Symphony of the Night. 9.0
    Sound
    The music's not terrible, but far from what's expected from a Castlevania game. Guess all that effect-pushing took its toll on the music engine. 7.0
    Gameplay
    Outstanding continuation of the Castlevania gameplay...the boss battles have been tamed down a lot from last year's game, but otherwise the game's fun as all heck. 9.0
    Lasting Appeal
    The adventure's a good, long one, but it does end. Finishing with 100 percent will net a different ending, and there are other trinkets that unlock as well. 7.0
    Final Score: 9.2
    Rest of the review can be found here:
    Castlevania HOD review
    (Note: you must be an insider)
    This along with EGM's glowing review just make me want to gush. Though I would have preferred Konami make this installment of the series on a next gen console, I'll take Castlevania anyway I can get it.
    As a confessed Drac addict (Castlevania Symphony of the Night is my favorite game of all time) I cannot wait for this to be released. Date of release is officially the 18th (though hopefully I'll be getting my hands on it tommorrow). *MUST HAVE MORE CASTLEVANIA*
     
  2. JasonK

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    I'm pumped about this game as well. Circuit City had it in their ad for $22, I think.
     
  3. Chris Duran

    Chris Duran Stunt Coordinator

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    This got game of the month from EGM last issue, beating Mario Sunshine, and a few other high profile games, it must be good. I'll pick it up. [​IMG]
     
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    I've played through the Japanese version of this game, "White Night Concerto". Definetly worthy. Some aspects of it are inferior to Circle of the Moon, such as the music. But overall it's a great game. I'm looking forward to playing through it again in English so i can finally understand the story!
     
  5. Romier S

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    It is in my Gameboy now. 2 words....FUCKING AWESOME!
    I'll be back with a more indepth review later..[​IMG]
     
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    gamespot gave it a 8.2 in a good written review
     
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    Kelley_B Cinematographer

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    this game will make the honeymoon fly by!
     

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