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The delightful smoothness of classic Japanese role-playing games

This week, Rowan Kaiser and Kat Bailey have switched roles -- with Rowan taking lead in this week's column focusing on the wonderful world of Japanese role-playing games. I was only defeated once in Suikoden. Even that was an accident – I thought it was a fight I was supposed to lose. Calling ...

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Classic Golden Sun commercial finally explained by Dark Dawn

Back in 2001, Nintendo released a fairly gorgeous commercial for Golden Sun -- however, for all its glitz and glamor, it wasn't exactly packing in the coherence department. A giant crystal dragon, totally wrecking shop in a jam-packed opera house? We don't remember that in the original Game Boy Adv...

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Golden Sun: Dark Dawn's Hiroyuki Takahashi on the new game, hoaxes and 3DS

It has been seven years since the last Golden Sun game, the GBA's Golden Sun: The Lost Age. Now, after that long wait, Camelot Software Planning has put aside Mario-flavored sports games (and Capcom's We Love Golf) to produce a new entry in the revered RPG series, Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, available ne...

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Golden Sun: Dark Dawn features a hyperlinked 'Encyclopedia'

The "Doing Things that Should Have Been Done Long Ago" department at Camelot Software Planning has come up with something brilliant for Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, something you've seen before in other contexts: hyperlinks. To help fill new players in on the Golden Sun lore, and to help returning play...

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Preview: Golden Sun: Dark Dawn

Camelot knows how to make entertaining RPGs. It's something of a travesty that the studio has been whiling away the last several years on various Nintendo sports games instead of pumping out a sequel to Golden Sun: The Lost Age. Now, after seven years (seven), Camelot is finally back on the scene w...

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Golden Sun DS trailer summons some excitement

Golden Sun is back after six years (the last time we saw a Golden Sun game was The Lost Age sequel), and this time it's on the DS system. We've got the first video, straight from the Nintendo keynote this morning, and you can watch it above. Looks good, no? It's gone more or less full 3D, but there'...

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Camelot reckons Golden Sun DS 'would be great'

So, we're all in agreement then. Currently hard at work on the European version of We Love Golf (for Wii, natch), the folks at Camelot have told Eurogamer that they rather like the idea of bringing Golden Sun, a popular series of role-playing games for the Game Boy Advance, to Nintendo's DS. "It w...

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Camelot likes the idea of Golden Sun DS

While speaking with Eurogamer about their game on the Wii, the subject of RPGs still managed to come up. And we can totally understand why, as the company's Golden Sun and Shining Force series of games are widely regarded as excellent. Camelot even hinted at Golden Sun for the DS, the teases! "We wa...

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Golden Sun creators hint at new RPG

In an interview about We Love Golf, IGN asked Camelot's Takahashi brothers about a possible new entry in their popular Nintendo-published RPG series, Golden Sun. The temptation for us to say "THEY TOTALLY CONFIRMED IT" today is overwhelming, but no -- just like every developer ever, they offered vag...

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Camelot on Golden Sun 3

Back during E3, everyone got all excited because they thought some screens for a new Golden Sun game had leaked onto the intertron. Of course, it was fake as we soon learned why someone would play with our emotions in that way. Shame on them. But, hope returns, as in an interview with Game Informer,...

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