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Shining Tears

Shining Tears (XSX) game cover art
Platform: PlayStation 2
Tags: RPG
Developer: Amusement Vision

Publisher
Region
Released
NA
03/22/2005
JP
11/03/2004

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Staff Reviews

Shining Tears review

Reviewed January 17, 2006

Zigfried says: "It's like a 2D mission-based Dynasty Warriors. From your headquarters, you'll pick a new objective then run out onto a hand-painted map and button-mash to kill all the orcs, skeletons, and whatnot in sight. There are some skills that you can use, but for the most part you'll be tapping a single button over and over. Unfortunately, Shining Tears lacks most of the things that made Dynasty Warriors famous."
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Reader Reviews

Shining Tears review

Reviewed April 03, 2006

nemo says: "I've never been much of a fan of the Shining Series. I was playing games like Final Fantasy II and III while other kids, I'm led to believe, were playing Shining Force I and II. Admittedly, I owned a Genesis before I owned a Super Nintendo, but the Super Nintendo was just better, and it knew it. It was stylish and confident, like a quiet, attractive girl who reads books written by smart people and listens to classical music. The Genesis, on the contrary, was that chic who hung onto the outer..."
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Shining Tears review

Reviewed July 04, 2005

True says: "From the original Shining in the Darkness to the mystical yet inconclusive Shining Force III, I’ve always been a die-hard fan of one of Sega’s most prominent RPG series. And while I could mutter eloquent praise for their latest installment—Shining Tears—it would only be from a “fan boy” standpoint. That and I don’t want to be sued by countless people who read this review, spend the money to buy it and find out what a jumbled mess it really is. I didn’t absolutely hate the ga..."
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Shining Tears Reviews Around the Internet

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AVG
4.8

External Site
Rating
1/5

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