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Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow (DS)

Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow (DS)
alaScore 85

21 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the gameplay. The story also gets good feedback. There are some mixed views about the value for money. There are some negative views about the AI.

story, gameplay


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow (DS) from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Nintendo DS Games on

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Blue Dragon : Awakened Shadow (Nintendo DS)

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Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow


Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow is another attempt to legitimize Blue Dragonas a franchise worth taking seriously. I'm not sure why Mistwalker is so hell bent on the idea of making more games for this series. When has a children's story even been good...

Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow is in desperate need for variety in combat. There are quests to complete, bosses to fight, and places to see. Unfortunately, players don't really do anything. Otherwise, if going places to hit stuff and roll a lot sounds...

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Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow


Considering the game combines the talents of both Mistwalker and tri-Crescendo, two incredibly experienced studios when it comes to JRPGs, Awakened Shadow can only be considered a major disappointment

Unlike the original, combat takes place in real-time - a welcome new direction for the series. Simple sword strikes are executed with a tap of the A button, whilst holding it down a little longer will unleash your character's Shadow. From here, a range...