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Famitsu Reviews This Week

by Bakudan Yoshinoya - December 16, 2002, 4:18 pm EST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Famitsu Weekly

You already heard about how Zelda fared with the reviewers, but what about the other games and the Top 30?

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As we approach Christmas, a bunch of games for GC are hitting the shelves over the next few weeks in Japan. Famitsu reviewed six GC games this week. Zelda no Densetsu receives the fourth perfect score (10,10,10,10) in the history of Famitsu. The next highest score goes to Mister Driller: Drill Land, which received a silver mark with a score of 30 (7,8,7,8). Choro Q! (Penny Racers) and Disney Sports: Basketball both receive the same score - 26 (6,7,7,6). Bomberman Jetters receives one point higher, 27 (7,7,6,7). The last game, Bakuten Shoot BeiBureido 2002 from Takara, receives a 23 (5,6,6,6). The scores for GC games are summarized below:

Zelda no Densetsu: Kaze no Takuto - 10, 10, 10, 10 (Platinum)

Mister Driller: Drill Land - 7, 8, 7, 8 (Silver)

Choro Q! - 6, 7, 6, 7

Disney Sports: Basketball - 6,7,7,6

Bomberman Jetters - 7,7,6,7

Bakuten Shoot BeiBureido 2002 - 5,6,6,6

On the Game Boy front, the highest score goes to Sonic Advance 2, which received a gold mark of 32 (8,8,8,8). Sega's other game Sega Rally does not fare as well, as it scores a 26 (6,6,7,7). Another noticeable game is the classic remake, Elevator Action Old & New. However, the game only received a 24 (5,6,6,7).

On the Top 30, Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire slides to second place behind Tales of Destiny 2. Biohazard Zero and Mario Party 4 fall out of top five to six and eight, respectively.

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