Bonustage Score 9.4
"DIGITAL DEVIL SAGA™ takes what Nocturne did and ups the ante in every single area to create what is already destined to be our RPG of the Year winner this year."
"The story is phenomenal, the graphics are artistically beautiful and unique, the soundtrack is breathtaking, and the gameplay is both deep and challenging while still maintaining a level of accessibility that almost any RPG gamer can enjoy."
Game Critics 90%
"This title has it all- engrossing and challenging gameplay,a plot that rises above the usual clichés of the genre, loads of depth and customization, great graphics and some excellent audio. Hands down, this is the best RPG I've played all year."
RPG Fan 93%
"DIGITAL DEVIL SAGA™ comes in as one of the most impressive RPGs on the Playstation™ 2."
"SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI™: DIGITAL DEVIL SAGA™ has plenty to like. Its artistic style and character designs are my favorite of any RPG so far this year."
GAMERS HELL 8.4/10
"Whether you are a follower of the Japanese anime culture, or a dedicated RPG fan, or merely an enthusiastic player looking for something of value, anyone desiring an in-depth gaming experience will love DIGITAL DEVIL SAGA™!"
"DIGITAL DEVIL SAGA™'s great demon combat and tenebrous world full of myth and mystery make it worthy of the SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI™ name. If you don't mind cliff-hangers and lots of turn-based combat, definitely consider giving this role-playing game a try!"
Gamespot UK - 8.2/10 LINK
"The great sound, along with its great visual style and its sometimes bizarre subject matter, really serve to make the game experience very unlike virtually anything else out there."
"Digital Devil Saga's great demon combat and tenebrous world full of myth and mystery make it worthy of the Shin Megami Tensei name. If you don't mind cliff-hangers and lots of turn-based combat, definitely consider giving this role-playing game a try".
PSW - 8/10
"The game is full of cosmic, karmic atmosphere!
Verdict - "The story's good. It looks great and the turn-based battles make this a thoroughly enjoyable role-playing game in the Final Fantasy mould".
Uppers - "Great visual style, cool battle system, accessible game-play".
Yahoo UK and Ireland - 8/10
"The fascinating cast and world, combined with the absolutely great atmosphere and feel, make it an interesting and able competitor in a crowded RPG market. If swords and sorcery have left you a little fantasy-weary, there are always this game's demons and deities to supply a nice change of pace."
Computerandvideogames.com - 8/10 LINK
"There's enough here to sink your teeth into, with over 50 hours of game-play to get through, not just for fans of the series."
Game Chronichles 10/10
All RPG 8/10
PSX Nation 8/10
Game Pro 4/5
Elctronic Gaming Monthly 82%
PSM Magazine 8/10