Golden Sun: Dark Dawn is a single player role-playing game for the Nintendo DS developed by Camelot Software Planning. It is the third title in the Golden Sun series and is set 30 years after the events of the first two Gameboy Advance games.
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn is a classic role-playing game that branches out on the DS with a new look, countless adventures and heroic battles. The game picks up 30 years after the first two games in the series left off. At the end of Golden Sun: The Lost Age, the heroes succeeded in bringing the world-healing power of the Golden Sun back to the world of Weyard.
In the years since, the immense power of the Golden Sun has changed nearly everything. Continents have shifted, new countries have emerged, and new species have appeared. However, the world is now imperiled by a new threat, Psynergy Vortexes, which suck the elemental Psynergy from both the land and power-wielding Adepts alike, are spreading across the world. A new generation of heroes emerges, the children of those heroes from the previous games, they are soon drawn into the mystery behind the vortexes, as they cross a chaotic world that is succumbing to a new evil...
The game puts a big emphasis on the exploring and puzzle-solving you do outside of battles. Instead of just walking around, occasionally talking to people and buying equipment between battles, the game tasks you with entering enormous, complicated dungeons filled with puzzles and traps in the same vein as the Zelda games.