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Bahamut Lagoon

Bahamut Lagoon

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - February 9, 1996

Bahamut Lagoon combines RPG mechanics with squad-based combat. Characters have HP, MP (SP for fighter characters), EXP, equipment, stats and class-specific, SP-draining special elemental abilities very much like traditional console RPGs. The player can explore his surroundings, talk to people and visit shops when not in battle, though to a limited degree as there is no world map and no way to leave the current area. The game's core is its turn-based battles fought on a 2d grid. Characters are assembled into parties of four and the player allowed a maximum of six parties, which are usually...

The Bouncer

The Bouncer

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - March 6, 2001

You play one of three bouncers of the bar Fate; Sion, Kou. Dominique, a young girl, bar mascot and friend of Sion has been kidnapped by Mikado Special Forces. You battle your way in an attempt to rescue Dominique. Very much modeled on an interactive action film, you really do "Play the Movie". Mostly a straight action fighter game, there are a few RPG twists thrown in as you can learn new moves and increase your life, power and defense. Since the trio battles together you can choose which character to control at the beginning of each new battle.

Brave Fencer Musashi

Brave Fencer Musashi

Sony Playstation - Released - October 31, 1998

150 years ago, the legendary warrior known as the Brave Fencer Musashi saved the kingdom of Allucaneet from the evil Wizard of Darkness. Now, his spirit is reincarnated in a young, rather short-tempered boy. Fillet, the princess of Allucaneet, summons the reluctant hero to the palace and gives him the powerful sword Fusion, which he needs to defeat the evil Thirstquencher Empire. It soon turns out that the Empire is after another legendary sword, Lumina, so Musashi's first task is to get it before the bad guys do!.. Brave Fencer Musashi is an action game with strong RPG elements....

Chocobo Land: A Game of Dice

Chocobo Land: A Game of Dice

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - 2002

Chocobo Land: A Game of Dice is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by SquareSoft, which was released in Japan in 2002.

Chocobo's Dungeon 2

Chocobo's Dungeon 2

Sony Playstation - Released - November 30, 1999

Following the adventures of the first Chocobo Dungeon game, Chocobo and Mog continue to search for treasure. One day, Mog discovers a new Mysterious Dungeon and takes the treasure from inside. This releases a seal which causes the Bahamut to appear just as the dungeons plunges into the ocean. Chocobo is rescued by a young white mage, Shiroma, who is the only human living in the monster village. Chocobo must help Mog, find Bahamut and fix whatever has been unsealed from the Mysterious Dungeon. Chocobo's Dungeon 2 is an action RPG in the style of other games in the Mysterious Dungeon series....

Chrono Cross

Chrono Cross

Sony Playstation - Released - November 18, 1999

Chrono Cross features standard RPG gameplay with some differences. Players advance the game by controlling the protagonist Serge through the game's world, primarily by foot and boat. Navigation between areas is conducted via an overworld map, much like Chrono Trigger's, depicting the landscape from a scaled down overhead view. Around the island world are villages, outdoor areas, and dungeons, through which the player moves in three dimensions. Locations such as cities and forests are represented by more realistically scaled field maps, in which players can converse with locals to procure items...

Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 11, 1995

The millennium. A portal is opened. The chain of time is broken. A young man is transported into the past, altering the course of history and the outcome of the future. He has to find his way home, but first he must travel to the outer edges of time to repair the world's chronology. On the way he encounters strange friends and foes, utilizes incredible devices and vehicles, and penetrates and neutralizes the fortresses of the past, present, and future. A paradox has been created. If he does not restore the order of time, nothing will ever be the same. He is the one who will become a hero. He...

DynamiTracer

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - DLC - January 27, 1996

Dynami Tracer is a mischievous mélange of RPG exploration and racing. It was released exclusively for Nintendo's Satellaview system, which sent games to the Super Famicom via satellite signals, requiring a special adapter to receive and decode the data. This means that Dynami Tracer was never released in cartridge form, and as such, you can't purchase it anywhere, ever. The RPG aspect primarily involves your character going from star to star, interacting with the flamboyant locals and acquiring information. Every once in a while, you'll somehow get yourself involved in a race

Einhänder

Einhänder

Sony Playstation - Released - April 30, 1998

In 2192, a new city, Selene, is built on the moon. Over the years, Selene grows larger, more powerful, and more independent of the Earth - to the point that the moon and Earth battle in a war that winds down without a definite victory for either side. In 2242, war breaks out again - the Earth slowly begins to win... except for the efforts of an experimental Selene technology known as Einhänders: flying machines with a "hand" that allows them to change weaponry mid-battle. On December 12, 2245, Selene sends down 3 Einhänders in a last attempt to turn the tide of the war. You get to choose...

Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 18, 1987

An evil shroud covers the world in darkness. You must restore the powers of earth, wind, fire and water to the Four Orbs. Create your own band of 4 Light Warriors from fighters, thieves, martial artists, and magicians. You'll need all their skills to triumph in this massive role-playing adventure. Your treaterous journey takes you to all parts of a strange new world. Explore dangerous castles and dark caverns where dadly perils and great rewards, await at every turn. Hundreds of ferocious monsters block your path. With patience, skill, and cunning, you can defeat them.

Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy

Microsoft MSX2 - Released

The world is veiled in darkness. Winds don't blow, the seas are stormy, and the earth rots. All people can hope for is that the ancient prophecy will be finally fulfilled. "When the world is veiled in darkness, four warriors will come..." And indeed, they come - the four characters you have previously chosen. Their first quest is to free a princess from the evil knight Garland, and then the real journey begins. Final Fantasy is played with an adventuring party rather than with a single character. Before the game starts, the player chooses four characters from six different classes: Fighter,...

Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy

WonderSwan Color - Released - December 9, 2000

An evil shroud covers the world in darkness. You must restore the powers of earth, wind, fire and water to the Four Orbs. Create your own band of 4 Light Warriors from fighters, thieves, martial artists, and magicians. You'll need all their skills to triumph in this massive role-playing adventure. Your treaterous journey takes you to all parts of a strange new world. Explore dangerous castles and dark caverns where dadly perils and great rewards, await at every turn. Hundreds of ferocious monsters block your path. With patience, skill, and cunning, you can defeat them.

Final Fantasy Anthology

Final Fantasy Anthology

Sony Playstation - Released - October 5, 1999

Final Fantasy Anthology combines two titles from the Final Fantasy series and offers PlayStation owners a glimpse into the past. Huge worlds, in-depth storylines, and innovative battle and magic systems, and an incredible cast of characters all make for a deep gaming experience. The inclusion of Final Fantasy V marks the first time this title has appeared on a console in North America. Final Fantasy VI, originally released as Final Fantasy III on the SNES system in the U.S., makes its first appearance on the PlayStation. Both games in this compilation feature never-before-seen CG movies,...

Final Fantasy I•II

Final Fantasy I•II

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 27, 1994

Final Fantasy I•II is a compilation of the first two Final Fantasy games, released in Japan only for the Nintendo Famicom. Both games are almost identical to their original counterpart, although some of the changes from the English release of Final Fantasy were kept. This limited edition box also contains a handbook and maps for both games.

Final Fantasy II

Final Fantasy II

WonderSwan Color - Released - May 2, 2001

FINAL FANTASY II is highly anticipated follow-up to the original FINAL FANTASY, released in Japan in 1988. The game features the bitter and beautiful tale of four war-orphaned heroes who become embroiled in a conflict between the hostile Empire of Palamecia and the rebel resistance. By eschewing conventional leveling for a proficiency system that allows players to tailor their characters' growth and incorporating a key term memory system that makes dialogue integral to gameplay, this game sparked the spirit of innovation for which the series has become known. This release also contains the...

Final Fantasy III

Final Fantasy III

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 20, 1994

Ages ago, evil beings created powerful creatures called Espers, and unleashed them against each other. The resulting battles left their world a smoldering rubble. Legend has it, the Espers destroyed themselves and most of humanity. Magic disappeared forever. Centuries have passed and a rational world now exists with Espers living only in myths, until one frozen solid since the ancient wars is unearthed. Suddenly, there are reports of magical attacks on civilians. Imperial Commandos launch raids using magic-powered MagiTek weapons. Magic is obviously alive and the world is in danger...

Final Fantasy IV: Easy Type

Final Fantasy IV: Easy Type

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 29, 1991

In addition to its original release, Final Fantasy IV has been remade into many different versions. The first of these was Final Fantasy IV Easy Type, a modified version of the game which was released for the Super Famicom in Japan. The Easytype was designed to be even easier than its North American counterpart. In this version, the attack powers of weapons have been enhanced, while the protective abilities of certain accessories and armor are amplified.

Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy IX

Sony Playstation - Released - November 13, 2000

Queen Brahne of Alexandria has begun using highly-advanced magical weapons to terrorise neighbouring kingdoms. Her daughter, Princess Garnet, runs away from the castle and befriends a group of good-hearted bandits lead by a skilled thief, Zidane, who intends to end the evil queen's desire to dominate the world. Soon after embarking on their quest, they discover that the queen's threats merely cover for a more sinister plot. For the sake of mankind, Zidane and his friends must put an end to the Queen's reign before she and the evil forces that accompany her can carry out the deadly plan. •...

Final Fantasy V

Final Fantasy V

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 6, 1992

The Elemental Crystals...the life source of the planet. With them, gentle winds blow, the seas are active, fire burns bright, and the earth is full of life. All seems well in the world, until the wind suddenly stops, the sea begin to grow stagnant, the heat of fire becomes scarce, and the earth begins to wither. King Tycoon, sensing a premonition of evil, hurries off to check on the Wind Crystal, only to witness it destroy itself. Meanwhile, a young traveler named Butz is camping in a field when a giant meteor strikes the planet. When he heads out to examine the meteor, he is shocked to...

Final Fantasy VI

Final Fantasy VI

Sony Playstation - Released - September 30, 1999

Learn from the past. Many centuries have passed since the war of the Magi - civilizations have been rebuilt with iron, machines and technology. But the forces of magic have begun to return, and when an ancient Esper is discovered, the risk of war resurfaces. Featuring all-new CG cinematic sequences exclusive to this edition. Discover the origins of special features later developed in the subsequent FINAL FANTASY series, including summoning magic, mini quests, the Active Time Battle system and much more. Numerous weapons, items, magic spells and special skills allow for incredible...

Final Fantasy VII: International

Final Fantasy VII: International

Sony Playstation - Released - October 2, 1997

Final Fantasy VIII

Final Fantasy VIII

Sony Playstation - Released - February 11, 1999

A member of an elite military team, Squall is forced into a conflict beyond imagination. To survive, he must contend with a desperate rival, a powerful sorceress, and his own mysterious dreams. * Realistic, detailed characters and background graphics enhanced by a breathtaking musical score * An epic story based on the theme of love, set in a massive new world * New Junction System allows characters to be customized with powerful magic spells drawn from enemies * Nearly an hour of stunning motion-captured CG cinemas seamlessly integrated into gameplay

Final Fantasy X

Final Fantasy X

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - December 20, 2001

There are seven main playable characters in Final Fantasy X. Tidus is a cheerful young teenager and the star blitzball player for the Zanarkand Abes. He has long resented his father, a renowned blitzball player who disappeared during Tidus's youth. Yuna is the daughter of the High Summoner Braska, who defeated Sin to bring about the Calm, a time of peace. Yuna embarks on a pilgrimage to obtain the final aeon and defeat Sin. Kimahri Ronso is a young warrior of the Ronso tribe who watched over Yuna during her childhood. Wakka is a blitzball player and devout follower of the Yevon order. Lulu is...

Final Fantasy X: International

Final Fantasy X: International

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - May 24, 2002

The International Version was released on January 31, 2002, in Japan, and later in Europe (the European release was simply titled "Final Fantasy X"). This updated version of the game has different box art for Japan, and new features, such as an Expert Sphere Grid, which allows for accessing abilities more easily, but less overall stat-growth. New abilities were added to both Standard and Expert Grids. The Dark Aeons and Penance, all powerful superbosses, were added, as well as many minor changes to dialogue, scenes, the Celestial Weapons' key items (Japan only), characters and armor, weapon...

Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest

Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 5, 1992

The planet is dying. Cold winds blow. Fires rage. Trees are withering. In other words, it's brutal out there. Only you can stop the Dark King from consuming the light from the Crystals of Earth. But don't think it'll be a walk in the park. You're up against the sleaziest of slimebags, the evilest of ecto-scum -- we're talking serious monsters here. This isn't your basic shoot-'em-into-smithereens kiddy game, either. You'll have to think your way out of some tough spots. Think you can handle that?

Front Mission 1st

Front Mission 1st

Sony Playstation - Released - October 23, 2015

Originally released in 1995 on the Super Famicom, Square revisits their 16-bit heyday and updates Front Mission for a new legion of fans. Played on isometric grids, various mecha from your Canyon Crow attack squad are arrayed against opposing armies. Move, encounter and fight are the generics of the game but weapon and armor upgrades also factor in the game where your crew gets upgraded to higher levels of performance. The menus, stats, and weapon upgrades in the game are entirely in English which makes Front Mission very easy to get into for importers. The storyline and conversations are...

Front Mission 2

Front Mission 2

Sony Playstation - Released - September 25, 1997

Front Mission 2 is a tactical role-playing game for the Sony PlayStation developed and published by Square and released in Japan. It is the second game in the main Front Mission storyline. According to the series' public relations manager Koichiro Sakamoto, the game was never released outside of Japan due to the presence of situations and vocabulary which would be considered faux pas in North America. Front Mission 2's gameplay has many similarities with Front Mission. This is likely because the game retains the core foundation seen in Front Mission. This does not mean the game is an...

Front Mission 3

Front Mission 3

Sony Playstation - Released - February 29, 2000

Yokosuka, Japan, 2112 AD. The young student Kazuki Takemura works as a test pilot with Kirishima Industries, a production company of military battle wanzers (walking panzers), mechanized walking robots with movement similar to that of a human being. Kazuki has just finished testing the combat capabilities of the new Zeinslev prototype in the lab. Finishing his day's tasks he is asked by his best friend Ryogo to help with a company delivery to the Japanese Defense Force (JDF) military based. This simple choice determines where Kazuki is when strange things begin happening in Japan. A large...

Front Mission: Gun Hazard

Front Mission: Gun Hazard

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 23, 1996

The year is 2064, when the great solar power satellite, ATLAS is overshadowed by the invention of fusion power. The government alliance that had supported the building of ATLAS now find themselves facing economic crisis as the balance of power shifts. In this world of conflict and change, the Walking Panzer, or Wanzer, (a form of mecha) becomes the standard armored unit for wars and petty battles across the globe. For the small nation of Bergen, a coup d'etat is underway, staged by Colonel Ark. Seeking to establish complete control over the government and the NORAD units stationed there, Ark's...

Hanjuku Hero: Ah, Sekai yo Hanjuku Nare...!!

Hanjuku Hero: Ah, Sekai yo Hanjuku Nare...!!

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 19, 1992

Set in a semi-comical universe called the Egg World, populated by two nations: Hanjuku and Kanjuku, or soft-boiled and hard-boiled eggs, respectively. You take the role of the commander of the Hanjuku army, and your goal is to guide it successfully through a series of events (called "tales"), capturing enemy castles and defeating the bosses of the Kanjuku army. This is a real-time war strategy game. The game time is divided into months, each month taking a few minutes of real time. You control the hero and his generals, each one commanding units of foot soldiers. You send your army...

Hataraku Chocobo

Hataraku Chocobo

WonderSwan Color - Released - September 21, 2000

A sim featuring Square's mascot released on the WonderSwan Color in Japan only. The player must raise a Chocobo while completing various tasks to earn items.

Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 16, 2002

For the first time ever, Disney films come together in one game, but it's up to you make it their world the happiest place on Earth. Kingdom Hearts follows Sora in his quest to find his friends and Court Wizard Donald and Captain Goofy as they set out to find the missing King Mickey. The three searchers meet and embark on a magnificent, but dangerous, journey across familiar Disney worlds filled with monsters. Over 100 characters appear in the game including Jafar, Tarzan, and Hercules.

Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix

Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - December 26, 2002

Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix is an enhanced re-release of the original Kingdom Hearts released only in Japan. Despite only releasing in Japan the game only contains the English voice acting from the international versions. The game contains all the content added to the Western release, such as the battles with Sephiroth and Kurt Zisa, and further adds new items, abilities, enemies, and bosses. New cutscenes were added to flesh out the story and an extended secret ending was added to further tease a potential sequel.

Legend of Mana

Legend of Mana

Sony Playstation - Released - July 15, 1999

Create Your World In ancient times, th world was saved from destruction by sealing locations and events within magical artifacts. Now, you have the chance to recreate this world as you desire by discovering artifacts, placing them, and exploring the mysteries inside. -Construct a unique world map and story by carefully placing artifacts. -Explore areas in any order, encountering nearly 70 different gameplay scenarios. -Battle enemies in real-time with special attacks and customizable controls. -Control every aspect of your new world: raise faithful net monsters, create powerful golems,...

Parasite Eve

Parasite Eve

Sony Playstation - Released - September 9, 1998

Parasite Eve is a Japanese science fiction novel by Hideaki Sena, first published in Kadokawa Horror Bunko in 1996. The book was published in North America by Vertical, Inc. in 2005. Parasite Eve has been adapted into a 1997 film and a 1998 video game for the Sony PlayStation by Square (now Square Enix). Two sequels to the game were released. Parasite Eve is a horror action role-playing game developed by SquareSoft (now Square Enix). The game is a sequel to the novel Parasite Eve, written by Hideaki Sena. It is the first game in the Parasite Eve series. The game takes place over a six...

Parasite Eve II

Parasite Eve II

Sony Playstation - Released - September 12, 2000

With a goal of fusing tension and drama found in movies with the game mechanics of the role-playing genre, the original Parasite Eve was Square's first attempt at creating a cinematic RPG; it was a commercial success, selling loads of copies to role-playing and survival horror fanatics. Because of the acclaim, the powerhouse development company did the only thing possible -- a sequel. Before detailing the follow-up, here's some background: the plot of the original game dealt with Eve, a woman transformed into a killing machine by a life form known as mitochondria. The infected woman/monster...

Rad Racer

Rad Racer

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 7, 1987

This is no ordinary game pak. This is Rad Racer. Nintendo's thrilling 3-D video game Rad Racer comes action-packed with revolutionary 3-D technology and 3-D glasses (they're free inside) that will have you really believing you're in the middle of a cross-country rally race - cruising along at 200 miles per hour! Rad Racer takes you through 8 treacherous race courses including the Los Angeles Nightway, the San Francisco Highway and the Grand Canyon. Choose the Ferrari and you'll enter a Super Machine competition where you'll race against Corvettes and Lamborghinis. Select the F-1 Machine and...

Romancing SaGa

Romancing SaGa

WonderSwan Color - Released - December 20, 2001

A thousand years ago, Saruin was imprisoned. Now the barriers that contain him are weakening, and his foreboding shadow threatens to swallow the world of Mardias once again. Who will rid the world of Saruin's scourge? A mysterious minstrel appears and guides the group to adventure, at times shielding them from adversity. Occasionally, the minstrel forces grave choices upon them, which change their world and twist the plots they encounter. Romancing SaGa reclaims the renowned features of the series and boasts all new elements enhancing gameplay, bringing the player even deeper into the...

Romancing SaGa 3

Romancing SaGa 3

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - November 11, 1995

Every 300 years the Death Eclipse kills all newly born creatures. Men, women, and children, animals and plants, even ferocious monsters - no one can survive the devastation caused by the Eclipse. No one except a child chosen by the destiny. 600 years ago, such a child survived the Death Eclipse, only to become a demon king. During the next Eclipse, a chosen child became a holy king, and he defeated the evil demon king. Now, when the next Eclipse is nearing, nobody knows who the next fortunate survivor will become - a demon or a holy man? In "Romancing Sa・Ga 3", you can play through the...

SaGa Frontier

SaGa Frontier

Sony Playstation - Released - March 6, 1998

SaGa Frontier is a Sony PlayStation role-playing game by Square, released in Japan on July 11, 1997. The game was later published by Sony Computer Entertainment (SCEA) in North America on March 25, 1998. It is the seventh game in the SaGa series and the first to be released on the PlayStation. The game was directed and produced by Akitoshi Kawazu with aid from chief planner Koichi Ishii and musical composer Kenji Ito. When the game was re-issued in Japan in 2000 as part of the Square Millennium Collection, it included a collectible teacup set and a tee-shirt depicting the character...

Saga Frontier 2

Saga Frontier 2

Sony PocketStation - Released - April 1, 1999

The sequel to Saga Frontier, but also to the less known Romancing SaGa games, Saga Frontier 2 allows you to play the stories of two main characters - a young prince Gustave XIII, who has been exiled from his homeland because he was unable to use the mysterious power of Anima and to become a worthy successor to the throne, and William Knights, a treasure hunter, who strives to find ancient artifacts containing great powers. Their stories are connected to each other, and each story occupies almost a lifetime: the characters grow up and die, new characters are born, etc. Saga Frontier 2 breaks...

Secret of Evermore

Secret of Evermore

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 1, 1995

In Dr. Sidney Ruffleberg's old, decaying mansion, a boy and his dog stumble upon a mysterious machine. By sheer accident they are propelled into Evermore, a one-time utopia that now has become a confounding and deadly world. A world of prehistoric jungles, ancient civilizations, medieval kingdoms and futuristic cities. During his odyssey, the boy must master a variety of weapons, learn to harness the forces of alchemy, and make powerful allies to battle Evermore's diabolical monsters. What's more, his dog masters shape-changing to aid the quest. But even if they can muster enough skill and...

Secret of Mana

Secret of Mana

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 1, 1993

There is one force in the universe that keeps good and evil in perfect balance. It is called the tree of Mana. But a magic sword has tricked a young warrior into upsetting the balance, spreading evil throughout the land. Thus the warrior must undertake a dangerous journey to find the seeds of the Mana tree which has been hidden for centuries. Only then can perfect harmony be restored. In this incredible adventure, things are not as they seem. It's a world turned upside down that you must help the warrior make right. And the only way to succeed is to solve the Secret of Mana.

Super Live Stadium

Super Live Stadium

Sony Playstation - Released - January 1, 1998

Super Live Stadium is a baseball game developed by Squaresoft in 1998. The game features a funny sense of humour (like when your character is out, etc), and some game modes like championship, and different vs modes (against another human player or against the computer), all of them with good graphics and different times of the day (day or night).

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - May 13, 1996

Mario returns in this incredible new role-playing adventure! His latest rival is Smithy, a menacing creature who causes fear and treachery in the Mushroom Kingdom. Mario must recover seven stars and repair the Star Road before he can make his way to Bowser's castle for a final confrontation with Smithy. Powerful weapons, sinister spells and other useful items help Mario to complete his harrowing journey. New friends and old allies support him along the way. Even Bowser lends a hand!

Threads of Fate

Threads of Fate

Sony Playstation - Released - October 14, 1999

Rue is on a quest to revive a lost friend. Mint is seeking power and revenge. Both of them are looking for a powerful relic, but which will be brave and clever enough to reach their goal? Explore a beautifully rendered 3D world filled with challenging puzzles, unusual enemies, and unknown dangers. Play as both characters to encounter two entirely different storylines.

Treasure Conflix

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - DLC - February 10, 1996

Half point-and-click adventure, half Mode7 airship action, In treasure Conflix a treasure hunting hero travels the world completing missions which earns the player gold to spend on upgrades for their airship. These power-ups help during missions that progress the story where you're forced to fight hordes of other airships and bosses. This game is exclusive of download service satellaview and never released in cartridge.

Trials of Mana

Trials of Mana

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 30, 1995

The Legend of the Holy Sword Continues... Formerly, when the world was enshrouded in darkness, the Mana Goddess used the Mana sword to destroy the 8 Mana beasts that intended to destroy the world, and sealed them into 8 Mana stones. Thus the darkness dissipated, and the world was reborn. The Mana Goddess turned herself into a tree, and went to sleep. Many years passed. But then, the 8 seals started to dissolve, and the Mana beasts were free. They now aim to gain power enough to rival the gods. Meanwhile, due to greedy people who want to make the world their own, wars have started to...

Wild Card

Wild Card

WonderSwan Color - Released - March 29, 2001

Although made by Square, the well-known Japanese RPG developer, Wild Card is a game that is very different from classic Asian RPGs. Most importantly, it is not story-driven. The game is based entirely on quests which are not connected by a story arc. You play a nameless character with no background and there is no plot information or development beside your own progress with the quests. The gameplay consists entirely of playing cards. In the beginning of the game, an enigmatic woman named Maria asks you a series of questions, to determine the cards you get. After that, your character begins...

Xenogears

Xenogears

Sony Playstation - Released - October 20, 1998

After losing his memory, Fei Fong Wong found himself in the small town of Lahan. Because he couldn't remember who he really was or where he came from, he decided to stay there and teach martial arts and paint -- one of his personal hobbies. After his arrival, he became friends with the various townsfolk, who in return treated him like one of their own. Still, who he was and what happened to him in his past bothered him; he was afraid it would come back to haunt him one of these days. And it did. One day, an organization in control of large Gears, mechanized robots built for war purposes,...

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