[edit] Background

Once upon a time, the power of Mana was used by people, which helped their civilization cultivate. However, as wicked forces took command of Mana Fortress, This forced a war that destroyed the Mana civilization nevertheless brought peace to people. The actions of the past became folklore to the people of today. However history repeats itself. A village lad discovered a rusty sword stuck in a rock at the bottom of a river and is unaware that the sword is the renowned Mana sword. Although unconscious of his actions the boy reluctantly called upon the ancient mana beasts. The people banished him from their village after awareness of his incident with the mana sword. With the help from a knight the boy must restore the mana sword by locating the 8 mana seeds, which will eventually convey the power back and uncover the mana fortress.

[edit] Gameplay

In Secret of Mana you begin with a single player, the main character, Randi. During your quest you Congregate with two other characters, the girl, Purim, and the elf Popoie. You have to control the three players throughout the game, You can switch players by pressing select. There is a stamina bar to show you the power of your strike, the more stamina you have on the bar the more powerful your strike becomes.

[edit] Features

There are eight different weapons, all can be upgraded eight times with weapon orbs. There are also eight different element magic spells you learn on the quest.

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Multiplayer Adapter for 3 players.

This game is also known as Seiken Densetsu 2 in Japan.

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Secret of Mana comes to Wii VC

Confirmed for European consoles

Dec 22, 2008, by Lydia Sung | 5 comments

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Finished it! What a great game. SecretOfMana
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I found the game a bit slow to begin with but now I'm addicted and really enjoying it! SecretOfMana
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Best graphics on the Snes and probably the second best game on the system SecretOfMana
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Dec 20, 2010 (iPhone)
    • Oct 13, 2008 (Wii)
    • Aug 5, 1993 (SNES)
  • Japan:
    • Sep 9, 2008 (Wii)
    • May 13, 1993 (SNES)
  • Europe: Dec 26, 2008
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