Summary: I like this game. but it gets boring. I like the older RPG's where you go out of town & walk around all over the map. The game is fun, but gets too boring sometimes. A game I put down & then play when I think about it.
Summary: True this is no Scret of Mana but this is set up kinda the same it is very trimmed down, it is a Repetive Dungon Crawler, it dose have a rather good and well done story, it is one of the better "Mana" Games released the past few years. No its not Secret of Mana but it dose get closer to SOM's awesome glory. It took me a total of around 20 hours to complete this game and once you do there realy is no replay value except if you want to finnish up a few minor things.
Summary: This game is a classic "A" button masher. The graphics are nice and themusic is good. A nice addition to the mana series. If you enjoy the Zelda type games or Shining Soul I & II then this game should suit you nicely. If you are looking for an rpg or tactical turn based style game then look elsewhere. The game is simple and straight forward yet easy to enjoy. You have a choice of four characters to play, basically Fighter, Mage, and variations of the two.
Summary: With only four weapon types, and two spells avalible at any given time, for solo play this can be slow and boring. Multiplayer, however, allows for more strategic freedom without having to constantly stop and switch your load out.
Summary: I am a 'mana' fanatic so this game really appealed to me because of the similarities to past games (flammie, the same spirits, etc.). The story line is a little lame and there are some glitches but it's fun. I enjoy it so far! It's def not 'secret of mana' but it works for a portable form of entertainment. If you're not into the series you probably will just find this game boring with A LOT of dialogue.
Summary: That said, I don't feel the series has gone in the BEST direction. Is it a good game in the series, though? Sure. I give it about a 7 out of 10. IT has got its flaws, but there is also a lot to love about this title. Give it a chance.
Summary: Years ago, I played the Mana series and really loved it. I'm glad that Nintendo has brought it back from the past. It may not have all the bells, whistles, and graphics of modern games but it has the same game play from the past that we loved. It's just one of those, not too hard and not too easy games that you can sit down with and enjoy.