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Just last month, Square Enix released what it stated was the last planned DLC for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call. The developer's plans thankfully seem to have changed however, as a report from Dengeki Online (as translated by Siliconera) notes extra, impending DLC tracks featuring tunes...

December 20th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been jonesing for some retro-styled RPG questing but stopped short of buying your favorites when you saw Square Enix's premium mobile game prices, your patience has paid off. Many games in the Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest franchises are now available from iTunes and Google Play at steep...

December 19th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra recorded Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo, a live album of classic video game music, during its two days of sold-out shows in 2012. The performance includes orchestral renditions of music from Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross &...

December 2nd 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Square Enix's classic action-RPG Secret of Mana sees a significant price drop on iOS platforms this week ahead of a newly announced Android port. Originally released for the Super NES in 1993, Secret of Mana hit iOS devices in 2010 with a redesigned interface and a touch-based control scheme. Subs...

August 4th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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This is a column by Jason Schreier dedicated to the analysis (and occasional mocking) of his favorite genre, the Japanese role-playing game. Whether it's because they're too antiquated or just too niche, he believes JRPGs don't get enough attention in the gaming industry today. It's time to change t...

November 18th 2011 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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We were pretty skeptical about whether the iOS version of Secret of Mana, which was announced at E3 earlier this year then never heard from again, would make its 2010 launch target. According to an update on Square Enix DLG's Facebook page, it's going to make it just under the wire -- producer Masa...

December 20th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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One of the Square Enix's most beloved SNES franchises has found a new home: the iPhone. No other details were offered for Secret of Mana other than a very vague release: 2010. Hopefully, this mobile port will feature the some of the enhancements that made Final Fantasy on Apple's handheld so worthw...

June 15th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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As a Christmas treat to its impeccably-behaved PAL region fans, Nintendo of Europe unveiled this week's Euro/Aussie Virtual Console offerings early, and holy crap it's Secret of Mana. Square's classic three-player RPG has been available in Japan and North America (in Virtual Console form) since Se...

December 22nd 2008 at 6:20pm 0 Comments
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Ahh, Christmastime. Every year, we look forward to cherished traditions such as fighting traffic, stressing out over finding gifts, and even the occasional Black Friday trampling. Yet one would be surprised to learn that December 25th has a history which shares very little with frivolous l...

December 22nd 2008 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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There's been a lot of Virtual Console releases this year (been keeping up?), and we were wondering which were among your favorites? We've received Secret of Mana, Super Mario RPG, and River City Ransom, to name a few. So, which sit at the top of your list for this year? Sure, we were hoping we'd ha...

December 3rd 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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You have to feel a little bad for WiiWare. Just when it manages to mount a decent effort with the completely solid-looking World of Goo, here's what the Virtual Console answers back with:Secret of Mana (Super NES, 1-3 players, 800 Wii Points) -- Oh, you remember Secret of Mana, it's only one of the...

October 13th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments