Seiken Densetsu 3 is OFFICIAL
Sure, it's 25 years later. But rejoice, Mana fans, as Seiken Densetsu 3 is finally, officially coming to the West. Times two, in fact. If you love the original Seiken Densetsu games, you can pick up Collection of Mana, a compilation we've talked about previously at CoN that will contain the first three games in the series. Those games are known here as Final Fantasy Adventure, Secret of Mana, and of course, Seiken Densetsu 3 as it was never previously localized - it's now to be known as Trials of Mana. The first game originated on the Game Boy, and the second two on the Super Famicom. Collection of Mana is available today for Switch via the eShop, priced at $39.99. Physical copies will be released on August 27.
If you want to maximize your Trials of Mana time, though, there's also going to be a full 3D remake next year. It's been announced for PlayStation 4 and Switch already; odds are that Windows and Xbox One versions will follow soon. It appears to take its cues from the recent Secret of Mana 3D remake, and the intro trailer makes it look pretty slick.
Given that Square Enix are taking the novel tack of releasing both the original version and a new one, it seems unlikely that they will be able to mess this up. How exciting!
Source: IGN, Polygon, Gematsu
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|TheEvilEye||Comment 1: 2019-06-11 17:42|
| $39.99? Noooooooooo!|
I will still probably buy, I've got some Switch GC's lying around.
|Neal||Comment 2: 2019-06-11 17:44|
|This news has cast Stone Saber upon me.|
|Spooniest||Comment 3: 2019-06-12 04:31|
This is extremely legitimate of them. I'm impressed. Are large image warnings still a thing in 2019?
This is a large image.
|Narratorway||Comment 4: 2019-06-12 04:33|
| What? No love for mah Game...|
|Glenn Magus Harvey||Comment 5: 2019-08-23 20:01|
| Is there a "[foo] of Mana" title for FFA?|
But yeah I'm quite glad that a variety of long-unavailable titles are finally getting official English-language releases -- SD3 is one, among others like Kid Dracula NES, Mother 1, and Star Fox 2.
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