Classic RPG Secret of Mana holds a special place in the hearts of many gamers. Now Square Enix has announced that they are remaking the beloved title in 3D. It will be released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Steam in February. Take a look at the games shiny new look in a trailer below.
This remake is a faithful retelling of the 1993 classic. For those not familiar with the original game, Secret of Mana follows the adventures of protagonist Randi after discovering the powerful Mana Sword. Wielding the power of Mana he joins up with a noblewoman named Primm and a sprite called Popoi to stop the evil trying to use Mana for their own terrible purposes.
While the story stays the same, the game has been completely rebuilt. Retaining top down gameplay, the Secret of Mana 3D remake has modern 3D graphics and controls. Other updates to the original include having fully voiced characters. There’s also a rearranged soundtrack that pays homage to the original and local multiplayer. Up to three players will be able to play the game together.
Pre orders for Secret of Mana are now available on the PlayStation Network. Those that purchase the game before release will get individual PSN avatars for Randi, Primm, and Popoi as an instant reward. Pre orders will also come with DLC costumes available at launch. Dress up all three of the main characters as adorable Moogles, or cute tigers. Take a look at the DLC costumes and avatars included in the PSN pre order in the picture below. Those that pre-purchase the game or get the day 1 edition within one week of launch on Steam will get the DLC costumes and a special downloadable wallpaper.
The 3D remake of Secret of Mana will be available on February 15th for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and for PC on Steam. For more information visit the official website.
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