Trials of Mana for Nintendo Switch
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Trials of Mana

Apr 24, 2020
8.35
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About this game

Developer: Square Enix
Content Rating: Teen

Summary

the Goddess of Mana drew forth the Sword of Mana to smite the eight Benevodons, monsters of destruction. She sealed the horrors inside the eight Mana Stones, bringing the realm back from the brink. Weakened from rebuilding the world, the Goddess changed herself into a tree and fell into a deep sleep for many years. However, the forces of evil soon sought to free the Benevodons to gain control of the world. They started a terrible war to further their plot and destabilize the kingdoms. Peace was at an end. Mana itself began to disappear from the world and the Mana Tree started to wither...

Gamer Reviews

2661 Reviews
9.28
whatoplay
0 review
NA
Oct 27, 2020
the gameplay is great, but the story is very bad
Hell

Hell

May 30, 2021
8.00
Hiei86

Hiei86

Apr 6, 2021
7.50
Kdman

Kdman

Sep 15, 2020
8.80
ShrapnelStars

ShrapnelStars

Sep 5, 2020
8.50

Aggregate Gamer Reviews

Critic Reviews

35 Reviews
7.43
Leif Rey BornalesApr 28, 2020
There are probably other features of the game that I have not covered yet but I will leave that to you to explore. All I can say is, this game is worth the play as it is interesting enough to get into. It may be slow in the beginning but the game picks up considerably once you get through the first two chapters. If you like an action-packed RPG with a good amount of story, then Trials of Mana is something worth picking up.
8.00
Seth MacyApr 22, 2020
Trials of Mana is absolutely charming and does an excellent job keeping what works from the original while upgrading its aesthetics to the modern era. The combat system works well in its new 3D trappings, with a tough but satisfying learning curve. The transition to modern tech has introduced some camera problems, though, and I wish Square Enix had taken this opportunity to flesh out the world with interesting sidequests and to trim out some of the more tedious dialogue.
James RobinsonMay 27, 2020
All in all, I did not really enjoy Trials of Mana. It feels rushed, cheaply made, and the gameplay just doesn’t engage me. I realize this may be a frustrating opinion for fans of the series (who are very passionate), but this game just isn’t for me and I feel like it is not put together or balanced very well. If you’re already a big fan of the series, you might find this title to be quite enjoyable. As it is, though, I find it to be a bit of a mess.