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Children of Mana (Nintendo DS)

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Description

Some years before the action begins, a great catastrophe began at the base of the Mana Tree. This gives the main characters, Ferrik, Tamber, Poppen and Wanderer, who's parents were killed in the disaster, reason to find out what happened. The game takes place on the Island of Illusia, at the center of which lies the Mana Tree.

The game is a real time Action/RPG very similar to the style of Secret of Mana. New features include dual weapon systems, so characters can use one long range and one melee weapon at a time.

Although there is much more that can be done with each weapon, there are only four in the game, as opposed to twice as many in previous titles.

The game supports Wireless LAN for 4 players.

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Children of Mana Nintendo DS Stats
Children of Mana Nintendo DS World map
Children of Mana Nintendo DS Inside the building
Children of Mana Nintendo DS Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "聖剣伝説DS チルドレン オブ マナ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "圣剑传说DS:玛纳之子" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Seiken Densetsu DS: Children of Mana" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Dungeon Crawl of Mana Joshua J. Slone (4617) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Disappointing Casualty (725) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Oct 30, 2006 4 out of 5 80
NintendoWorldReport Nov 06, 2006 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Feb 10, 2007 71 out of 100 71
IGN UK Jan 10, 2007 6.8 out of 10 68
Games Master Mar, 2007 65 out of 100 65
Fragland.net May 15, 2007 64.8 out of 100 65
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 22, 2007 6 out of 10 60
UOL Jogos Nov 17, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpy Nov 01, 2006 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 31, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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Keeper Garrett (963) added Children of Mana (Nintendo DS) on Mar 12, 2006