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Enchanted Arms

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
67
2.8
Xbox 360
71
3.1
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Description

Over 1000 years ago a great war called "The Golem War" laid waste to the entire world. The war's name refers to the golems, artificial humanoid beings which were created to faithfully carry out commands. The golems continued the war for many years, but eventually stopped functioning. The world was eventually rebuilt, and the reasons for the great war have been forgotten. However there are those trying to discover the secrets behind the golems and various forms of magic that have been lost over the years which may be bringing humanity closer to another great war. The games story follows Atsuma, a student at Enchant University who is studying a form of magic known as enchanting. As events begin to unfold, Atsuma and his friends will need to use their abilities to save the world from another catastrophe...

Enchanted Arms is a turn-based role playing game. In quest mode you control Atsuma and can explore the many locations of the games world. There are other characters you can talk to and various items to find; as you progress through the game the story unfolds through numerous cut-scenes. While exploring battles will be randomly encountered; battles take place on a 6x4 grid (each side can utilize 3x4 squares on the grid). On each turn you may move your characters within the grid (movement may be limited depending on the character) and select an attack. A variety of skills and attacks are available for each character, and as you level up additional abilities can be learned.

To help you out in battles you have the ability to make golems which can fight with you. To make a golem you'll need the core materials and magical gems necessary for the type of golem you wish to create; these items can be acquired by winning battles or can be found and bought in quest mode. Different golems have different abilities, so you'll need to decide which ones will be the most effective for upcoming battles.

Screenshots

Enchanted Arms Xbox 360 You can add or remove characters from your party at will.
Enchanted Arms Xbox 360 There are lots of mini-games to be found in enchanted arms.
Enchanted Arms Xbox 360 One of the many loading screens
Enchanted Arms Xbox 360 Random battles can occur at any time.

Alternate Titles

  • "Enchant Arm" -- Japanese PlayStation 3 title
  • "[eM] -eNCHANT arM-" -- Japanese Xbox 360 title

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The Press Says

GameLemon PlayStation 3 Sep 11, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
GameLemon Xbox 360 Sep 11, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
GameCola.net Xbox 360 Jun 25, 2010 8 out of 10 80
GNT - Generation Nouvelles Technologies Xbox 360 Nov 30, 2006 8 out of 10 80
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Sep 01, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
Kombo.com Xbox 360 Sep 11, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Eurogamer.de PlayStation 3 Apr 04, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox 360 Sep 01, 2006 14 out of 20 70
IGN PlayStation 3 Apr 03, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 3 2007 3.1 out of 5 62

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trivia: graphical novel of 48 pages 17 WildKard (12149)
Nov 16, 2007

Trivia

Extras

The US Xbox 360 version includes a comic book of 48 pages.

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