Final Fantasy Adventure (Game Boy)

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Set after the event of Secret of Mana, you play a young man who escapes from his captors, only to find a huge world ahead of him. You must roam the land, solving puzzles and defeating enemies to find the young mans destiny in society.


Final Fantasy Adventure Game Boy Title screen (European version)
Final Fantasy Adventure Game Boy Main Menu
Final Fantasy Adventure Game Boy River and 2 enemies
Final Fantasy Adventure Game Boy Fight!

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Alternate Titles

  • "Seiken Densetsu" -- Japanese title
  • "Mystic Quest" -- European title
  • "FFA" -- Common abbreviation

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A great Game Boy adventure and a great start of the Mana Series Bregalad (938) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
A Legend On GameBoy In Which We Will Never Forget... XeNo (35) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Not the best of the series Steve Valliere (2) unrated

Critic Reviews Jan 04, 2010 19 out of 20 95
Nintendo Magasinet (Denmark) 1993 9 out of 10 90
Joypad Sep, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Portable Review Jun 22, 2007 35 out of 40 88
Nintendojo 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
Power Play Feb, 1992 81 out of 100 81
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jun 18, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Power Magazine Jun, 1998 7.7 out of 10 77
Mega Fun Jun, 1993 76 out of 100 76
HonestGamers Sep 30, 2009 6 out of 10 60


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According to the magazine Retro Gamer, the game is loosely based on the cancelled Seiken Densetsu: the Emergence of Excalibur for the Famicom Disk System.


Seiken Densetsu was remade as Sword of Mana for Game Boy Advance.


Final Fantasy Adventure is not a main entry in the Final Fantasy series. In reality, it is the first game in the Seiken Densetsu (Holy Sword Legend) series.


  • Retro Gamer
    • October 2004 (Issue #9) – #8 Best Game Boy Game
Information also contributed by Joshua J. Slone

Related Web Sites

  • FF-Fan (A fansite that offers all kinds of information on the entire Final Fantasy franchise, including walkthroughs, game media, discussion boards and fan art.)
  • OC ReMix Game Profile (Fan remixes of music from Final Fantasy Adventure.)
Kartanym (10704) added Final Fantasy Adventure (Game Boy) on Jul 15, 2001