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Luminous Arc (Nintendo DS)

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Description

Luminous Arc is a strategy role-playing game.

The story is set in a world in which there are two groups in apparent opposition: the Luminous church, and the witches.

During the course of the story, the player controls a party made up of orphans who have been raised by the Luminous church. They are called the Garden Children, and are tasked with the condemnation of witches. However, soon after the beginning of the story, it becomes evident that things are not as clear-cut as they initially seem.

Structurally, the party moves from area to area, and the plot advances as the player progresses through battles. Equipment may be powered up through the use of a vitae forging system. Also, relationships with characters may be strengthened during post-fight "intermissions," leading to some bonuses in future battles.

Screenshots

Luminous Arc Nintendo DS A look at how the information is laid out over the two screens. Unit Info on the top, unit positions on the bottom  Here the player faces the fearsome "Hampsten".
Luminous Arc Nintendo DS Flash Drives are this game's version of super attacks. They are obtained after hitting certain levels in battle.
Luminous Arc Nintendo DS A look at how the information is laid out over the two screens. Unit Info on the top, unit positions on the bottom  Here the player faces the fearsome "Rajiv".
Luminous Arc Nintendo DS Leon, one of the Witch hunters belonging to the "Garden Children", revels in his success.

Alternate Titles

  • "ルミナスアーク" -- Japanese title.

User Reviews

"Arc" de Triomphe! So Hai (338) 3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars

The Press Says

Jive Magazine Aug 17, 2007 4.5 out of 5 90
RPGFan Aug 14, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Cheat Code Central 2007 3.9 out of 5 78
GameZone Sep 07, 2007 7.6 out of 10 76
IGN Aug 15, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
AllRPG 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Freaks 365 2007 7.2 out of 10 72
RPGamer 2007 3 out of 5 60
Gamestyle Oct 28, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Legendra Apr 27, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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inkymorning (17) added Luminous Arc (Nintendo DS) on Oct 03, 2007