Magical Starsign (Nintendo DS)

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Magical Starsign is Role Playing Game about a group of students at the Will O’ Wisp magical academy. When their teacher mysteriously disappears they set out to find and rescue her. As she is on a different planet, this involves space travel. The player starts out alone, but one by one the classmates join the quest.

The students are each specialized in a different art of magic, linked to a starsign. As the planets move through the sky (as seen on the 'astrolog') the magic associated with that sign grows stronger and weaker. This applies to the monsters as well, which adds a strategic element to the gameplay.

As characters grow stronger, they learn new spells. During combat, players tap on the attacks they want to use and then tap on an enemy to target. By tapping the character's head at the exact moment they release the spell, the attack is extra effective.

There are two multiplayer options. The first, tag mode, allows players to exchange data with one another. In the magical rocket, an egg will hatch that will slowly develop into a new unique character. In the amigo dungeon mode up to six people can explore an 'amigo dungeon'.


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Alternate Titles

  • "マジカルバケーション 5つの星がならぶとき" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Magical Vacation: 5tsu no Hoshi ga Narabu toki" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews Feb 07, 2007 17 out of 20 85 May 25, 2007 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Jan 03, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Legendra Sep 30, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PlayDevil Jul 19, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
N-Zone Mar 21, 2007 75 out of 100 75
IGN Oct 26, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75 Mar 02, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Diehard GameFan Oct 30, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Armchair Empire, The Jan 13, 2007 6 out of 10 60


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PolloDiablo (16611) added Magical Starsign (Nintendo DS) on Feb 22, 2007