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DescriptionIn Terranigma, you play a young boy named Ark. He has grown up in his little village, isolated from the outer world by a stream of lava, and has never seen anything else beside it. One day, he and some other boys hear mysterious voices coming from beyond a door the village elder forbade them to open. Unable to resist their curiosity, the boys open the door, and Ark finds a box with a strange creature inside. By opening the box, Ark damages the balance between two co-existing worlds, and all the village people are turned into stones. Now Ark has to embark on a dangerous journey - to find five Towers, and to seek there the answers to his questions, and to liberate his people from a terrible curse.
Terranigma is an action game with RPG elements. Ark levels up after having completed an important quest or cleared out an area. He can attack enemies with various weapons, using various techniques: pierce, leap, dash, etc.
The game is closely connected to and often regarded as a part of a trilogy created by Enix, the first two games being Soul Blazer and Illusion of Gaia.
- "天地創造" -- Japanese spelling
- "Tenchisôzô" -- Japanese title
Part of the Following Group
|Basically interesting, but has a few flaws compared to other RPGs of the time||Bregalad (914)|
|"Haunting, But Fulfilling"||Lou Smith (6)|
|Strangely Depressing||Tom White (14)||unrated|
|An Archetypal Journey (but YOU won't know it)||Remus Celloco (4)|
The Press Says
|Nintendo Life||Apr 19, 2009||100|
|SUPER-NES.COM||2008||9.5 out of 10||95|
|RPGFan||Apr 27, 2000||94 out of 100||94|
|RPGFan||Jun 14, 2001||92 out of 100||92|
|Joypad||Feb, 1998||88 out of 100||88|
|Total! (Germany)||Dec, 1996||1.75 out of 6||85|
|AllRPG||Jun 17, 2003||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Legendra||Jul 09, 2004||80|
|Mega Fun||Jan, 1997||80 out of 100||80|
|Thunderbolt Games||Oct 25, 2004||4 out of 10||40|
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TriviaThere's a hidden room accessible by entering a trashcan located in the empty lot of Neo Tokyo, after defeating an enemy you'll be transported to an office where you can chat with a group of chickens hard at work programming. These fellows are actually Quintet, and they even explain that they are working on Illusion of Gaia 2 !
Related Web Sites
- OC ReMix Game Profile -- Fan remixes of music from Terranigma.
YID YANG (164496) added Terranigma (SNES) on May 05, 2003
Naoko Suzuki, Kazuteru Sugaya, Toshiaki Yamada, Sadao Kobayashi, Keisuke Yasaka (Image Works), Katsutoshi Segawa (Image Works), Akira Baba (Image Works), Wataru Yanagawa, Ayano KoshiroSound Composers: