Secret of Mana

Super NES Retro Review: Secret of Mana

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: A real gem of an action-RPG that has some rough edges.

Starting Screen | EarthBound’s 25th Anniversary Makes us Pine for Classic Instruction Books

Earthbound's player guide is a great example of the effort publishers expended trying to make the West fall in love with RPGs.

Collection of Mana Brings Seiken Densetsu 3 to the West for the First Time Ever

Square Enix is bringing the whole Secret of Mana collection to the west.

"Collection of Mana" Resurfaces Through New Square Enix Trademark

The Switch collection could be coming to English Switches.

The RPGs We Lost When the Wii Shop Closed

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Examining the RPGs we lost with the Wii Shop closure, and where to find alternate versions.

Secret of Mana Defied a Major RPG Trope: A Happy Ending

25 years ago, Secret of Mana played games with our hearts.

Mana Producer Would Love to Remake or Port Seiken Densetsu 3

A potential Seiken Densetsu 3 release is on Square Enix' radar.

The Secret of Mana Remake is a Missed Opportunity to Fix the Original's Flaws

It's still an enjoyable game, though.

The Secret of Mana Remake is Being Considered for the Nintendo Switch

Also, the Seiken Densetsu collection might get an English release. Keep wishing upon that magic tree.

Secret of Mana Remake is Getting a Limited Edition PS4 Physical Release

Square Enix says quantities are "limited."

Axe of the Blood God: SMT V, Assassin's Creed Origins' Relationship to Witcher 3, and Final Fantasy IX Report #6

PODCAST | Kat and Nadia talk about recent releases and how they connect to RPGS, then continue the Final Fantasy IX Report.

The Secret of Mana Remake Needs Some Spit Shine and Polish to Reach Its Full Potential

2.5D isn't such a bad look for this game after all, but the cut corners stick out like a Mana Beast at a cat show.

The USgamer Podcast: Our Mario + Rabbids Review, Absolver, and R.I.P. Half-Life 3

PODCAST | Join Kat, Caty, Nadia, and Mike as they talk about the surprisingly great Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Absolver, and bid adieu to Half-Life 3.

Oh No, the Secret of Mana Remake Looks Kind of Bad

I'm so excited. I'm so ... scared.

Secret of Mana Gets a Remake on PS4, Vita, and PC

Like Adventures of Mana, Seiken Densetsu 2 is getting a polish.

Super NES Retro Review: Secret of Mana

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: A real gem of an action-RPG that has some rough edges.

Axe of the Blood God: The Super NES Classic Appears, Valkyria Revolution Fails

PODCAST | Breaking down Episode Prompt, the Super NES Classic, and the failure of Valkyria Revolution.

From Mana Trees to Oases: Koichi Ishii Talks About Ever Oasis' Inspirations and Lack of Multiplayer

Grezzo's Koichi Ishii tells us about Ever Oasis' life-affirming messages, and why it lacks Secret of Mana-style local multiplayer.

My Ill-Conceived Dream: To Play Secret of Mana for the Nintendo PlayStation

Much as I'd love to play a SNES CD-add on prototype of Secret of Mana, I acknowledge it'd be a bad move.

Want the Seiken Densetsu Collection in English? Let Square Know You Care

The best way to get Square-Enix to translate the Seiken Densetsu / Mana game collection for the Nintendo Switch is to let the company know we want it.

USgamer's RPG Podcast Puts Seiken Densetsu's Run on the Super Nintendo Into Context

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Secret of Mana, the Final Fantasy XV delay, and Ash's struggles in the Pokémon League.

All-Time 16-Bit Classics: Our Comprehensive Guide to the Best Super NES Games (Update: 1994!)

The year 1994 arrives, and with it some of the greatest games ever made. Our year-by-year video guide to the best of Super NES continues!

Nostalgic Secret of Mana Fan? Look to Mobile for Your Fix

Between a new remake of Final Fantasy Adventure and a remastered version of Secret of Mana, lonesome Mana enthusiasts may like what mobile offers -- despite the platform's flaws.

The Best Unexpected Christmas Content

Bob looks back at a game that surprised him with holiday merriment when he least expected it.