Details are sketchy on this one, but besides Final Fantasy Tactics, it appears Square Enix is also delivering Secret of Mana to the iPhone. The above/right photo by @rpgfancom.

Secret of Mana is an action role-playing game that was originally released in 1993. The game was re-released for Wii in 2008 and ported to Japanese mobile phones in 2009.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lz4tg_KWw8o


More details as we get them.

  • Outkastt1

    AWESOME!!!! This game is one of my all-time favorites! Can't wait

  • Outkastt1

    AWESOME!!!! This game is one of my all-time favorites! Can't wait

  • Nullroar

    Fantastic.

  • Nullroar

    Fantastic.

  • 1337brian

    I like this very much...

  • 1337brian

    I like this very much...

  • John

    Yessssss! This and FFT and the 3DS lineup, just made my week!

    • manaman

      John, you're right--with this and the 3DS announcements, I think I'm ready to explode with childlike excitement!

  • John

    Yessssss! This and FFT and the 3DS lineup, just made my week!

    • manaman

      John, you're right--with this and the 3DS announcements, I think I'm ready to explode with childlike excitement!

  • Ras H. Tafari

    FUCK YEAH

  • Ras H. Tafari

    FUCK YEAH

  • TheFamousEccles

    Secret of Mana is an amazing game, so this is great. The problem I see is that the best part was the multiplayer, which will be difficult to replicate if everyone playing must have their own console and game.

    Still, as I said, this is great news.

  • TheFamousEccles

    Secret of Mana is an amazing game, so this is great. The problem I see is that the best part was the multiplayer, which will be difficult to replicate if everyone playing must have their own console and game.

    Still, as I said, this is great news.

  • Mike

    I'll be in my bunk.

  • Mike

    I'll be in my bunk.

  • misfitskater6

    Oh. My. God.

    Holy fuck.

    I'm pretty much speechless, this is one of the greatest games of all time, and it will be in my pocket. I just came. This will be the best game ever released on the iPhone. I don't care if the controls suck, I will buy this immediately at whatever price they set.

    I have it on emulators, Virtual Console, and the actual SNES cart, but I will buy it even just to support the series. It's a bummer that all the newer Mana games are not very good. Maybe they'll do an official Seiken Densetsu 3 translation, that would be sweet! Though I'd rather have that on the DS than an iPhone... I'd take what I can get though!

  • misfitskater6

    Oh. My. God.

    Holy fuck.

    I'm pretty much speechless, this is one of the greatest games of all time, and it will be in my pocket. I just came. This will be the best game ever released on the iPhone. I don't care if the controls suck, I will buy this immediately at whatever price they set.

    I have it on emulators, Virtual Console, and the actual SNES cart, but I will buy it even just to support the series. It's a bummer that all the newer Mana games are not very good. Maybe they'll do an official Seiken Densetsu 3 translation, that would be sweet! Though I'd rather have that on the DS than an iPhone... I'd take what I can get though!

  • FinalGamerAC

    Started playing this when I had a PSP via emulation(sold that baby a while back) will now buy as long as it controls well.

  • FinalGamerAC

    Started playing this when I had a PSP via emulation(sold that baby a while back) will now buy as long as it controls well.

  • applesauce25r624

    magnificent. my favorite RPG of all time

  • applesauce25r624

    magnificent. my favorite RPG of all time

  • Diz

    Even more amazing news than FFT announcement. If it has multiplayer I will die a happy man.

    WOW!!!!!!

  • Diz

    Even more amazing news than FFT announcement. If it has multiplayer I will die a happy man.

    WOW!!!!!!

  • GodSon

    Really glad Square Enix is stepping up in the Appstore. :D

  • GodSon

    Really glad Square Enix is stepping up in the Appstore. :D

  • mike

    By the way, that teaser trailer was weak..........sauce

  • mike

    By the way, that teaser trailer was weak..........sauce

  • HelperMonkey

    One of the best Action/RPGs of its era. Great game, great news.

  • HelperMonkey

    One of the best Action/RPGs of its era. Great game, great news.

  • Cranker

    I hope it has multiplayer and an iPad version !!! This is my all time favorite squaresoft game:)

    • manaman

      Seconded!

  • Cranker

    I hope it has multiplayer and an iPad version !!! This is my all time favorite squaresoft game:)

    • manaman

      Seconded!

  • Dj'sboys

    One of the sweetest RPGs of all time, it's incredible that the iPhone is getting this masterpiece. Gaming just doesn't get any better!

  • Dj'sboys

    One of the sweetest RPGs of all time, it's incredible that the iPhone is getting this masterpiece. Gaming just doesn't get any better!

  • MrMuesli

    These airy fairy Square Enix teasers with no game play, make it really difficult to know if this is good news or not.

    • psyc

      I agree. If the controls or framerate end up being crap, I will just have to go back to my SNES emulator.

  • MrMuesli

    These airy fairy Square Enix teasers with no game play, make it really difficult to know if this is good news or not.

    • psyc

      I agree. If the controls or framerate end up being crap, I will just have to go back to my SNES emulator.

  • teh_er1k

    can anyone tell me how good it is, compared to Terranigma?

  • teh_er1k

    can anyone tell me how good it is, compared to Terranigma?

  • Russ

    This is the game that started it for me all those years ago. Squaresoft for the win!

  • Russ

    This is the game that started it for me all those years ago. Squaresoft for the win!

  • D

    There goes all the naysayers saying that they would never bring their main franchises to the iphone!

  • D

    There goes all the naysayers saying that they would never bring their main franchises to the iphone!

  • http://ifonekit.com bomber

    I liked this even more than Zelda, because of the multiplayer - 3 players playing simultaneously. I hope they add that :D

    • psyc

      Actually hopefully they can do a better job here. On the SNES the entire game had to pause any time you wanted to use some thing from the "ring". With bluetooth/wifi multiplayer hopefully they can keep the game action going for each player individually even if someone in the party wants to cast/equip/use something.

  • http://ifonekit.com bomber

    I liked this even more than Zelda, because of the multiplayer - 3 players playing simultaneously. I hope they add that :D

    • psyc

      Actually hopefully they can do a better job here. On the SNES the entire game had to pause any time you wanted to use some thing from the "ring". With bluetooth/wifi multiplayer hopefully they can keep the game action going for each player individually even if someone in the party wants to cast/equip/use something.

  • Anonymous

    Looks like Chaos Rings was a real turning point for Square on the iPhone. Crappy minigames no more!

  • Anonymous

    Looks like Chaos Rings was a real turning point for Square on the iPhone. Crappy minigames no more!

  • mike3622

    omg... my long wait is finally over! :D

  • mike3622

    omg... my long wait is finally over! :D

  • David

    Perfect!! Never finished this game! Now I would be able to finish the game at last :) Hope the multiplayer is added on this port.

  • David

    Perfect!! Never finished this game! Now I would be able to finish the game at last :) Hope the multiplayer is added on this port.

  • Septimus

    Fantastic news. Loved this game back in the day.

  • Septimus

    Fantastic news. Loved this game back in the day.

  • Rob

    Incredible. This game is amazing, Enix is nothing but quality :D

    • http://soiled.com Gload

      ROFL

      You mean Squaresoft. You should look up the first thing Squaresoft and Enix did together when they merged.

  • Rob

    Incredible. This game is amazing, Enix is nothing but quality :D

    • http://soiled.com Gload

      ROFL

      You mean Squaresoft. You should look up the first thing Squaresoft and Enix did together when they merged.

  • maddoom

    i want to see Chrono Trigger on my iTouch !!!)))

  • maddoom

    i want to see Chrono Trigger on my iTouch !!!)))

  • ghen73

    Oh my goodness, oh my goodness...I go back to this game on my ds all the time; in fact, it's the litmus I use when judging newer action RPGs...very few come close in my opinion, but then again, I'm an old schooler. : )

  • ghen73

    Oh my goodness, oh my goodness...I go back to this game on my ds all the time; in fact, it's the litmus I use when judging newer action RPGs...very few come close in my opinion, but then again, I'm an old schooler. : )

  • Hawk

    Excellent news, SoF is one of the best RPG in history. Can't wait to play it on my ipod. Also I hope they will port SoM 2 as well,
    Hurry up Square !!

  • Hawk

    Excellent news, SoF is one of the best RPG in history. Can't wait to play it on my ipod. Also I hope they will port SoM 2 as well,
    Hurry up Square !!

  • chaoticool

    Looks like Zenonia/2 is getting knocked down as the top action RPG on the iDevices...

    • Mega Man

      Across Age was always much better than Zenonia 1/2, but now that Square are bringing some of their treasures across they will surely win the crown.

      Now please Square can we have Dragon Quest 9?

  • chaoticool

    Looks like Zenonia/2 is getting knocked down as the top action RPG on the iDevices...

    • Mega Man

      Across Age was always much better than Zenonia 1/2, but now that Square are bringing some of their treasures across they will surely win the crown.

      Now please Square can we have Dragon Quest 9?

  • Paul

    This was my second favorite game from that time. The first was Terranigma, and I believe it to be the most fantastic. Great story, astonishing music and gameplay!

    I wonder if they would ever release that again on any handheld.

  • http://None Paul

    This was my second favorite game from that time. The first was Terranigma, and I believe it to be the most fantastic. Great story, astonishing music and gameplay!

    I wonder if they would ever release that again on any handheld.

  • Blaz

    Best Game Ever.