More Lord of Arcana Screens Than You Probably Ever Wanted

By Chad Awkerman

July 12, 2010

Lord of Arcana is an upcoming Square-Enix PSP title that seems to run in the direction of the Monster Hunter franchise. The game is looking pretty spiffy, judging by these screens and artwork. The game takes place in a world called Horodyn. There’s also an ancient stone known, not surprisingly, as “Arcana”, which holds great magical power (this, as well, isn’t surprising). The world is also home to many powerful monsters, which are fought by warriors known as Slayers, and these Slayers seen the Arcana.

I’m not sure if you play as a Slayer, or what, but if it is anything like Monster Hunter it is likely to acquire a cult following. I guess all those Pokémon players from years past had to grow up and play something, right? This game will hit Japan sometime this year. Let’s not even try to guess when it will make its way to Western regions. Check the screens after the break.

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Chad Awkerman

Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.

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