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Arc the Lad Collection

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80.77% Overall Rank: 4363
PlayStation Rank: 141
2002 Games Rank: 4349
2002 PlayStation Rank: 141
Score based on 26 reviews


Six Disc Collector's Edition! Includes 5 Game CDs, and 1 Exclusive "Making of Arc the Lad" CD! 150+ Page Letherette Hardbound Artbook/Instruction Manual! Exclusive Thumb Button Covers! Exclusive Memory Card Holder! Exclusive Character Mini-Standees! Built in Save Conversion! Convert Data from one chapter to the next to unlock secret events and special items! Arc the Lad I The first game in the series that really defined what a Strategy/RPG could be introduces players to a magical world teetering on the edge of destruction. Only young Arc posses the power to stop the impending destruction, as he fights his way to unsealing the power of Ark, with help from his friends Kukuru, Poco, Tosh, Gogen, and Iga. Arc the Lad II and Arc Arena The second game in the Arc series introduces Elc, a bounty hunter with a tragic past. He must join forces with Arc to stop the minions of the Dark One, whose presence was only hinted in the first game. A vast array of impressive Strategy/RPG innovations are introduced in this chapter, like the job system, weapon melding, and multiple-viewpoint storylines. In another first in U.S. console gaming, players can load Arc the Lad II save data into the innovative Arc Arena CD that is included in this package. Players can then take monsters captured in their individual games and battle it out for prizes in the monster tournament. Arc the Lad III Arc the Lad III introduces a new lead character Alec, and ties up all the storylines developed in the first two games in a way that will leave diehard role-playing fans breathless. It also brings the Arc world into a fully-3D polygon environment! Join Alec as he continues Arc's heroic battle to save the world from the black advance of ultimate evil!
Release Date: April 18, 2002

Latest Reviews

GamersMark 06/04/02 Review 10 out of 10
Mygamer 03/01/05 Review 7.2 out of 10
RPGamer 11/10/04 Review 6 out of 10
GameSpot 01/31/04 Review 7.5 out of 10
Electric Playground 04/16/04 Review 8 out of 10
Game Vortex 12/12/02 Review 85 out of 100
Absolute PlayStation 10/07/02 Review 89 out of 100
Game Informer 09/16/02 Review 8.5 out of 10
GamingWorld X 09/14/02 Review 8.5 out of 10
Games Are Fun 11/03/02 Review 9 out of 10