The Mana fantasy series returns with the prequel, Sword of Mana. Long ago an evil empire troubled the world and a Shadow Knight sought to destroy the Mana tribe. Racing against time, a young Mana woman and a young hero from the slave pits of Grantz teamed up to save the Mana Tree. Now you get to relive the origins of the Mana saga. You will use a Ring Command system and interact with Mana favorites including Niccolo the merchant and Lil' Cactus. The adventure story is dynamic, changing according to the characters you choose. Use a Game Link to play multiplayer co-op mode and journey through the Sword of Mana quest with a friend.