Atlus USA Inc. ships Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon for Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide

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Atlus USA Inc. ships Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon for Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide
Atlus U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of console RPG?s, announced today that it has shipped the remake of the smash hit strategy role-playing game Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon for the Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide.

Darksol, a mysterious traveler who has worked his way into the King of Runefaust's graces, is secretly planning to resurrect an ancient, but terrible creature, the Dark Dragon. He has convinced the King of Runefaust to invade the kingdom of Guardiana in an effort to realize his sinister plan.

You play the part of a promising young warrior who washed ashore in Guardiana, but you have lost your memory and remember nothing of your past. When Guardiana is attacked, you are thrust into the role of leader and must unravel the mystery behind the Legacy of the Gods and put a stop to Dark Dragon's revival at any cost, or the world shall perish.

In this classic tactical RPG, you'll control a band of up to 12 characters on the battlefield as you fight to save Guardiana, as well as the world, from the forces of evil. Customize your party from over 30 characters as you explore the world of Rune. On your journey, you?ll discover a vast array of weapons, armor and powerful magic spells which will be at your disposal. Do you have what it takes to learn the truth of your past and win the final battle?

"Shining Force for the GameBoy Advance is a revitalization of the classic strategy RPG," said Project Lead Akibo Shieh. "With improved graphics, new characters, and fine-tuned game balance, it will keep even the most experienced gamer enthralled for hours and hours!"


  • Control up to 12 characters in battle from a cast of over 30! Also included are three never-before-seen characters that can help you in your fight against the Dark forces.

  • Improved graphics feature added visual effects and character patterns.

  • Rebalanced game play from the original version provides for a more tactically challenging and engaging experience.

  • Unique card system allows you to collect special abilities and bonuses that could turn the tide of battle in your favor.

Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon has been rated Teen by the ESRB. For more information, visit the official Atlus website at or the official Shining Force website at