Arc the Lad: End of Darkness takes place about five years after the events of the series' previous PS2 release, Twilight of the Spirits. Players take the role of a bounty hunter of sorts, called Edda, who travels from city to city, apprehending criminals and secretly following a suspicious woman known as Kirika. Unlike earlier games in the long-running console RPG series, battles take place in real-time. Strategic elements, such as the collection and use of powerful cards, are also a part of the gameplay.
Arc the LAd: End of Darkness takes place five years after yet in the same world as Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits. Edda is a young man whose youth is marked by a "boring island life" but his serenity is shattered when he meets Kirika a rude young woman on the beach. Edda tries to help a hunter capture vicious criminals but when the hunter is killed Edda notices Kirika standing nearby and his suspicions begin to grow about the mysterious young woman. Edda who has awakened as a full-fledged exorcist becomes a hunter himself and sets out on a remarkable journey that will ultimately pit civilization against nature. For the first time the Arc the Lad series takes a real-time action approach and players fight vigorously through action-packed missions to build up their character. They then take that same character online to fight up to seven other gamers. The game includes an all-star cast of 24 characters from the series.
Enter the world of Deimos where two brothers' lives are intertwined in their quest to gain control of the Great Spirit Stones. Separated at birth Darc and Kharg grow to become brave and skillful young men whose individual struggles divide and then reunite them. Faced with seemingly insurmountable obstacles while battling foes with evil intentions their individual quests are the last hope between the creation of a good and caring world--or a dark and evil underworld. Join Darc and Kharg on their quest to capture the Spirit Stones and restore tranquility to a world of betrayal and self-destruction. Select from over 14 playable characters-each with their own unique abilities weapons skills and special combination attacks. Unique and innovative battle system that allows the player to talk when in combat. Intriguing storyline and strategic combat sequences that provide enormous depth in gameplay. 60+ hours of engaging gameplay in a world of stunning and realistic graphics.
Quintessential of console-style role-playing, Japan's popular Arc the Lad series ...