ActRaiser is a SNES video game developed by Quintet and published by Enix. While not as popular as other Enix titles such as Dragon Warrior, the game did have a pretty big cult following. ActRaiser was the first Square-Enix video game to be released on the Wii's Virtual Console. It is an RPG, and later spawned a sequel.
The protagonist of the game is a deity known as The Master. According to the story told in the instruction book, the demon Tanzra, in an attempt to seize the world peacefully governed by the Master, involved the latter in a battle against the six Guardians, its subordinates. The battle was difficult for the Master who, defeated, had to retire to his Sky Palace, a castle floating in the clouds, assisted by an angel; Meanwhile, Tanzra and his horde of demons took possession of the world, dividing it into six regions, each entrusted to one of the Guardians, while the cult of the Master gradually disappeared among men.
Hundreds of years later, the Master, resumed, decides to reincarnate to descend among the men overwhelmed by the monsters of Tanzra, releasing the lands from evil and causing the men to believe in him.
- ActRaiser at Nintendo.com
- ActRaiser at Virtual Console Reviews
- ActRaiser Wiki
- Quintet Wiki
- Square Wiki
- Title at Moby Games
- Title at Gamefaqs
|Square Enix video games|
|Deep Dungeons series||Deep Dungeons • Deep Dungeon: Yuushi no Monshou|
|Ogre Battle series||Ogre Battle • Tactics Ogre • Ogre Battle 64 • Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis|
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Live A Live • Nekketsu Tairiku: Burning Heroes • Mystic Ark • Bahamut Lagoon • Rudra no Hihou • Treasure Hunter G • Dark Elf • The World Ends with You (Final Remix)
|Quintet||ActRaiser • Soul Blazer • ActRaiser 2 • Illusion of Gaia • Robotrek • Terranigma|