Three episodes of SEGA’s Shining series hit SEGA Forever in one single app! Sharing the same universe but taking the players through different game genres – both 3D dungeon-crawler and turn-based tactical RPG – this Shining saga throws you and your team into deep stories and large-scale strategic battles. Are you ready for the three quests ahead?
Shining in the Darkness
Vanish the fiendish forces of Dark Sol and restore peace to the enchanted Kingdom of Thornwood. Search for the powerful Arms of Light and fight the savage creatures that roam the darkness of the Labyrinth. Use your warrior’s skills and cunning to pass the test of the Ancients and become a shining knight.
• 3D first-person perspective puts you in the adventure
• Incredible panoramic and cinematic views
• Fast-paced scrolling whisks you from battle to battle, for non-stop action
Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention
The Continent of Rune has slumbered in peace for 50 generations. A horde of invaders swarm across the border, while a dragon that has slept for centuries stirs in its tomb. Only the King’s youngest swordsman and his war party can defy the Dark Dragon’s evil power and crush the mighty army!
• Control up to 10 different characters at once
• Increase their skills and attributes through strategy, combat, and exploration!
• Search through eight brilliant scenarios
• Sub-quests and imaginative sequences make every game a new adventure!
Shining Force II
In the eerie Cave of the Past, a mischievous thief tampers with the mystical Stones of light and Dark. The Stones once imprisoned the Evil of All Ages. Now the deadly Zeon is unleashed. His rage will hurl the galaxy into eternal darkness — unless the Shining Force can stop him!
• The legendary epic resumes with an entirely new story, awesome cinematic battle sequences, and incredible monsters!
• Build an awesome 12-member strike force from over 20 characters and develop them into fiercer, stronger, more magical warriors!
• Experience superb fantasy-style 16-bit graphics!
MOBILE GAME FEATURES
PLAY FREE with ad-support or ad-free via In-App Purchase
SAVE YOUR GAMES – save your progress at any point in the game.
LEADERBOARDS – compete with the world for high scores
CONTROLLER SUPPORT: MFi compatible controllers
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Game apps are ad-supported and no in-app purchases are required to progress; ad-free play option available with in-app purchase.
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Bug fixes and refinements
Ratings and Reviews
Great games, well done port, it’s free... but glitches means no 5 star
I have a place in my heart for shining force... namely 2 for being my 2nd video game ever played and the first I liked. But 1 and 3 are just as good in many ways. I was so shocked when I saw Sega release these games on iPhone and they turned out to be just as playable and lovable as the originals... by themselves. The swapping of save states and in game saves is really unique, but the save state system is glitchy at times and can cause game crashes; I had to restart Kazin’s quest two times due to glitches. The ads by now are expected due to the amount of Sega classic ports I’ve played on my phone, so I was not fazed by those but others will if this is their first classic Sega port.
Don’t get me wrong, this game port was superb overall, but a patch here or there could make me give a Insant
Shining Force Revisited !!
I remember buying Shining Force and not expecting much but when we ( me and my best friend ) busted out the game we ended up playing for three hours or more then ordering pizza and fortifying our bellies so we could continue our first marathon session....we took turns with the controller but ,as far as gameplay, each and every move was a collaboration...back in the day when it was Nintendo and Sega there just weren’t enough games that promised to take weeks of original play with new twists and turns ....most available could be beaten in hours tops so this clever offering was a welcome obsession...here it is 30 or so years later and I find myself putting in an hour or two a day with this faithfully reproduced game and I get it....sometimes it’s worth revisiting a classic and finding out it’s still great fun...look forward to finishing 1 and moving on to 2...how much of fans were we...well we went halves on The Sega CD game console just to play Shining Force CD...hooked ! And Sega CD was a total Frankenstein device....if you had one you know what I mean...Brutal ! Anyway I am loving this revival and looking forward to the sequel so I can name each and every member of my Shining Force ! Thanks Sega... thanks a lot !
Great games - Questionable App
I actually don’t have an issue with Sega retooling these games with ads if it’s free. I owned a lot of Sega iPhone games and with most of them if you purchased it before they would let you continue to have the ad-free experience.
I have two issues. I actually purchased Shining Force before and under this new collection, the app did not recognize it as a previous purchase. I could technically try to repurchase it and it may recognize it but I’m not sure and wouldn’t want to waste money.
My biggest issue is that I wrote to Sega years ago begging for Shining Force 2 on iPhone. They wrote me back saying that they appreciate my enthusiasm but had no plans at the time which is fine. I never played Shining Force 1 until I bought it on iPhone and I always heard that 2 is a much better game. It was just out of morbid curiosity that I decided to look at Shining Force out of nostalgia and the 2 is included. There is no way of knowing this. Of course I instantly purchased it and can’t wait to start playing but it would have been nice to have known that this game was available.
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- Sega America
- 133.9 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Game Controller
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
- Age Rating
- 9+ Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © SEGA, the SEGA logo and are either registered trade marks or trade marks of SEGA CORPORATION or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
- In-App Purchases
- Shining Force Bundle Premium $4.99
- Shining Force Premium Upgrade $1.99
- Shining Force 2 Premium $1.99
- Shining in the Darkness Prem. $1.99
Play this game with your favorite compatible controller.
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