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Final Fantasy Adventure: Prequel of Mana

Final Fantasy Adventure is an action RPG released on the Game Boy in 1991. It was the predecessor to the SNES classic Secret of Mana . In Japan the series is called The Legend of the Holy Sword. The English name "Final Fantasy Adventure" was taken from the game's Japanese subtitle, Final Fantasy Gaiden ("gaiden" means side-story). Square conceived of the game as an action RPG spin-off from the Final Fantasy series that had saved it from bankruptcy. Final Fantasy Adventure came out almost simultaneously with Final Fantasy IV on the SNES. In addition to item and spell names, the game includes Chocobos and Moogles. Final Fantasy Adventure is an excellent game, surpassed in its genre on the Game Boy only by the later The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening . Despite the Final Fantasy name, the game most closely resembles The Legend of Zelda  on the NES. You move a protagonist (his name is up to you) through single-screen overworld and dungeon zones, seen from an o