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Magna Carta II

Magna Carta II

マグナカルタII

Developer

SoftMax

Genre

Role-Playing

Release Dates

10/13/09 Namco Bandai
08/06/09 Banpresto
10/16/09 Banpresto

Community Stats

Owners: 81
Favorite: 3
Tracked: 2
Wishlist: 15
Now Playing: 4
 
7.7

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Magna Carta 2 (X360) > Opinions (74)

Adamx509 posted 08/05/2012, 03:38
I actually really like this one,the story was good (im not picky), I liked the battle systems and the quest were pretty fun...8/10 IMOP
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Arfen posted 11/07/2011, 06:50
i picked this today for 13'50€
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Blood_Tears posted 21/05/2010, 11:28
Just picked it up for $39.99 at Futureshop.
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Tayne posted 03/05/2010, 04:35
Still waiting on that price drop....
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DivinityFire posted 19/04/2010, 01:15
I want this game, but it's still $60 6 months later. Hoping it would go down fast like Infinite Undiscovery did.
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Bagaren85 posted 24/03/2010, 07:40
Yes, it was good. Nothing outstanding but way better than i tought.
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Altitude posted 26/02/2010, 08:00
I am really enjoying this game. It's way better than people are making it out to be.
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d21lewis posted 25/01/2010, 02:42
Was I naughty? I'm on disc 2 and one of my characters just disappeared. We were in the middle of a quest and now there's only two of us. I've gone as far as to save and turn off the console. She's still gone! I'm not sure I can beat this game with just two playable characters at a time.

Too bad. I was loving this game. Now I guess I have to use an old save from hours and hours ago and hope it doesn't glitch again.

Lesson: SAVE OFTEN on multiple slots.
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Swordy posted 22/01/2010, 08:50
Very underrated game, it's actually really solid, especially the battle system is fun.
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Bagaren85 posted 30/12/2009, 05:28
I need it now, looks very interesting
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d21lewis posted 26/12/2009, 01:05
Not an epic game, but I'm enjoying it so far.
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mibuokami posted 05/12/2009, 02:43
I'll be honest, I bought this game purely base on the fact that it's character design if by Hyung-tae Kim. It's certainly not a bad game, but I'll would probably have ignore it until it went to the budget bin if not for Mr. Kim's contribution.
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IxisNaugus posted 01/12/2009, 05:51
This game is really interesting me, if only for that sexy girl on the box art. Is there any chance of the first Magna Carta being ported to the X360 or something? Otherwise i can't get it (don't have a PS2 anymore) and i dislike missing games in a series :/
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Zucas posted 30/11/2009, 07:18
monsta- yea I missed 2 quests and didn't get the achievement because of it.

But was definitely a fun game but had issues. I think too many people were too quick to judge this game just because it didn't do too much different. While it isn't unique or innovative at all, it didn't mean it wasn't good.

But people pick and choose which games they nag on depending on whether it is innovative or not. So do reviewers. For me, if the game is solid, then that is all I need to know and this was a solid game.
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Bagaren85 posted 19/11/2009, 07:18
Good legs in NA even if its little to low
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tphi posted 17/11/2009, 04:05
At least, it sell a bit more than eternal sonata, which is more than deserved...

Hold on Nanco, still make good JRPG as magnacarta 2!
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Nightwish224 posted 13/11/2009, 01:55
I hate to see the poor sales. I want this game, yet I'll wait for the price drop. Poor sales will hopefully bring the nice price tag for me :)
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MonstaMack posted 10/11/2009, 04:58
@Zucas Hey! Same here about 41+ish hours in and I'm at the final boss. I forgot to *ahem* stock up on items though so I had to backtrack all the way out (yikes). Very suprised at how good this JRPG was on the 360, a solid effort for sure.

My only two gripes were 1) Way too easy outside of a few parts. I breezed through the first 20+ hours of this game without have anyone die. 2) I somehow missed a quest and lost the achievement. I have no idea how that happened but it did lol.

I'd give this a high 7 or a solid 8. I think I'll give it a solid 8 just because It's infinitely better then the MC on the PS2.
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dobby985 posted 08/11/2009, 12:31
@tphi
ofc MS paid for it and Namco aren't exactly going to admit it in public are they?
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dobby985 posted 08/11/2009, 09:57
It's about a cliché as jrpgs get
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Zucas posted 03/11/2009, 06:23
Just beat this game today. I must say I didn't expect too much from this game to begin with but I really did enjoy my 41 hours of this game haha. Was quite enjoyable and a fun experience. Not the greatest RPG ever haha but definitely a solid one.
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Abberon posted 03/11/2009, 01:55
I can't believe they made a second game. The first was one of the worst RPG's I ever played on PS2 and the reviews are saying this one is no better.
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Kasersky posted 02/11/2009, 08:45
They really botched the marketing for this game especially in non japan territories.
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Bagaren85 posted 30/10/2009, 09:38
Higher second week in Others shows that shipment is high limited. :(


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Zucas posted 30/10/2009, 05:48
Yes I'm enjoying the story as well. I'm 28 hours in right now. It's not a great JRPG by any standards but I'm still having a lot of fun with it and that's all that matters. As for chain breaks, already got the 500 achievement for them haha. Love doing those things.
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loves2splooge posted 30/10/2009, 03:43
Banpresto is the original publisher of the title (in Japan). And Banpresto is owned by Namco Bandai. So Namco Bandai pretty much owns the rights to this.

Honestly I don't think they are going to bother porting this after the lackluster sales of Eternal Sonata's PS3 port. They ported Eternal Sonata to the PS3 because the 360 sales were poor but the PS3 version ended up selling even less anyway. Magnacarta II's sales in the first two weeks have been comparable to Eternal Sonata (just a little bit better though). After seeing the results of the PS3 port for Eternal Sonata, I don't think Namco Bandai is even going to bother with a port. The costs of porting to the PS3 (especially a Unreal Engine 3.0 game) are probably going to cost more than the potential revenue it would generate for the company.
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Naum posted 29/10/2009, 11:00
Finally near the end I'm starting to get the "hang" on Chains... still have problem with the dual chain attack or wathever they call it.
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Aghahowa posted 28/10/2009, 01:05
After about 25 hours playtime i have to say, this game has the best and most suprising story from all jrpgs on Xbox360.

The complete package doesnt reach the same quality as LO, but for me its the best JRPG after LO.

ToV was good too, but i didnt like the story, boring.
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I LOVE GIGGS posted 27/10/2009, 10:22
After Playing more than 10 hours, I think this game is the Best X360 JRPG after ToV and LO.
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coolbeans posted 26/10/2009, 03:27
Meh, I'll just stick to Lost Odyssey. Looks like a solid game, though.
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Boneitis posted 26/10/2009, 07:30
Even if the PS3 version would be more expensive to develop its guaranteed to sell more on the PS3.

I'd be surprised if MS wasn't involved somehow.
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nofingershaha posted 26/10/2009, 05:35
softmax is independent so namco bandai might not have a say in the game's exclusivity.
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MonstaMack posted 25/10/2009, 08:48
Just picked it up during the Best Buy buy two get one free. Not too bad at all from what I've played so far.
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squall747 posted 25/10/2009, 05:23
Wow such a good game too. Sad to see it do so poorly.
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Aion posted 24/10/2009, 03:39
Well they should really have made a demo.
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huaxiong90 posted 24/10/2009, 02:39
Kind of expected, really.
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tphi posted 24/10/2009, 10:19
Boneitis : acording to an interview, Softmax said they choose the 360 because it was alot more easy to develop and less expensive. They are a very little developer, so they didn't want to spend alot with a ps3 version.

But, if the game have great legs, and sold at least 20k, maybe they will port it.
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Boneitis posted 23/10/2009, 09:29
Did MS pay for exclusivity? I doubt Namco would think the 360 was the ideal choice.
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areseris posted 23/10/2009, 09:24
Guess this will be available for $20-30 by early next year. Amazon might even offer it for that price this holiday through their special deals.
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Xen posted 23/10/2009, 04:57
What a terrible start.
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tphi posted 23/10/2009, 09:58
Wahoo, I was FAR below...I predicted 60k first week :(
Hope it will have legs...
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heruamon posted 23/10/2009, 01:39
Got this thru Gamespy, and I'm digging it...much more than other JRPG-like games...mostly because this doesn't have "that" combat system.
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Zucas posted 19/10/2009, 07:17
I'm actually enjoying this so far for the most part. Main problem with the game is environmental graphics are terrible. Really needed another 2-3 months of good hard polishing but oh well.

Otherwise story is catching me, decent characters, and great music thus far. Battle system is actually not that bad but not original either. Solid game.
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squall747 posted 15/10/2009, 01:54
Played it for abit now. And I think it turned out good. Story seems good and will get better. Combat is decent. A nice looking game that runs smooth. Unlike Last Remnant, and Infinite Undiscovery. I like Last remnant but no idea what they were thinking releaseing it with frame rates that poor. Anyways the little side quests on this game are cool and add more play time. A pretty good rpg worth checking out.

@ Fab_GS its real time fighting. But it can give somewhat of a turn based feel b/c if you attack to much you can overheat which puts you in a stun state. However in a party you can swap to another member when you overheat (just make sure to use a special move before so) then swap and special move with them to cancel out the overheat status. Sorry tried to explain it the best I could.
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coolbeans posted 14/10/2009, 04:36
This timed exclusive business is getting out of hand. While it's not confirmed to be on PS3, it probably will be.
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squall747 posted 13/10/2009, 11:48
Looks good, it may hit PS3 awhile from now. But not that it matters really. Anyone who owns a 360 can play it now instead of waiting.
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tphi posted 11/10/2009, 02:32
Week 1 :
USA 60 000
Other 12 000

Life time
Japon 55 000
USA 180 000
Other 35 000

Total lifetime 265 000
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I LOVE GIGGS posted 09/10/2009, 07:44
My guess:
US 15k / 90k LT
JP 55K LT
Others 7k / 50k LT

Total = 200k
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Bagaren85 posted 09/10/2009, 12:38
My guess.
US 59k / 164k LT
JP 58-62k LT
Others 26k / 90k LT
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Fab_GS posted 08/10/2009, 05:46
Is this game turn-based?
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MonstaMack posted 30/09/2009, 02:37
Now that I see that Bandai Namco logo on the cover I know this will hit the PS3 eventually (especially considering It's roots).

Anyways I see this doing a lot better in the US.
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tphi posted 21/09/2009, 10:42
Will sale way more in US - I predict aroud 150k for US lifetime
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kazu.jp posted 03/09/2009, 06:27
>binary solo

This is Korean RPG.

not JRPG
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Seinfeld posted 28/08/2009, 05:12
I was wondering why the 360 was outselling the PS3 in Japan. This game must be responsible.
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ROBOTECHHEAVEN posted 27/08/2009, 08:37
cant wait for this game. :)
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binary solo posted 20/08/2009, 09:45
Oh come on! Even the 360 can muster a decent opening week in Japan for a JRPG, if it appeals to the base. Tales opened on >100K, SO4 grabbed >160K. And both of them generated a serious sales spike. Whatever way you look at it this game has had an underwhelming start (adding it's fairly large 2nd week drop if Famitsu is to be believed). It looks like a quality game that will deserve much better sales than it will get. It'll be the 360's Valkyria Chronicles it seems. If they want to make a profit out of it they might need the help of some other territories: Americas at least seems good for some JRPG love.
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invetedlotus123 posted 19/08/2009, 02:21
Well, this game probably was pretty economic, should break even with 100k or even less.
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coolbeans posted 18/08/2009, 09:31
Arsenal, I love you're trying to spin this into saying it's bad when there's only been a week of sales posted (pretty much falls under epic fail). Every company that develops a game loses money, it's called cost. You can garuntee any game selling 35k first week has lost money, it's all about the lifetime sales. If you're going to focus on the first week sales to determine whether or not the game will lose money, I recommend checking out an economics book or two.
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vashkey posted 16/08/2009, 07:55
Well, I doubt they were expecting much since it was the least popular console in the country and hardly anyone got the original Magna Carta wasn't exactly the best selling RPG for that matter.
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arsenal009 posted 15/08/2009, 09:24
It's funny how ppl are trying to spin this by saying 35K ain't bad.

If they're losing money, it's bad. And @ 35k first week, u can guarantee this game has lost money for the company.
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reaver_x posted 15/08/2009, 01:33
well considering how many ppl actually own a 360 over there, these sales arent too bad.
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coolbeans posted 15/08/2009, 12:14
Wow, 40k ain't that bad first week in Japan considering how few 360's have been sold over there.
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Hero_time88 posted 14/08/2009, 09:46
Nope, Microsoft paid for it back then in 2005.
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penguin posted 14/08/2009, 09:13
Looks very good hopefully western release soon.
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Rawnchie14 posted 14/08/2009, 03:40
@ Skeeuk

It's exclusive to the 360, because I honestly believe the development for games is easier, quicker, and cheaper on the 360. Just seems that way. Which explains the delayed releases for PS3 with some JRPGs
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LordMatrix posted 14/08/2009, 02:34
Nothing pointless about it being exclusive. Why all the X360 hate recently Skeeuk? Your starting to turn into a troll. I think it will be around 70 thousand or more in japan total but we still have Others and America sales to look forward to. I'm not expecting huge sales on this title but hopefully it will have decent/good sales like most JRPG have so far on X360.
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Skeeuk posted 10/08/2009, 07:00
35k 1st week.............its another pointless exclusive on the 360 in japan.

i was expecting it to be 70k+ 1st week.

game looks pretty good though.
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Seraphic_Sixaxis posted 05/08/2009, 05:13
Day 1 Buy for mah 360.
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Bagaren85 posted 03/08/2009, 08:49
Predict 84k first week in jp.
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Dark_Rulez89 posted 16/06/2009, 07:52
I' deff gonna check out this game when it arrives to the U.S
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piggychan posted 11/06/2009, 10:37
I hope they release this in EU this year >.>
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Bagaren85 posted 06/06/2009, 05:27
Nice E3 videos, looks far better then before. I hold my interest up for MCII.
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Lightel0s posted 23/04/2009, 10:02
it sounds great, looks great and i have high hopes in this title.
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Shadowblind posted 22/04/2009, 11:11
Crimson Stigma? Well thats....different.
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Sales History

Total Sales
0.07m
Japan
0.13m
NA
0.07m
Europe
0.02m
Others
0.30m
Total
1 35,211 n/a n/a 35,211
2 8,179 n/a n/a 8,179
3 3,205 n/a n/a 3,205
4 2,456 n/a n/a 2,456
5 2,166 n/a n/a 2,166
6 1,770 n/a n/a 1,770
7 1,488 n/a n/a 1,488
8 1,187 n/a n/a 1,187
9 1,007 n/a n/a 1,007
10 910 n/a n/a 910

Opinion (74)

Adamx509 posted 08/05/2012, 03:38
I actually really like this one,the story was good (im not picky), I liked the battle systems and the quest were pretty fun...8/10 IMOP
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Arfen posted 11/07/2011, 06:50
i picked this today for 13'50€
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Blood_Tears posted 21/05/2010, 11:28
Just picked it up for $39.99 at Futureshop.
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Tayne posted 03/05/2010, 04:35
Still waiting on that price drop....
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DivinityFire posted 19/04/2010, 01:15
I want this game, but it's still $60 6 months later. Hoping it would go down fast like Infinite Undiscovery did.
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Bagaren85 posted 24/03/2010, 07:40
Yes, it was good. Nothing outstanding but way better than i tought.
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