Square Enix Card Game Mashes Myths And Monsters Together

By Spencer . September 5, 2012 . 1:05am

Square Enix announced Nirvaana of Genesis, a social card battling game where myth and monsters from all over the world come alive. You’ll see Greek gods and Buddhist deities in the same game, which kind of gives Nirvaana of Genesis a Megaten vibe. The art style couldn’t be more different, though!


These are some of the monster cards in Nirvaana of Genesis. From left to right, we have Odin, Aphrodite, Aries (the constellation, I believe), Centaur, Dragon Rider, and Vajrayaksa.


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Nirvaana of Genesis has a cast of cutesy assistant characters too. Luna (left) is the first person the hero meets in Nadia Village. She works for Zoff the blacksmith. Zoff (center) acts as a foster parent to Luna and more importantly he can strengthen your cards. Reina (right) works in a magic research group and


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Nirvaana of Genesis has a monster synthesis system, event scenes, and like other social games it’s free. Smile-Lab, one of Square Enix’s internal studios, made Nirvaan of Genesis for GREE.


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  • Koji Kabuto

    The art is really good

  • komiko12

    Hmm. that’s the second time I saw a female Aries.

  • Hmm…. sounds like an interesting game. And the arwork good too.

    What IS a Vajrayaksa??? And at least the centaur isn like the one in FT lol.

  • Syn

    Right, this feels oddly familiar, mythical monsters from every culture, and monster synthesis, isnt that an idea straight out of Megat………… ohhhh,my bad, they use cards instead, well that changes everything *coyugiohugh!!!!*

    Also, is that a Red eyes blue dragon I see.. am just saying

    • Sardorim

       They’re missing motorcycles though.

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    if it just me or everyone is making a card battle game?

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