Square Enix’s Guardian Cross Is Led By The Director Of Final Fantasy VI


Another of Square Enix’s recent smartphone games is being made available for Android devices, the publisher announced this morning. Guardian Cross, a card battle game originally released for iPhone, is available for Android now.


Guardian Cross has you playing as Guardians that fight and capture various monsters, and then use them in battle against other players around the world. For the Android version of the game, Square Enix have added new Guardian cards with new artwork, and will update the game with new quests in the future as well.


Guardian Cross has over 120 monsters. Interestingly, the game’s lead concept planner is Hiroyuki Ito, who designed Final Fantasy’s Active Time Battle system, and directed Final Fantasy VI, Final Fantasy IX and Final Fantasy XII.


Ishaan Sahdev
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