During 2019’s E3 Nintendo Direct, Square Enix surprised us all by announcing a long-awaited localization of Seiken Densetsu 3 for the Super Famicom (SNES), now known as Trials of Mana. That might not have been a one-off dive into the archives, either, as the company has filed a new mysterious trademark in Australia for Live A Live.

Live A Live is a 1994 Super Famicom JRPG that marked a few noteworthy firsts as the debut directorial project from Takashi Tokita (who went on to work on Chrono Trigger and Parasite Eve) and Yoko Shimomura’s first composing gig within Square (she needs no introduction to fans of Kingdom Hearts and Super Mario RPG music.)
 

 
While this does make a localization seem tantalizingly likely, there’s always the possibility Square Enix is just covering its back when it comes to its IP, but we can always hope this classic RPG finally officially heads overseas!
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Written by Tom Brown

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