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Lord of Vermilion Arena

Lord of Vermilion Arena is a 3D fantasy themed MOBA with collectible card game (CCG) elements. Build a custom deck of minions that can be summoned to fight alongside you in action packed 7v7 matches.

Publisher: Square Enix
Playerbase: TBD
Release Date: June 4, 2015 (Japanese Open Beta)
Pros: +Unique blend of two genres. +Multiple maps. +Plenty of cards to collect. +Single player Story Mode.
Cons: -Limited information available. -No Western release announced. -Expensive cards may cause "pay-to-win" balance issues.



Lord of Vermilion Arena Overview

Inspired by the popular arcade series Lord of Vermilion, Square Enix offers a new twist on the MOBA genre. Players collect a library of cards and decide which six to equip for each match. Matches take place on three lane maps with two opposing teams of seven players. Each player uses mana to summon minions of varying strength and mana cost. Mana is acquired by destroying enemy minions and towers.

Lord of Vermilion Arena Key Features:

  • Mix of Genres a unique combination of MOBA and card game (CCG) mechanics.
  • Multiple maps and game modes including a Story Mode.
  • Collaboration potential famous anime and video game characters could make an appearance.
  • Custom Decks  mix monsters of different tribes and craft new cards by combining old ones.
  • No IP block gamers from across the world can register for the Japanese Open Beta.

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System Requirements

Lord of Vermilion Arena System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows Vista SP2
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 x2 Dual Core 3400+
Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 400 / ATI Radeon 5000 series
Hard Disk Space: 8 GB

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10
CPU: Intel Core i5 2.66 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 970
Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 500 series / Radeon 7000 or better
RAM: 4 GB or better
Hard Disk Space: 8 GB or more

Lord of Vermilion Arena has not published system requirements yet. These are estimates based on our experience. We will update the system requirements when they become available.


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Additional Info

Lord of Vermilion Arena Additional Information

Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Game Engine: Custom In-House Engine

Release Date: TBA
Open Beta Date: June 4, 2015 (Japan)
Closed Beta Date: April 21, 2015 - April 27, 2015 (Japan)

Development History / Background:

Lord of Vermilion Arena will be the the first MOBA game from Japanese studio Square Enix. The original Lord of Vermilion is a fantasy themed arcade game where players collect cards and scan them at their local arcade to battle one another. Released in June 17, 2008, the game proved popular and spawned several sequels including Lord of Vermilion II (October 27, 2009), Lord of Vermilion Re:2 (July 26, 2011), and Lord of Vermilion III (August 22, 2013)

One of the distinguishing features of the Lord of Vermilion series is its inclusion of characters from other franchises including Final Fantasy, Magic: The Gathering, The King of Fighters and many others.