The 1991 Sega Genesis RPG Shining in the Darkness was released today for the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console. This title places gamers in the role of a heroic young knight who is attempting to rescue his father and Princess Jessa, and to defeat the evil Dark Sol. Throughout his quest, the main character is joined by two friends as they venture through a 3D-style dungeon in a first-person view.
Shining in the Darkness is the game that started the Shining series which spawned such titles as Shining Force, Shining Force II, Shining Force III, spiritual sequel Shining the Holy Ark, and newer spin offs such as Shining Force EXA. Rated E for Everyone, Shining in the Darkness is available for 800 Wii Points.