Release Date: 3/4/2000
Company: From Software
Eternal Ring is a first-person action role-playing game released in 2000, a launch title for the PlayStation 2. It was developed by From Software and published in the US by Agetec.
- The player controls Cain Morgan, a young magician who is sent to investigate the Island of No Return, where a legendary artifact called the Eternal Ring is presumed to be held. The island is home to a large number of mythical creatures, including dragons, lizard men, and gargoyles, and is the location of magical gems and rings, including the Eternal Ring.
- A unique feature of the game is the use of magic rings, imbuing these magic rings with a combination of different gems creates rings that both call upon magic spells and boost a players attributes. Although the game also features knives and swords which can be acquired, the most powerful attacks come from magic rings which are the game's focus. A gauge indicates charge time for magic spells.