From the back cover:
Explosive Spell Combat in a World of Mystery & Wonder
Battling against eternal darkness, you are Arran, a young wizard embarking on a quest filled with explosive spell combat and adventure. Armed with your magical orb and immense spell collection, you age from a young wizard into an older powerful sorcerer.
Defeat your enemies with a revolutionary control system: direct movement with one analog stick and aim with the other. Embrace your destiny; restore light to your homeland.