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ActRaiser (Arcade)

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Description

ActRaiser was one of the early SNES games, drawing upon the success of side-scrolling platform action titles and the building model of Sim City. You play "The Master" (essentially God), and must save the world from evil.

First you purge the land by sending your spirit into a warrior with a big sword and magic powers. This side scrolling portion puts you in many different locales, from swamps and forests, to pyramids and snowy mountaintops.

As you eliminate evil from different parts of the land, you allow villagers to return and build their towns. You then control an angel who helps guide the villagers in their town building, and can send down miracles to aid them in their needs.

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There are 29 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Act Raiser" -- Alternate spelling
  • "アクトレイザー" -- Japanese spelling

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Proof of how outrageously good this music was: 1 J. P. Gray (111)
May 20, 2008

Trivia

1001 Video Games

The SNES version of ActRaiser appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Soundtrack

Yuzo Koshiro, the soundtrack designer, also composed a live orchestral version of the ActRaiser music. For example it was performed during the opening of the Games Convention 2004 in Leipzig.

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Michael Cassidy (6196) added ActRaiser (Arcade) on Feb 25, 2014
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