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Barbarian II (Atari ST)

Barbarian II Atari ST A very, very cute developer logo

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Not to be confused with Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax by Palace Software, Barbarian II is a direct sequel to the Psygnosis game Barbarian, an action, point and click hybrid released four years earlier. The game continues the tale of Hegor the Barbarian. After being improperly defeated some years ago, evil lord Necron has been reincarnated by one of his cult followers. Now only Hegor is strong, courageous, and stupid enough to face Necron and his minions.

Unlike the original Barbarian, which was an action game with a point-and-click control interface, Barbarian II plays just like a typical action title with a maze-like layout. During his adventures, Hegor will visit many locales like a forest full of thugs, werewolves and spiky pits, a long, long cave, a semi-friendly human city, a dungeon, and finally Necron’s temple. All areas are rather large and are full of enemies and traps.

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Barbarian II Atari ST Stalked by a bugbear.
Barbarian II Atari ST The title screen. Note that the music in the ST version is total crap compared to the Amiga game.
Barbarian II Atari ST A very, very cute developer logo
Barbarian II Atari ST I know Kung-Fu... and I use it on warewolfs!

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ST Format Mar, 1992 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Mar, 1992 55 out of 100 55
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1992 5 out of 12 42

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DarkFalzX (4689) added Barbarian II (Atari ST) on Jan 06, 2007
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