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Breath of Fire

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Advance
72
3.6
SNES
74
3.6
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Description

Long ago in the days of darkness and magic, a young wanderer comes face to face with his destiny. You control the fate of Ryu, a young warrior and descendant of the Light Dragon Clan. Together, with your mystical friend, Nina, you must search for magic spells and mysterious secrets. Along the way, gain experience and skill as you battle against strange monsters. Uncover valuable secrets that will help you on your adventure and unlock the secrets of the Dragon Clan.

Screenshots

Breath of Fire SNES Statistics screen
Breath of Fire SNES World map, towns.  Animals wander the world.
Breath of Fire SNES Beautiful scenery
Breath of Fire Game Boy Advance Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "龙战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "ブレスオブファイア~竜の戦士~" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Long Zhanshi" -- Chinese title
  • "Breath of Fire - Ryuu no Senshi" -- Japanese title
  • "Breath of Fire I" -- Common informal title
  • "BoF" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

An overlooked original and epic RPG. Game Boy Advance Bregalad (917)
Old Skool Is In Session SNES MasterMegid (897)
Fun - if at times frustrating - fantasy ride Game Boy Advance WWWWolf (422)
Not too bad, overall... SNES LepricahnsGold (74272)

The Press Says

Game Players SNES Aug, 1994 87 out of 100 87
Game Over Online Game Boy Advance Mar 20, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Aug, 1994 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Game Boy Advance Dec 18, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Jeuxvideo.com Game Boy Advance Mar 11, 2002 14 out of 20 70
The Next Level Game Boy Advance Jan 08, 2002 B- 67
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Game Boy Advance Aug 25, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GamePro (US) SNES Aug, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Gaming Target Game Boy Advance Feb 06, 2002 5 out of 10 50
GameCola.net SNES Jan, 2008 4.5 out of 10 45

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Trivia

References

  • By talking to the boy who thinks he is a magician in the town of Bleak, Chun Li from Street Fighter can make a small cameo in the game.
  • Arthur from Ghosts 'N Goblins makes a cameo in several portraits in the game.
  • Quite early on in the game you will find a town called Romero. This town is overrun with zombies during the night. The name Romero is a homage to George A. Romero who created the cult zombie movie Night of the Living Dead as well as its three sequels Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead and Land of the Dead.
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