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Crusader of Centy (Genesis)

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Description

Before the time of plants and animals, Earth was completely dark and inhabited by beings we now call 'monsters'. When some voice said 'Let There Be Light' , many monsters died because they could not live in this new light world. Not all died however; some of them hid in caves, and grew stronger. Now, they want to return to the world.

Corona is a boy from Soleil Town who just turned fourteen and has to undergo a series of trials to become a true swordsman. However, soon he finds himself in a strange predicament: unable to speak to humans any more, he learns to communicate with animals, and realizes that not everything in the world is as simple as it looks.

Crusader of Centy is an overhead action game with light role-playing and puzzle-solving elements, similar to Zelda games. The game's stand-out feature are animal companions. various animals are met by Corona during the course of the game, and can be "equipped" to grant him new abilities: for example, a penguin will add an ice attack property to his sword, etc.

Screenshots

Crusader of Centy Genesis Title screen (US version)
Crusader of Centy Genesis Title screen of the european release
Crusader of Centy Genesis The view of the known world, to travel to new places (this screen shows about one fourth of the map)
Crusader of Centy Genesis Working my way through the first trial; in search of the Bronze Medal

Alternate Titles

  • "新創世記ラグナセンティ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Soleil" -- European title
  • "Shin Sōseiki Ragnacenty" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

SegaFan.com Sep 08, 2003 9.4 out of 10 94
SegaFan.com Apr 09, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Jan, 1995 87 out of 100 87
The DOS Spirit Apr 20, 2013 5 out of 6 83
Game Players Apr, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Gaming since 198x Oct 05, 2009 4 out of 5 80
GamePro (US) Apr, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Mar, 1995 7.8 out of 10 78
Sega Force Mar, 1995 76 out of 100 76
Legendra Mar 01, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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re_fold (282) added Crusader of Centy (Genesis) on Aug 23, 2003