Become a Patron to help us improve MobyGames!

Dragon Breed

MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
...
...
Commodore 64
...
3.6
ZX Spectrum
...
...
Not an American user?

Description

Zambaquous has done everything to make life hell for the people of Agamen, and as their King Kayus, the time has come to head out to destroy him. This leads to six levels of horizontally-scrolling shoot ‘em up action, although with some vertical movement as well.

The thing which sets the game apart from every other horizontally-scrolling shoot ‘em up (except Saint Dragon) is that you are riding on the back of a dragon, called Bahamoot. Both you and the dragon have firepower, and holding down the fire button increases Bahamoot’s energy bolt’s ferocity. The dragon’s tail can be controlled indirectly, and because it is indestructible, it can be used either as a shield, or as a weapon in its own right.

There are power-ups to collect by dismounting from the dragon and walking into them. These include fiery breath, bolts shot from Bahamoot’s tail, homing missiles of sorts, and lightning bolts, with only one ever active at a time. Each level has a time limit.

Screenshots

Dragon Breed Amstrad CPC I lost all my lives. I can continue if I press fire before time runs out.
Dragon Breed Amstrad CPC Stage 4
Dragon Breed ZX Spectrum Title screen
Dragon Breed ZX Spectrum A sting in the tail (you knew I'd use that pun)

Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Nov, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Nov, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Nov, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1990 88 out of 100 88
Tilt Atari ST Feb, 1991 16 out of 20 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Nov, 1990 79 out of 100 79
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Sep, 2009 7 out of 10 70
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1990 68 out of 100 68
Pixel-Heroes.de Atari ST Sep, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Power Play Amiga Feb, 1991 51 out of 100 51

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


Contributed to by Martin Smith (63198)