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Beyond Oasis (Genesis)

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Description

Prince Ali has found the magical Golden Armlet, which was used many years ago to defeat an evil wizard who wielded its counterpart, the Silver Armlet. The Prince has now to stop the evil sorcerer and save the island of Oasis. To do so, he will need his wits, skills ,and the powers of the four Wild Spirits.

Beyond Oasis (also known as The Story of Thor) is a fast-paced action game with RPG elements. The Prince's default weapon is the knife, which has unlimited uses. During the course of the game, the hero will also find other weapons, such as bows, swords, and bombs. All these weapons have limited uses and will eventually break.

The Wild Spirits are elementals the player can call to help to destroy enemies, heal the hero, or solve puzzles. These are the fire spirit, the water spirit, the plant spirit, and the shadow spirit.

The game has a large assortment of monsters, including massive creatures such as the Red Dragon boss or zombies that split in two, with their torsos continuing to crawl and attack the hero.


Screenshots

Beyond Oasis Genesis Intro: close-up of Ali
Beyond Oasis Genesis Title screen (European)
Beyond Oasis Genesis Ali hits the jackpot.
Beyond Oasis Genesis Save game screen

Alternate Titles

  • "ストーリー オブ トア ~光を継ぐ者~" -- Japanese spelling
  • "The Story of Thor - A Successor of The Light" -- European in-game title
  • "The Story of Thor" -- European/Japanese title
  • "La légende de Thor" -- French title

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User Reviews

Great action RPG for the MD/Genesis, one of the best! Tibes80 (1495) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

The Press Says

Pixel-Heroes.de Oct, 2003 10 out of 10 100
Player One Mar, 1995 96 out of 100 96
VicioJuegos.com Mar 23, 2008 94 out of 100 94
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 05, 2010 18 out of 20 90
Sega-16.com Oct 08, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Netjak Sep 24, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
Sega Force Feb 22, 1995 87 out of 100 87
Video Games Mar, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Mar, 1995 7.6 out of 10 76
Game Players Apr, 1995 75 out of 100 75

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Trivia

Awards

  • Game Players
    • 1995 Holiday Edition (Vol. 8, No. 13) - Best Adventure Game of the Year

Tony Van (2688) added Beyond Oasis (Genesis) on Jul 07, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (257136)