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 The flower shows its intelligence after a game of "cross the river".
Crusader of Centy Genesis Title screen (Korean version)
Crusader of Centy Genesis Title screen (US version)
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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Critic Reviews

Player One Jan, 1995 97 out of 100 97
GameFan Magazine Apr, 1995 95 out of 100 95
Shin Force Mar 06, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Jan, 1995 87 out of 100 87
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 11, 2010 17 out of 20 85
The DOS Spirit Apr 20, 2013 5 out of 6 83
RPGFan Sep 17, 2000 82 out of 100 82
Video Games Dec, 1994 81 out of 100 81
GamePro (US) Apr, 1995 4 out of 5 80
GameTrip.net Mar 05, 2009 8 out of 10 80

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re_fold (281) added Crusader of Centy (Genesis) on Aug 23, 2003