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Dragon's Lair (iPhone)

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Description

Originally released in the arcades as a laserdisc game, Dragon's Lair is an interactive cartoon movie. Players control Dirk the Daring as he struggles his way through a dungeon to fight Singe, the Dragon, and rescue the beautiful Princess Daphne. The game consists of animated scenes, during which the player has to press direction buttons or the sword button in the right moment to trigger the next segment of the movie.

Screenshots

Dragon's Lair iPhone Title screen
Dragon's Lair iPhone Ouch!
Dragon's Lair iPhone Intro
Dragon's Lair iPhone Something sinister is yet to come.

Alternate Titles

  • "龙穴历险记 " -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Логово дракона: Побег из замка Синджа" -- Russian spelling
  • "Dragon's Lair CD-ROM" -- DOS title

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User Reviews

An stand alone DVD extra VVP (139) 2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars

The Press Says

IGN Dec 07, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Touch Arcade Dec 06, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Slide to Play Dec 14, 2009 3 out of 4 75
Thunderbolt Games Apr 19, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Pocket Gamer UK Dec 18, 2009 7 out of 10 70
TouchGen Dec 22, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
App Spy Dec 07, 2009 3 out of 5 60
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 12, 2011 11 out of 20 55

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Dragon's Lair appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Board Game

Milton Bradley released a Dragon's Lair boardgame conversion in 1983.

Cartoon

This game spawned a Saturday morning cartoon. Before commercial breaks, Dirk would be presented with several options, like jumping for a rope, standing and fighting some goons or taking a right down a tunnel. Upon return from the break the T.V. show would inform the viewer of the results of the various actions with the phrase, "If Dirk had done this..." and a clip showing the demise of the poor adventurer if he'd chosen the wrong path.

Ports

Dragon's Lair has been ported to nearly every single console/computer platform under the sun. From the IBM PC to the Amiga...from the NES to the Sega CD...even from the Jaguar CD to DVD players.

Information also contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual, Satoshi Kunsai and FatherJack.
Pseudo_Intellectual (44430) added Dragon's Lair (iPhone) on Dec 09, 2009
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