DescriptionAn experienced treasure hunter named Nigel is on a quest to obtain the valuable Statue of Jypta. After successfully recovering and selling the statue, Nigel meets wood nymph named Friday, who is being chased by a trio of thieves. The thieves assume that Friday knows the location of the mysterious treasure of King Nole. However, she does not appear to have the exact location in mind, and instead relies on her senses to track it. She offers Nigel to accompany him on a long journey and eventually lead him to the coveted treasure.
Landstalker is an isometric action game with platforming, puzzle-solving, and light role-playing elements. Much of the game is spent in dungeon-like hostile areas, where Nigel must often fight enemies, jump, climb ladders and ropes, and throw objects to overcome obstacles and solve puzzles. Nigel can acquire better weapons and armor, as well as items that permanently increase his hit points and strength. In towns it is possible to talk to non-player characters and buy items in shops. There are optional quests in the game, which may reward the player with attribute-increasing items.
- "ランドストーカー ～皇帝の財宝～" -- Japanese spelling
- "Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole" -- Genesis in-game title
- "Landstalker: Le Trésor du Roi Nole" -- French title
- "Landstalker: Kōtei no Zaihō" -- Japanese title
- "Landstalker: Die Schätze von König Nolo" -- German title
|Nigel could take Link any day of the week...||Genesis||MasterMegid (897)|
|A game that carries you from beginning to end||Genesis||kurikthebasher (5)|
|Amusing story told in an isometric environment cluttered with puzzles||Genesis||hermitC (8)|
|King of adventure games||Genesis||Horny-Bullant (56)|
The Press Says
|GameFan Magazine||Genesis||Jan, 1993||99 out of 100||99|
|Sega Force||Genesis||Sep 30, 1993||96 out of 100||96|
|Power Play||Genesis||Nov, 1993||91 out of 100||91|
|Mega Fun||Genesis||Jan, 1994||91 out of 100||91|
|Hardcore Gaming 101||Genesis||Jul, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|Nintendo Life||Wii||Sep 02, 2007||90|
|Sega-16.com||Genesis||Jun 24, 2004||9 out of 10||90|
|SEGA-Portal.de||Genesis||Sep 20, 2009||9 out of 10||90|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Genesis||Feb, 1993||10 out of 12||83|
|GameSpot||Wii||Dec 19, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
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