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Cartoony side-scroller where you take the role of, as the title states, a viking child, in his quest to free his friends and family, held by the evil god Loki inside the Great Halls of Valhalla.

Fight your way through 16 levels with diverse scenarios, including medieval castles and mountains. Spread throughout the levels are shops in which you can buy potions and other magical items to help you along the way. Before you finally face the Dark Lord Loki, you must also defeat the 8 Apprentices of Darkness.

The game features colorful graphics and 22 different tunes to make the whole trip a bit more pleasant.


Prophecy: Viking Child DOS The Pyramid: The giant mummy is one of the bosses that wait every few levels.
Prophecy: Viking Child Game Boy Moving platform.
Prophecy: Viking Child Atari ST Game over
Prophecy: Viking Child Amiga Loading screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Viking Child" -- Lynx title
  • "Prophecy 1: The Viking Child" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Atari ST Aug, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jul, 1990 85 out of 100 85
Raze Atari ST Dec, 1990 84 out of 100 84
The One Atari ST Aug, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Micro News Lynx Dec, 1991 15 out of 20 75
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Video Games Lynx Feb, 1992 67 out of 100 67
Power Play Atari ST Sep, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Play Time Lynx Jan, 1992 45 out of 100 45
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Feb, 1994 5.25 out of 6 15


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