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Description

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.

Screenshots

Prophecy: Viking Child Game Boy Start Game.
Prophecy: Viking Child Amiga A wizard riding a rainbow shows up.
Prophecy: Viking Child Game Boy Moving platform.
Prophecy: Viking Child Atari ST First level: the village

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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
The One Atari ST Aug, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Video Games Lynx Feb, 1992 67 out of 100 67
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1990 67 out of 100 67
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jul, 1990 8 out of 12 67
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jun, 1991 7.6 out of 12 63
Play Time Lynx Jan, 1992 45 out of 100 45
Player One Game Boy Dec, 1993 40 out of 100 40
Video Games Game Boy Jul, 1994 26 out of 100 26

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