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Prophecy: Viking Child

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Lynx
...
3.8
Game Boy
...
2.0
Atari ST
...
3.8
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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 Atari ST Progress map
Prophecy: Viking Child Amiga Brian sets off to fulfill his prophecy.
Prophecy: Viking Child Amiga Fighting the first boss.
Prophecy: Viking Child Amiga Moving through the destroyed village.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Atari ST User Atari ST Aug, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Micro News Lynx Dec, 1991 15 out of 20 75
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Power Play Atari ST Sep, 1990 67 out of 100 67
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Le Geek Lynx Jan, 2005 2.5 out of 5 50
Player One Game Boy Dec, 1993 40 out of 100 40
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Feb, 1994 5.25 out of 6 15

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