Prophecy: Viking Child

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Atari ST
76
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DOS
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Amiga
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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 Amiga The map shows your progress.
Prophecy: Viking Child Amiga Brian sets off to fulfill his prophecy.
Prophecy: Viking Child Amiga Fighting the first boss.
Prophecy: Viking Child Amiga You can't save the game, but you will get codes you can use to start at later levels.

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
Raze Amiga Dec, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Raze Atari ST Dec, 1990 84 out of 100 84
The One Atari ST Aug, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1990 73 out of 100 73
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Aug, 1990 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jul, 1990 8 out of 12 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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