Rygar

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 4
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5.0
Lynx
68
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Sharp X68000
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Description

An evil being known as Ligar is about to conquer the land of Argool. Such is his power that no living creature dares to cross paths with him. But the legendary warrior Rygar rises from his grave to restore peace and justice. Armed with his famed weapon Diskarmor, Rygar begins to traverse the vast lands that lead to the lair of the demon, as his minions are trying in vain to stop him...

Originally released on the arcades, Rygar is a side-scrolling action game. The player controls the titular hero, advancing through stages populated by hostile creatures. Beside the Diskarmor, a weapon that looks like a shield with a chain attached to it, the hero can use a variety of other weapons, including projectiles that can be fired in four directions. Various "powers" are scattered through the levels and can be collected. The effects of these powers include increasing the fire power of the equipped weapon, adding time to the clock, temporary invisibility, extra points, etc.

Screenshots

Rygar Lynx Splash screen
Rygar Arcade Flying demons
Rygar Amstrad CPC Lost my last life. Game over.
Rygar ZX Spectrum You can jump over your enemies and onto obstacles

Alternate Titles

  • "アルゴスの戦士" -- Japanese spelling
  • "アルゴスの十字剣" -- Japanese SEGA Master System spelling
  • "Video Game Anthology Vol. 9: Argos no Senshi" -- Sharp X68000 title
  • "Legendary Warrior" -- Japanese Lynx in-game title
  • "Argos no Senshi" -- Japanese title
  • "Arcade Archives: Rygar" -- PlayStation 4 title

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Lynx Apr 10, 2013 A 100
Interface Lynx 1991 90 out of 100 90
Raze Lynx Apr, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 8 out of 10 80
ST Action Lynx Nov, 1991 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Lynx Mar, 1991 8.6 out of 12 72
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Datormagazin Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 3.3 out of 5 66
Video Games Lynx Mar, 1991 55 out of 100 55
Power Play Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 4.5 out of 10 45

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