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Description

Cyborg Monsters have taken over the galaxy, reducing race after race into slavery. Being designed by man these beings have superior firepower and attack capabilities, and can only really be beaten by one of their own. St. Dragon the Cyborg Warrior chooses to fight back against this tyranny, and that is the role you take in this horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up.

Five R-Type-style levels await, with a wide variety of weapons on offer. When you lose a life (even your last life; there are continues on offer as well) you don't lose any of your power-up weaponry, but the restart points are quite far apart. The game's main unique feature is the armoured tail you have, which can be used to ward off attackers and can do considerable damage on its own if well-used.

Screenshots

Saint Dragon Arcade 2nd level start - In the caves
Saint Dragon Amstrad CPC Startup (2)
Saint Dragon Arcade Continue?
Saint Dragon Amiga Second boss

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Alternate Titles

  • "Tenseiryū Saint Dragon" -- PC Engine title
  • "St. Dragon" -- Short form of title

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Critic Reviews

Zero Amiga Nov, 1990 91 out of 100 91
ST Format Atari ST Jul, 1992 78 out of 100 78
Computer and Video Games (CVG) TurboGrafx-16 Mar, 1991 77 out of 100 77
The Atari Times Atari ST Jan 18, 2002 73 out of 100 73
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Oct, 1990 8.4 out of 12 70
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
1UP! TurboGrafx-16 Jan 25, 2008 58 out of 100 58
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1990 57 out of 100 57
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 6.8 out of 12 57
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) TurboGrafx-16 Feb, 1991 5.6 out of 12 47

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Trivia

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #5 Best Action Game in 1990
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #74 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Shoot-'em-ups
  • ST Format
    • Issue 01/1991 – #9 Best Shoot-'em-Up Game in 1990 (Atari ST)

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