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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 ZX Spectrum The multiload system
Saint Dragon Amstrad CPC Get the gold object for an extra life
Saint Dragon Atari ST Title screen
Saint Dragon Amstrad CPC Boss Phase 1

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Nov, 1990 92 out of 100 92
Zero Amiga Nov, 1990 91 out of 100 91
64'er Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 9 out of 10 90
The One Amiga Oct, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Nov, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Commodore Format Commodore 64 May, 1992 74 out of 100 74
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 62 out of 100 62
Power Play TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1991 59 out of 100 59
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) TurboGrafx-16 Feb, 1991 5.6 out of 12 47

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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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