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Saint Dragon

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
...
...
Commodore 64
71
...
Amiga
75
3.2
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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 TurboGrafx-16 Title screen
Saint Dragon Amiga A cat leaps into the air
Saint Dragon Atari ST The opening sequence
Saint Dragon Atari ST Some very large (and dangerous) spacecraft

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
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Nov, 1990 820 out of 1000 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Nov, 1990 80 out of 100 80
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
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Oct, 1990 8.2 out of 12 68
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
Power Play Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 62 out of 100 62
1UP! TurboGrafx-16 Jan 25, 2008 58 out of 100 58
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 6.8 out of 12 57

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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)

Contributed to by Kabushi (132976), Martin Smith (63067), Pseudo_Intellectual (44998) and Игги Друге (44687)