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Shadow of the Beast

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Amiga version

Title screen
Second title screen
Loading screen
Jump kick
Bloody thorn
Eyes everywhere...
You be dead
There are some weapons in the game, but you will mainly use your fists.
After entering a hollow tree, you reach some underground caves.
Surrounded by monsters on a bridge.
Kicking an insect. You need very good timing and reflexes in this game.
Incoming flying skulls!
Giant snakes are emerging from the ground and ceiling.
You have only one single life in this difficult game. Fortunately, you can replenish your health with magic potions.
You meet new types of enemies all the time.
Hands trying to grab me.
Entering the castle.
In the castle, you'll meet some disturbing creatures.
The enemy is using a flying vehicle. It will drop some kind of electric bomb.
This worm shouldn't be on the dinner table, so I remove it in a violent way.
The spiders are climbing up and down. You have to run past them at the right moment.
Ah! I've found a gun. It's needed to kill the hydra.
Fighting the hydra. The red boil is its weak spot.
Flying with a jet-pack on my back.
Watch out for spikes coming out of the ground and ceiling.
Another boss-monster. You have to destroy both its jaws to kill it.

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Amstrad CPC version

Title screen
Beginning story
Starting out
A well entrance
The well story
In the well
Fighting an enemy
Here is a pile of stones I can break
Bouncy-bouncy
Outside the castle
The castle story
Inside the castle after you grab the light on the outside

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Atari ST version

Title screen
Introduction
Starting location
He punches!
He jumps!
He gets attacked by strange monsters!
He gets molested by inclement weather!
He passes curious landscape formations!
Do I dare go down the well?
I dare!
Now this tree beckons me.
Down we go!
And down and down...
and dead!

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Commodore 64 version

Title screen
Starting the game
A well entrance
Some story after I enter the well
Climbing down the well
If I break this stone pile...
...I get a +2 strength potion
A statue I can break to move on
Somebody is throwing rocks
An enemy
Outside the castle
I need a light in this dark castle
I found a light!
Now I can see in the castle
I'm not sure what this is but it doesn't look friendly

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FM Towns version

Title screen
A new exclusive diet! Before...
...and after
Loading animation
Fighting pesky bugs
Gruesome death
Death animation
Are we there yet?..

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Genesis version

Title screen
Starting the game
Cut scene
Underground cavern
Fighting a gargoyle
Climbing down a well
Walking through a forest
Hit those pillars to replenish your health
Red dragons throw little exploding dragons at me
Title screen (Japanese version)
The Japanese version includes a sound test and the ability to choose between 6, 12 or 18 hit points
Graphics are slightly tweaked in this version (Japanese version)
Punching an enemy
To obtain the powerup to defeat the first boss, you must break that orb (Japanese version)
The first boss (Japanese Version)

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Lynx version

Splash screen
Title screen
You are supposed to jump into the well
The well grows...
...and grows, thanks to the Lynx's scaling abilities
Going down the well
Unfortunately, the door seems to be locked
What a hideous creature!
You find this odd-looking sphere
Use it to block the path of these deadly balls
Game over

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SEGA Master System version

Title screen
Thy fate awaits
The Beast kills a beast
A bleak landscape indeed
Hitting on of these reveals a bonus
The inventory
Giant claws shoot out of the ground
The nasty turns you into a skeleton

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TurboGrafx CD version

Original Amiga version by Reflections
Title screen
Roger Dean was here [512x224]
Aarbron goes to sleep
A Nazgu... err, a Beast Servant on the prowl
Oh you'll pay for this, Maletoth!
Game start
The Eerie Forest
Bloody thorn
Winners don't use drugs
Guess what?
Let's try the backstage...
The Cavern
A friendly gargoyle
You can make it
Come on, it's dead already
Oops, sorry for the blast
Ok guys... I'm outta here!
The Beast's Stronghold
Might come in handy...
... like, just right now!
A not so friendly hydra
Careful with the jetpack
Underwater
The perfect oyster farm
Don't be too shellfish
The Plains
Almost there...
What? No giant club!? Damn you and your giant snots, Beast Lord!
You be dead (and more than once, I tell ya)

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ZX Spectrum version

Title screen
The story (scrolls across the screen)
Starting out
A well entrance
Fighting an enemy