Super Valis IV (SNES)

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Once upon a time, there was a prince named Gallagher. He was entrusted with a magical ring that granted him great powers. But he was too weak to control the power of the ring, and became possessed by it. The mad prince was sealed into a crystal, but many years later managed to break out, planning to wreak havoc on the Dream World and conquer it. Yuko, the heroine of the three previous Valis games, is no longer a sacred Valis warrior - she has become a goddess. Lena, a young girl who wants to become a Valis warrior, must prove to Yuko she is worthy to wield the sword of Valis, that will eventually stop the evil plans of Gallagher.

Super Valis IV is a version of Valis IV. The biggest difference in this release is the omission of the two protagonists Amu and Asfal, both from the story and the gameplay. The player controls only Lena, and all references to the other two pivotal characters are removed. This version also has less stages and less cutscenes than the PCE (TurboGrafx) CD release.

There are also significant differences in the gameplay system. Lena cannot slide, but can run faster in this version. Magic bar as well as HP- and MP-increasing items have been completely removed. Lena can, however, equip special items that enhance her default Valis sword attack.

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Super Valis IV SNES Nice scenery, but thos flying creatures are annoying
Super Valis IV SNES This one means business...
Super Valis IV SNES Fighting some flies
Super Valis IV SNES The boss introduces himself politely

Alternate Titles

  • "SUPER ヴァリス 赤き月の乙女" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Super Valis: Akaki Tsuki no Otome" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

GameFan Magazine Dec, 1992 69.5 out of 100 70
Play Time May, 1993 67 out of 100 67
Total! (Germany) Sep, 1998 3 out of 6 60
The Video Game Critic Feb 17, 2005 C 50
Mega Fun Apr, 1993 44 out of 100 44
Video Games Jun, 1992 38 out of 100 38

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Cor 13 (173784) added Super Valis IV (SNES) on Apr 28, 2012