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Virtual Hydlide (SEGA Saturn)

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Description

Virtual Hydlide is a 3D remake of the original Hydlide for the NES. You must defeat the evil demon Varalys, who turned a beautiful princess into three fairies. Before you confront the ultimate fiend, you must find the three fairies and restore the princess to her normal self by collecting three jewels.

You roam the 3D world of Hydlide, fighting monsters in real time, finding weapons and armor, descending into dungeons, hunting for treasure, and collecting points after defeating your foes, which you can then exchange for items. RPG elements are very slight, as you level up only after completing a portion of the game. You can also generate random maps by yourself and let the hero perform the same quest in your own world.

Screenshots

Virtual Hydlide SEGA Saturn Intro. Princess vainly attempts to escape the demon.
Virtual Hydlide SEGA Saturn The main menu.
Virtual Hydlide SEGA Saturn Carnivorous trees, like this one are pretty nasty, as they deal lots and lots of damage if they get close.
Virtual Hydlide SEGA Saturn Mmm! MagicSword?!

Alternate Titles

  • "ヴァーチャル ハイドライド" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Oh Virtual Hydlide, how I wanted to love you. AkibaTechno (228) 2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Players Oct, 1995 71 out of 100 71
GamePro (US) Dec, 1995 3.5 out of 5 70
GameCola.net Jun, 2005 4.4 out of 10 44
Super Power (Sweden) Nov, 1995 36 out of 100 36
CD Player 1996 3 out of 10 30
Legendra Mar 02, 2008 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Cor 13 (172996) added Virtual Hydlide (SEGA Saturn) on Jun 01, 2004