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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.


Saint Dragon Amiga Ships coming out of tubes
Saint Dragon Amiga Third boss (down to skeleton)
Saint Dragon Amiga Fifth boss
Saint Dragon Amiga A mech

Promo Images

Saint Dragon Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "天聖龍 Saint Dragon" -- Japanese spelling
  • "アーケードアーカイブス 天聖龍" -- Japanese Nintendo Switch / PS4 spelling
  • "Tenseiryū Saint Dragon" -- PC Engine title
  • "St. Dragon" -- Short form of title
  • "Arcade Archives: Tenseiryū" -- Japanese Nintendo Switch / PS4 title
  • "Arcade Archives: Saint Dragon" -- Nintendo Switch / PS4 title

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Your Amiga Nov, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Joker Nov, 1990 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Format Nov, 1990 82 out of 100 82
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Nov, 1990 820 out of 1000 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Amiga User International Jan, 1991 71 out of 100 71
Amiga Action Nov, 1990 70 out of 100 70
Amiga Power May, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
Retro Archives May 10, 2019 12 out of 20 60
Zzap! Apr, 1991 59 out of 100 59


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  • 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)

Martin Smith (75059) added Saint Dragon (Amiga) on Jul 29, 2004
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