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Description

Panzer Dragoon is set in a distant oppressive future. The Dark Dragon needs to be destroyed, and you, Keil Fluge, are aboard a dragon and armed with a powerful weapon to do so.

In this shooter, you ride an armored dragon on a predefined path with 360º of freedom (you can rotate and zoom in and out). This path takes you through an aquatic setting, through a tunnel and over a forest, and into combat with giant worms, wasps and flies. Each level ends with a boss. In a idea influenced by the film Blade Runner, cutscenes use a fusion language combining elements of German, Latin and Japanese.

Screenshots

Panzer Dragoon Windows Flying through the tunnels.
Panzer Dragoon Windows A close up of our hero...
Panzer Dragoon SEGA Saturn Level 2 Tunnel
Panzer Dragoon Windows And his dragon.

Promo Images

Panzer Dragoon Other

Alternate Titles

  • "パンツァードラグーン" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

IGN SEGA Saturn Aug 08, 2008 9 out of 10 90
All Game Guide SEGA Saturn 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Defunct Games SEGA Saturn Nov 14, 2004 88 out of 100 88
PC Action Windows Mar, 1996 88 out of 100 88
Game Players SEGA Saturn Aug, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Mean Machines SEGA Saturn Oct, 1995 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Mar 20, 2003 B+ 83
CD Player SEGA Saturn 1996 8 out of 10 80
Video Games SEGA Saturn Jul, 1995 80 out of 100 80
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jan, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

Anime

As with many successful video game series, an animé OAV adaptation was released in 1996 based on the universe and characters of Panzer Dragoon.

Artistic influence

One of the game's major artistic influences was the French comic book series Arzach by Moebius. He even contributed in the creative process with original artwork.

Awards

  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • July 1995 (Issue 72) - Game of the Month
  • Game Players
    • 1995 Holiday Edition (Vol. 8, No. 13) - Best Intro Sequence of the Year award (shared with Criticom).
Information also contributed by Big John WV and Mark Ennis.

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