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Dragon Spirit sequel Dragon Saber takes flight on the Arcade Archives

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The Scales of Warfare

We’re trying to the skies as soon as once more, retro gaming followers, as Hamster has launched one other sky-blasting shmup to its ever-expanding Arcade Archives vary. It’s Namco sequel Dragon Saber, now out there to obtain on PS4 and Nintendo Swap.

Launched into arcades in 1990, Dragon Saber is the follow-up to 1987’s fantasy-themed blaster Dragon Spirit, and as soon as once more sees dragon-riding heroes take to the skies to battle armies of unusual, invading creatures. As Huey and Siria, one or two gamers can leap into all-new simultaneous co-op motion, which ought to offer you a little bit of steadiness in opposition to the a whole bunch of enemies and end-of-level guardians. As well as, Dragon Saber includes a collection of new power-ups, together with a continuation of the sport’s lore, which was one thing of a novelty within the shmup style on the time.

Not like its predecessor, Dragon Saber didn’t obtain a variety of ports, solely coming residence within the type of a lone PC Engine version. Except for appearances on Namco’s earlier compilations, this Arcade Archives launch represents the primary international launch of the sequel in some years. Dragon Saber is obtainable to obtain now on PS4 and Nintendo Swap, priced at round $8.

You possibly can take a look at the button-punching motion within the video under, courtesy of YouTuber World of Longplays.

Chris Moyse

Senior Editor – Chris has been taking part in video video games because the Nineteen Eighties. Former Saturday Night time Slam Grasp. Graduated from Galaxy Excessive with honors. Twitter: @ChrisxMoyse



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