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Dragon Saber (Japan)


Dragon Saber - After Story of Dragon Spirit (c) 1990 Namco.


A vertically scrolling shoot'em up game.


- TECHNICAL -


Namco System 2 hardware

Game ID : DO


Main CPU : (2x) 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C140 (@ 21.39 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 8192


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


This game is known outside Japan as "Dragon Saber".


If you complete the game, the credits appear followed by a list of Namco games from Blazer (the first game released after Dragon Spirit) up to this point along with their release dates. Dragon Spirit displays the first part of the list of games.


Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Dragon Saber : Namco Game Sound Express Vol.4 - VICL-40014, 40015) on 21/03/1991.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Arranged Dragon Spirits BGM : After coin inserted, press Start with pressing A+B button.


- SERIES -


1. Dragon Spirit (1987)

2. Dragon Saber - After Story of Dragon Spirit (1990)


- STAFF -


Producers : Asinaga Bucho, Yoko Boss

Game designers : T. Negi, O!Sugi

Programmers : "All or not" Nishimaki, "Shiohigaler" Ito

Sound : Shinji Hosoe

Graphic designers : T. Isikawa, Kim 045, H. Miysima, Sigemaru, Ma.Ha.Ho. Tejima, Nakamura, Wagatuma, Yosinami, Yanagihara


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

NEC PC-Engine (1991)