Dark Seal II

Arcade Video game published 30 years ago by Data East

Dark Seal II screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

Dark Seal II © 1992 Data East Corporation.

Five legendary heroes must fight through the evil monsters in order to eradicate the evil presence from their kingdom, in this colourful, isometric scrolling multi-player beat-em-up.

Dark Seal II is another in a long line of derivative but playable fantasy-themed beat-em-ups that came to typify the arcade scene of the early nineties.

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Game ID : MAS

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 14 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Hudson Soft HuC6280 (@ 8.055 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.58 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.627 Khz), OKI6295 (@ 15.255 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 2
=> Attack, Magic


Dark Seal II was released in May 1992 in Japan. Only 100 PCBs were manufactured.

Export releases:
[US] "Wizard Fire".

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Dark Seal II : Data East Gamadelic - PCCB-00129) on September 17, 1993.


1. Dark Seal (1990)
2. Dark Seal II (1992)


Game master : Yoshiyuki Urushibara
Project leader : Naomi Susa
Soft leader : Souichi Akiyama
Object graphic leader : Yohiyuki Ishibiki
Back graphic leader : Masanori Tokoro
Music leader : Mr. K
Soft : Haruyuki Kobayashi, Shinichi Suzuki
Character designer : Tomoki Matoba
Object designers : Kazumi Minagawa, Sonomi Kiyota, Chie Kitahara, Hitomi Fujiwara, Asami Kaneko, Yasuko Kurohiji, Hiroshi Koga
Back designers : Ryohei Harakata, Kazuhi Imoto
Music composers : Tom Sato, Mihoko Ando, Gamadelic
Hard : Shingo Mitsui, Masao

* CAST :
Knight : Greg Sullivan
Wizard : Susan Barger
Bard : Bill O'Neill
Dwarf : William Rooney
Elf : Chiwe Gordon


Game's ROM.