Dragon Buster © 1987 Namco, Limited.
Dragon Buster is a fantasy action game by Namco based on the arcade game of the same game released in 1984. The courageous prince Clovis, protagonist of the game, is on a perilous journey to rescue his beloved princess Celia held captive by a fearsome dragon. He must travel through twelve regions, visit the darkest places and defeat all the dragon beasts that frighten the country. Various routes lead to their castle-lairs and it is up to the player to wisely choose which path to take. There are five different level types - Cave, Graveyard, Mountain, Tower and Ruins. Each level comes with its own layout and is divided into rooms defended by vicious guardians - wizards throw fireballs or daggers whereas small dragons simply try to burn him alive. Our hero's primary weapon is a sword but special items, such as magic spells, can be collected along the way and greatly help him in his quest. He also has the ability to double-jump and this technique allows him to reach otherwise unreachable places. Once a region is cleaned from its dragon, Clovis carries on his journey onto another part of the kingdom defended by tougher enemies and even deadlier dragons.
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