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“Dragon Spirit sequel Dragon Saber takes flight on the Arcade Archives”
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We’re seeking 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 obtainable to obtain on PS4 and Nintendo Change.
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 bounce into all-new simultaneous co-op motion, which ought to provide you with a little bit of stability towards the a whole bunch of enemies and end-of-level guardians. As well as, Dragon Saber incorporates 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 house within the type of a lone PC Engine version. Apart from appearances on Namco’s earlier compilations, this Arcade Archives launch represents the primary international launch of the sequel in some years. Dragon Saber is on the market to obtain now on PS4 and Nintendo Change, priced at round $8.
You’ll be able to try the button-punching motion within the video beneath, courtesy of YouTuber World of Longplays.