Dragon’s Lair, Arcade

Dragon’s Lair is one of those old arcade games that has developed a legendary status, even though there isn’t actually much of a game there. And what there is is incredibly difficult.

Dragon’s Lair is an on-rails reaction game – an interactive movie, basically, played to the amazing audio and visuals of an animated film – specifically: Don Bluth‘s animation of Dirk The Daring on a quest to rescue Princess Daphne from the clutches of a dragon and his evil forces.

Amazingly, the game has been re-mastered in high definition, and here are a few grabs from that newer HD version.

More: Dragon’s Lair on Wikipedia
Steam: Dragon’s Lair on Steam
GOG.com: Dragon’s Lair on GOG.com

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