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Dragon Spirit
Publisher:
PC Engine
Namco
TurboGrafx-16
NEC
Developer:
System(s): PC Engine, TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console (Wii)
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up






























Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
PC Engine
JP
¥5,500 NC63003



TurboGrafx-16
US
$? TGX020016



Virtual Console JP 600 points ?
Virtual Console US 600 points ?
Virtual Console EU 600 points ?
Virtual Console AU 600 points ?




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Dragon Spirit (ドラゴンスピリット) is a vertical scrolling shoot-'em-up originally released by Namco for Namco System 1 arcade hardware in 1987. A year later the company brought it to the PC Engine in Japan, and in 1989 it was released for the TurboGrafx-16 in North America.

Production credits

---- Staff ----
  • Character Design: Macchan, Arakawa Da!
  • Music Composer: Megaten Hosoe, Astron Ishii, Kawagen, Thunder Noguchi
  • Main programmer: Otenba Kid
  • Guest Programmer: Hal/Uda
  • Sound Programmer: Toshi Kobasan
  • Producer: Greatist Asayan
  • Special thanks to: Kyonta?, Kazuchan, Yohkun
Omake!
  • <<< 1984 >>>: Glaxian, Pac-Man, Xevious, Mappy
  • <<< 1985 >>>: Galaga, Digdug, The Tower Of Druaga, Warpman, Battle City, Pac-Land, Burger Time, Star Luster
  • <<< 1986 >>>: Digdug2, Tag Team Prowrestling, Super Chinese, Babel, Valkyrie, Skykid, Super Xevious, Mappy-Land, Family Stadium, Metrocross
  • <<< 1987 >>>: Dragon Buster, Family Jockey, Sanma No Meitantei, Dragonslayer4, Family Boxing, Family Mahjong, Digital Devil Story, Side Pocket, Lupin The 3Rd, Devious, Karnov, Family Stadium'87, Family Tennis, Star Wars
  • <<< 1988 >>>: Family Circuit, Yokai Douchuki, Dokuganryu Masamune, World Stadium, Namco Classic, Yokai Douchuki, Galaga'88, The Quest Of Ki, Sangokushi, World Court, And Dragon Spirit
The End
Source: In-game credits (JP)


Magazine articles

Main article: Dragon Spirit/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

PC Engine version

NEC Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
92 №1, p54[2]
88 №8.09, p11[3]
94 №90, p108-109[4]
PC Engine
91
Based on
3 reviews

PC Engine, JP
DragonSpirit PCE JP Boxback.jpgDragonSpirit PCE JP Boxspine.jpgDragonSpirit PCE JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
DragonSpirit PCE JP Cardback.jpgDragonSpirit PCE JP Card.jpg
Card
DragonSpirit PCE HuCard JP Manual.pdf
Manual

TurboGrafx-16 version

TurboGrafx-16, US
DragonSpirit TG16 US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngDragonSpirit TG16 US Box Front.jpg
Cover
DragonSpirit TG16 US Card Back.jpgDragonSpirit TG16 US Card.jpg
Card
DragonSpirit TG16 US Box Front JewelCase.jpg
Jewel Case

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
PC Engine
CRC32 01A76935
MD5 0A459D74F0545F4538705276422BE34E
SHA-1 09B037FDE801B71D1FF343C40FF5A58372B9A514
262,144 Card (JP)
PC Engine
CRC32 086F148C
MD5 1FE13078C7ABA4EF0777D5A470D56986
SHA-1 3BDD082360335232715633B469DA71AB2597279D
262,144 Card (US)

External links

  • Dragon Spirit on Nintendo eShop: UK

References

  1. File:ComputerEntertainer US Vol.8 09.pdf, page 14
  2. File:CompleteGuideToConsoles UK 01.pdf, page 54
  3. File:ComputerEntertainer US Vol.8 09.pdf, page 11
  4. File:CVG UK 090.pdf, page 108