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Dragon's Lair

Average Rating: 5.54/10
Video Game Rank: 5982
3DO Rank: 29
Commodore 64 Rank: 216
Game Boy Color Rank: 59
PlayStation 3 Rank: 836
SEGA CD Rank: 34
iPhone Rank: 366
DOS Rank: 483
Macintosh Rank: 699
Nintendo DS Rank: 195
Arcade Rank: 225
ZX Spectrum Rank: 126
Windows Rank: 1956
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Primary Name
Dragon's Lair
Alternate Names
Dragon's Lair CD-ROM
Dragon's Lair HD
Dragons Lair
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Theme
Series
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Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
1
Release Date
1983-06-00
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Dragon's Lair
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Blu-Ray Player edition
Rel Date: 2016-00-00
Publisher: Don Bluth Films
Optical Media Player
Developer: Don Bluth Films
Media: Blu-Ray
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: E
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PSN Playstation 3 Downloadable edition
Rel Date: 2011-11-22
Publisher: Cinematronics, LLC
PlayStation 3
Developer: ReadySoft
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: E10+
English
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iPhone edition
Rel Date: 2009-12-02
Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
iPhone
Developer: Digital Leisure, Inc.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: E
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eShop DS Downloadable edition
Rel Date: 2009-12-01
Publisher: Digital Leisure, Inc.
Nintendo DS
Developer: Code Mystics
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: E
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North American Windows edition
Rel Date: 2006-00-00
Publisher: Digital Leisure, Inc.
Windows
Developer: Digital Leisure, Inc.
Media: DVD
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: E
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North American Game Boy Color edition
Rel Date: 2001-01-15
Publisher: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Game Boy Color
Developer: Digital Eclipse Software
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: E
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North American 3DO edition
Rel Date: 1994-06-24
Publisher: ReadySoft
3DO
Developer: ReadySoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: K-A
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Dragon's Lair CD-ROM
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North American DOS edition
Rel Date: 1993-00-00
Publisher: ReadySoft
DOS
Developer: ReadySoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American Sega CD edition
Rel Date: 1993-00-00
Publisher: ReadySoft
SEGA CD
Developer: ReadySoft
Media: CD-ROM
Region: North America
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American Macintosh edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: ReadySoft
Macintosh
Developer: Sullivan Bluth Interactive Media, Inc.
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Description Edit | History

Dragon's Lair is a laserdisc video game published by Cinematronics in 1983. It featured animation created by former Disney animator Don Bluth. Most other games of the era represented the character as a sprite, which consisted of a series of bitmaps displayed in succession. However, due to hardware limitations of the era, artists were greatly restricted in the detail they could achieve using that technique; the resolution, framerate and number of frames were severely constrained. Dragon's Lair overcame those limitations by tapping into the vast storage potential of the laserdisc, but imposed other limitations on the actual gameplay.

The game's enormous contrast with other arcade games of the time created a sensation when it appeared, and was played so heavily that many machines often broke due to the strain of overuse. It was also arguably the most successful game on this medium and is aggressively sought after by collectors.

Source: Wikipedia, "Dragon's Lair", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Dragon's Lair also exists in a HD version for Itouch, Iphone, and Ipad.

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Video Game Rank: 5982
3DO Rank: 29
Commodore 64 Rank: 216
Game Boy Color Rank: 59
PlayStation 3 Rank: 836
SEGA CD Rank: 34
iPhone Rank: 366
DOS Rank: 483
Macintosh Rank: 699
Nintendo DS Rank: 195
Arcade Rank: 225
ZX Spectrum Rank: 126
Windows Rank: 1956
Num Ratings: 45
Average Rating: 5.54
Standard Deviation: 2.56
Num Views: 1603
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.5
Fans: 2
Personal Comments: 19
Users Owning: 58
Users Wanting: 1
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
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