Dragon's Lair, one of the most beloved arcade games of all time can now be enjoyed from the comfort of your home. This fully arcade authentic version includes all of the original scenes you've come to enjoy, and even an all-new global high scores list so you can show how well you wield Dirk's sword. Other bonuses include a full watch feature to sit back and enjoy Don Bluth's stunning animation. You play the heroic Dirk the Daring, a valiant knight on a quest to rescue the fair princess from the clutches of an evil dragon! Control the actions of the daring adventurer, finding your way through the castle of a dark wizard, who has enchanted it with treacherous monsters and obstacles. In the mysterious caverns below the castle, your odyssey continues against the awesome forces that oppose your efforts to reach the dragon’s lair. Dragon’s Lair is a fully animated classic arcade game from legendary animator Don Bluth. You’ll make your way through the castle and caverns below and wield your sword against some strange creatures. Beware of your foes, as they are numerous! Lead on adventurer. Your quest awaits!More
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Great arcade perfect port, with "tone"!
This is the best port of Dragons Lair I have played, it even has the "tone" sound effect when you make the correct move. All the others I've played did not.More
Price seems a little high, but the game actually looks pretty fun, so I would pay it. However, I'm on a computer and BOY AM I GLAD I DID TRIAL FIRST. There doesn't appear to be any keyboard support, even when switched to "keyboard mode" in options! Reactions are too quick to move the mouse across the screen between move and attack! There is also no indicator as to WHAT buttons are used in "keyboard mode." Wish I could rate higher, and I would if I could play it.More
Don't buy, no keyboard or gamepad support
I cannot fathom releasing this game with only mouse support. It's a QTE (Quick Time Event) based game, where you want quick reactions. Having no gamepad or keyboard support makes it unplayable.More
Great port with lots of options
I love this game and it's a great port. Dragon's Lair has always been my all time favorite since 1983. Tip: change more options by accessing the charm for 'settings' by swiping on the right hand side. For Digital Leisure: please port dragon's lair 2! I'll totally buy that one, too.More
interesting, but lacks keyboard support
from what I could see it has fluid animation and is just as interesting as the original game, but with all the controls on the screen instead of the keyboard, it just isn't worth purchasing unless you have touchscreen support. Perhaps if they allow for keyboard controls or even use of an actual controller, then I might consider purchasing it to see if it deserves to be rated higher.More
Fantastic update to a classic game
Not only is this an absolutely perfect port of the classic Dragon's Lair game, it's made even better by its HD remastering. Dragon's Lair has never looked better or been more fun! The game features three different control options -- touch (both left-handed and right-handed), controller, and keyboard -- home and arcade scene orders and both easy and hard difficulty levels. For a real challenge (and a fair bit of nostalgia), you can also play the game without on-screen hints. Be sure to check additional game options from the Windows 8 charms menu (Win+C, Settings, Game Options) to access the move guide, move beep, and control scheme options. If you choose keyboard controls from the games options on the charms menu, the controls are: spacebar = sword, arrow keys = movement. At $9.99, the price is a bit high, but I'm thoroughly happy with my purchase. More of these please! I'd love to see Dragon's Lair 2 and Space Ace as well.More
This is awesome... but...
It doesn't seem as though the controls are mapped to the keyboard at all? I am playing on my desktop at home, and have no touchscreen, so moving the mouse back and forth to hit the attack and move controls on screen is problematic. Still - I loved this game as a kid and am very happy to see it here!!!More
At first I could not play it.so I putit on my I pad and that still did not work I will hit the right move knowing that it was the right move and it would not respond to my hits??????? but I loved the arcade game I'mstill learning.More
The achievement board is not working and neither is the leader board. The game play is just like the arcade and the high def is amazing! Very cool!!!More
BEST GAME EVER !!!
I love this game. The best version of all the versions ever released. Very smooth and easy to play. Uses the Microsoft 360 controller. If you mess up and get killed it vibrates, You can make it hard if you want and it also has touch screen control that works very well. Buy the full version it has lots of extras and achievement. Picture is awesome on the MS surface and if you hook it to your TV. Sound is great! I hope they release Space Ace next!More
- Xbox Live Functionality
- Global Leaderboard
- Multiple inputs including gesture based
Action & adventureMore
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- Age rating
For ages 10 and upMore
- Supported processors
x64, arm, x86More
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English (United States)Deutsch (Deutschland)Español (España, Alfabetización Internacional)Français (France)Italiano (Italia)日本語 (日本)
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Dragon's Lair, one of the most beloved arcade games of all time can now be enjoyed from the comfort of your home.