A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
If you can get past the clichéd "damsel in distress" theme, it's all good.
Violence & Scariness
Tame, but you can slash monsters with your sword and see humorous "death" animations.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that while the game involves plenty of sword-swinging, you kill only fictional creatures and there is no blood or gory details. If you choose the wrong way for Dirk the Daring to move, he will come to an untimely death, which is shown in a humorous manner, including getting squeezed by a giant hand or falling dramatically into a lava pit.
Is It Any Good?
According to game publisher Digital Leisure, this Blu-ray version has undergone a frame-by-frame digital restoration to remove dirt, scratches and cel deterioration from the original footage. The game looks vibrant and clear, especially compared with past versions. You can even play the game with picture-in-picture commentary with the game makers. The game was also remixed in 5.1 surround sound.
Dragon's Lair on Blu-ray Disc is without question the finest reproduction of this beloved adventure, but it's a pricey pick at $50, not to mention the game can be completed in less than half an hour if you know all the moves. But nostalgic gamers who own a Blu-ray player should enjoy this disc and its supplemental material -- if you haven't already purchased any of the other home-based versions.
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