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Earlier this week, Dean Takahashi of The Mercury News asked in his blog, "Can anyone figure out what's going on here?" The question was brought about by the recent Blu-ray release of the arcade's animated reflex-a-thon, Dragon's Lair, as well as the unfortunate observation that it didn't seem to wor...

April 11th 2007 at 5:46pm 0 Comments
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Nostalgia can warp a mind in strange and terrible ways. Indeed, the fond memories swimming about in your brain may have lead you to believe that Dragon's Lair was, back in the day, a rather swell game. And look at that -- you've even been coerced into thinking it was a game. You've got a nasty surp...

March 26th 2007 at 6:50pm 0 Comments
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Anyone around the early laserdisc scene has to remember Dragon's Lair. The game shipped with the Pioneer LD-V1000 and became an instant classic. The game wasn't as immersive as many people wanted and only offered the player a few options on how to control Dirk the Daring but even still, it was the f...

June 14th 2006 at 10:39am 0 Comments
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Remember Dragon's Lair? The game -- released on laserdisc in 1983 -- was notable for the quality of the on-screen visuals. Instead of blocky pixels, Dragon's Lair featured lushly drawn environments that blew away every other arcade title of the era. Just one little problem: the game's technology re...

April 17th 2006 at 8:56pm 0 Comments
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Yet another iteration of the classic arcade game, Dragons Lair, is about to hit the shelves. The new version promises the following: -Relive the arcade experience with this All-New Adventure. -New, State-of-the-Art graphics with Toon Shading technology. -All the excitement of the original, with...

November 8th 2004 at 2:26pm 0 Comments