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Dragon Spirit (Arcade)

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Title Screen

Dragon Spirit

Developer: Namco
Publishers: Namco (JP), Atari Games (NA)
Platform: Arcade (Namco System 1)
Released in JP: June 20, 1987
Released in US: August 1987


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Dragon Spirit is a vertical shooter game about a dragon in a quantum state of beheadedness.

Developer Credits

At address 0x1C00A in the audio CPU is a handful of credits:

Original Translation
1987 NAMCO  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
DRAGON SPIRIT SOUND DATA.
MUSIC COMPOSED & ARRANGEMENT
BY SHINJI HOSOE. (KAIHATSU 1BU)
MAIN PROGRAM:KYOTA TANAKA
GRAPHCS:AAKAWA & MATSUOKA & ISHIKAWA.
                     YOROSHIKU NE !!!
1987 NAMCO  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
DRAGON SPIRIT SOUND DATA.
MUSIC COMPOSED & ARRANGEMENT
BY SHINJI HOSOE. (DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT #1)
MAIN PROGRAM:KYOTA TANAKA
GRAPHCS:AAKAWA & MATSUOKA & ISHIKAWA.
                     HOPE YOU ENJOY OUR WORK !!!
(Translation: GlitterBerri)
(Dragon Source: Original TCRF research)

Version Differences

DragonSpiritArcAreaSelect.png
Newer versions of Dragon Spirit include an area select feature at the start of the game.