Solomon's Key

Solomon's Key

2006

System
NES
Publisher
Tecmo
Developer
Tecmo

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 1

Our Review: 7/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Puzzle
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 19th Nov 2006, 500 points (USA)
  • 15th Dec 2006, 500 points (UK/EU)
  • 2nd Dec 2006, 500 points (JPN)

3DS eShop

  • 5th Dec 2012, ¥500 (JPN)
  • 22nd Aug 2013, £3.59/€3.99 (UK/EU)
  • 19th Sep 2013, $4.99 (USA)

Wii U eShop

  • 1st May 2013, ¥500 (JPN)
  • 9th May 2013, £3.49 (UK/EU)
  • 9th May 2013, $4.99 (USA)
Controller Support
All

Screenshots (4)

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Reviews

  • 26

    3DS eShop / NES

    Review Solomon's Key

    You'll need the wisdom of Solomon for this one

    In Solomon's Key – an action / puzzler from Tecmo – you take command of a wizard named Dana as he searches for a magical formula that's said to banish all evil from the world. It began life in arcades back in 1986, finding its way to NES a year later, and now it's resurfaced on the 3DS Virtual...

  • 22

    Wii U eShop / NES

    Review Solomon's Key

    One door closes, another one opens

    In Solomon’s Key – an action / puzzler from Tecmo – you take command of a wizard named Dana as he searches for a magical formula that’s said to banish all evil from the world. The game began life in arcades back in 1986, finding its way to NES a year later, and now it’s resurfaced on Wii U Virtual...

  • 8

    Wii Virtual Console / NES

    Review Solomon's Key

    I've got the key, I've got the secret!

    Solomon’s Key started life as a little known arcade game, but the NES version is probably more well known and remains a faithful rendition of the original. Playing as a little wizard by the name of Dana, you are tasked with escaping from a series of dungeons, using a handy magic wand that can create or...

About The Game

To save his world from rampaging demons, Dana goes on a dangerous quest to find Solomon's Key and seal the monsters away. An audacious mix between an action game and a giant puzzle, Solomon's Key is one of the toughest challenges on the NES, but also one of its most endearing adventures.

The player is required to combine logic and cunning reflexes to unravel all the mysteries of each room. Several secrets ought to be unlocked by the brightest minds, and only a few have been deemed worthy of seeing all the different endings. Will you be clever enough?