(SNES / Super Nintendo)

The Lost Vikings (SNES / Super Nintendo)

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The lost Vikings need your help to get back home!

It's just another cool day of Nordic seafaring and pillaging when Erik the Swift, Baleog the Fierce and Olaf the Stout are suddenly sucked into an alien spaceship. And only you can help them find their way home. But each mysterious door you help them through throws them into different eras in time - and smack into new enemies!


  • 1 or 2 player action
  • Hours of arcade fun with hundreds of puzzles to solve
  • Different worlds to explore including Prehistoria, Egypt, The Great Factory, and Wacky World
  • Over 35 rip-roaring levels to enjoy
  • A jammin' musical score that'll make you want to get up and "move"
  • Control the different skills of all 3 vikings to advance to the next level
  • The three distinct Viking personalities come alive as they talk to each other in humorous captions
  • Automatic screen saver to prevent static images from burning into your television screen

Will Baleog conquer Elmo the Dinosaur in Prehistoria? Will Olaf shield himself from the berserker mummies in the Great Pyramids of Egypt? And can Erik outrun the maniacal ripsaw in the Great Factory? Hurry! Only you can get these vanished Vikes out of the grasp of their alien captors and home through the chaotic arcade action!

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User Comments (16)



Corbs said:

This is a game that should be on the Virtual Console already!



JaredJ said:

I own the Genesis version which I think has more levels. I agree with Corbie this does need to be on the Virtual Console.
Interplay is listed as the publisher but doesn't Blizzard own the rights now?



Drake said:

Blizzard has always owned the rights, and since they recently merged with Activision (Who are supporting VC) I really hope this will show up.



Pepe said:

My VC collection is incomplete without this game!!!
One of my top 5, everybody should play this game!!!



Zinjak said:

i like this one, but i think the sequel is superior actually, BUT both need to be on the VC, in truth I want practically every game blizzard did for the snes on the vc....they were all SO good. Blizzard has expressed interest in returning to their console roots with a few projects ( obviously they will never completely go back to consoles for monetary reasons, and its not like I think they should) but I think its a good idea. Lets hear it for maybe lost vikings three? or maybe even a new blackthorne game?



StarBoy91 said:

I'm considering purchasing The Lost Vikings for the SNES, it looks very good and interesting.



Rensch said:

One major VC candidate, this game kicks ass, I still have the PC and GBA version lying around in my room. And there was nice a sequel too that I still have a CD-ROM off.



Rensch said:

So many hours spent with this game back in the day. I'd love to see a Lost Vikings 3 for WiiWare/XBLA/PSN.



StarBoy91 said:

It might just be me, but Erik the Swift looks a little bit like Yosemite Sam from Looney Tunes [not profile wise, but character sprite wise]. Maybe it's his eyes and beard?
I got the SNES original and manual on the 11th of March, and so far it's great! =)

The music sounds well-composed. It's also quite catchy (I've still got the Modern Era theme stuck in my head).

This game's got such creative and well-thoughtout puzzles. It's also challenging, some. YAY, challenge!!! Also, hooray for ultra-humorous dialogue

I beat the game today (on the 30th of March)!!! Hooray for puzzling combined with action-platforming elements!!!



Slionr said:

I have it on the GBA and i looove this game^^
hope its secuel as well will come to the VC^^
is there any difference between the genesis and the SNES version of this game (besides the music and graphicks?) =)



StarBoy91 said:

@Slionr - I've only played the SNES original, so I can imagine that the MegaDrive port doesn't have the Mode 7 vortex effect inbetween each era. As JJ has stated earlier, there appear to be more stages in the MegaDrive port than there are in the SNES original. In the SNES original, you could play up to two players; in the MegaDrive port I looked up that you can play up to three players. I looked up that in the Game Boy Advance version that instead of using four-character passwords you can save during the game.
I do agree that the game is very fun.
Review this game, please? It's one of my Top 5 Favorite Video Games of All Time.



motang said:

I have never played it, but from the video it looks like an awesome game. Come on Blizzard why haven't you put it on the VC?? X-(

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