(Wii Virtual Console / Virtual Console Arcade)

Rygar (Wii Virtual Console / Virtual Console Arcade)

Game Profile

The year is 19XX A.D. and the human race has been brought to its knees by the resurrected ancient Beast Lord.

The people have brought legendary warrior Rygar back to life in order to save the human race. Armed with Diskarmor, a weapon that extends, you’ll also make full use of your jumping abilities to venture through and clear all 27 stages.

Appearing at arcades in 1986 as a side-scrolling action game, RYGAR received high acclaim for its beautifully rendered graphics, including waterfalls and a setting sun. As extra features, players can collect the five Powers of Indra to obtain special bonuses or gain 1,000,000 bonus points for finding hidden items. Also, the number of lives and the level of difficulty can be altered.

Game Review

Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Marcel van Duyn

Lesser-known than its NES counterpart, but is it still worth picking up?

When you utter the name "Rygar", many people will instantly think of the NES game with the same name. In it, you played as the bare-chested warrior Rygar, making his way through both side-scrolling and overhead stages using his unique weapon,...

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User Comments (14)

Rawk_Hawk

#1

Rawk_Hawk said:

I was hoping they would release the NES version first. It was a good action/adventure game. This one I may check out, but I'm not sure yet.

evilralfwiggum

#3

evilralfwiggum said:

This makes me want to buy the Tecmo Classic Arcade collection that was released for the XBOX. Rygar, Solomon's Key, Tecmo Bowl are just 3 of the 11 that were in that collection >>; Edit: Nevermind it's not compatible on 360s.. only Xboxs.. lol.. Oh well. I'll just wait for a different collection of them to come out then..

morphballer

#4

morphballer said:

It will be interesting to see what's beyond the 3rd/4th stage as I've made little progress in this game. Are there even boss battles?

Betagam7

#7

Betagam7 said:

The review is technically incorrect on one point. Rygar (or Lygar) is not the name of the hero in this game, that's a misconception. Its actually the name of the villain. The hero is simply known as the Warrior of Argos

DrakeStaff

#8

Drake said:

That's true, but only in Japan - Everywhere else Rygar is the main character and Ligar is the villain.

cheetahman91

#11

cheetahman91 said:

This game is too cheap. Like Ninja Gaiden, it was designed to practically suck the quarters right out of your pocket.

prieto

#13

prieto said:

how can i download rygar to my pc?? please help me out !!! thanks.
i try diferents ways, but i can reach good results.

zakir

#14

zakir said:

i want .RYGAR game So PLZ help mi ...Email .zakir_talwadi070@yahoo.co.in .

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