(VC Arcade / Virtual Console Arcade)

Solomon's Key (VC Arcade / Virtual Console Arcade)

Game Profile

Solomon’s Key is an action/puzzle game that lets you control the wizard Dana, delving into a labyrinth to seek out a magical tome called Solomon’s Key, an item that will help in your quest to drive away evil spirits let loose in the world.

The goal of the game is to use the buttons to create and destroy blocks, and use various techniques to find keys to pass through doors. The game has appeared on a variety of platforms, but the arcade version focuses strongly on the action elements of the game, making it more challenging, and allowing players of all skill levels, from beginners to masters, to enjoy it. Settings like the number of lives and difficulty level can be adjusted.

Game Review

Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Marcel van Duyn

A near-identical version of a game already available on the Virtual Console

Way back when the Wii came out in late 2006, one of the initial games available on Virtual Console was the NES version of Solomon's Key. Now that arcade games have been added to the service's catalogue, Tecmo has chosen to release the original arcade...

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User Comments (7)

Ratengo

#2

Ratengo said:

Is the Arcade version superior to the NES version? What notable differences then...?

evilralfwiggum

#4

evilralfwiggum said:

800 points? :/ I downloaded the NES version last year, guess I'll just be sticking with that one.

KnucklesSonic8

#5

KnucklesSonic8 said:

Nope, it's 500. I, too, would like to know the differences cause it may affect my decision to purchase this after I got the NES version earlier in the year. This game is great, don't let the premise fool you.

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