Dragon Saber

Dragon Saber
Dragon Saber
Dragon Saber flyer.png
Developer(s) Namco
Publisher(s) Namco
Designer(s) T. Negi, O. Sugi
Platform(s) Arcade, PC Engine
Release date(s) 1990
Virtual Console
  • JP September 15, 2009
Genre(s) Vertical scrolling shooter
Mode(s) 2 players can play simultaneously
Cabinet Upright, cabaret, and cocktail
Arcade system Namco System 2
Display Vertical orientation, Raster

Dragon Saber(ドラゴンセイバー) is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game that was released by Namco in 1990. It is the sequel to Dragon Spirit, released three years earlier.


The human beings have repeated their own foolish history, because of their own desires. And everything around then has amounted to come to nothing. Advanced alchemy has caused environmental disruption. The world has been filled with evil creatures. And the human beings have threatened with extinction. Meanwhile, the sun god, Amaterasu appeared from the sky to human, and told. "The brave young man Huey and Siria. I grant you this sacred saber." "Show your good spirit!"


In-game screenshot.

As in the original Dragon Spirit, the player controls a dragon who shoots at air-based enemies and bombs ground-based enemies, except this time two players can play simultaneously - player one controls Huey (the blue dragon) while player two controls Siria (the red dragon).


There were two arcade ports of this game in Japan. One was released on the Namco Museum Encore for PlayStation in 1997 while the other is the Virtual Console Arcade release in 2009.