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  • Summary: A new, remade version of the Panzer Dragoon game true to the original, with improved graphics and controls, that suit modern gaming standards!

    On a far, lone planet, you encounter two dragons awakened from the ancient times. Armed with a deadly gun from the past, and the guidance of your
    A new, remade version of the Panzer Dragoon game true to the original, with improved graphics and controls, that suit modern gaming standards!

    On a far, lone planet, you encounter two dragons awakened from the ancient times. Armed with a deadly gun from the past, and the guidance of your armored blue dragon, you must fulfill your destiny and keep the Prototype Dragon from reaching the Tower or die trying.

    Features:

    * Pilot through seven unbelievably realistic levels ranging from tropical blue ocean cities to intricate subterranean ruins.
    * Fight the Prototype Dragon who appears together with evil giant dragonflies, frightening man-sized wasps, giant sandworms, and lethal flying battleships.
    * Attack approaching from all sides enemies quickly and without mercy, with improved 360-degree controls and lock-on targeting.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 24
  2. Negative: 0 out of 24
  1. Mar 30, 2020
    80
    Overall, this is a very faithful remake of a classic and beloved shoot-em-up with a fascinating world setting, now brought to life in a new and visually vibrant way. There is a definite learning curve here though, even for such a simple and direct control setup, but it’s worth sticking with and becoming The Divine Visitor the world needs.
  2. Apr 2, 2020
    70
    Panzer Dragoon: Remake is a solid take on the classic Sega Saturn shooter. Hardcore fans may find that certain aspects changed for the worse while newcomers may be perplexed by its barebones approach yet it's hard not to enjoy your time with this on-rails remake.
  3. Apr 10, 2020
    70
    The Panzer Dragoon Remake marks a welcome return for one of Sega’s most enigmatic series. Although this first game is slightly hamstrung by its own position in history, it implies that the return of Panzer Dragoon is in very good hands.
  4. Mar 27, 2020
    60
    Releasing the original Panzer Dragoon as a standalone remake is a bold move to begin with.
  5. Apr 16, 2020
    60
    Panzer Dragoon: Remake is a flawed remaster of a cult classic that adds little worthwhile, but still retains what made the original enjoyable.
  6. Apr 5, 2020
    60
    Panzer Dragoon: Remake is a good game that nostalgic fans will like. However, some issues such as its poor controls or the lack of innovation make the title not shine as it should on Nintendo Switch.
  7. Apr 2, 2020
    55
    Quotation forthcoming.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 38 out of 48
  2. Negative: 5 out of 48
  1. Mar 27, 2020
    10
    Visually phenomenal game. Nice return to the old times. Even my children want to play :)
  2. Mar 27, 2020
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. As a fan of the entire Panzer Series, this remake was breathtaking in every regard. All the visuals, the design changes, the gameplay, everything about it was buttery smooth and exactly what I would have wanted in a remake of this classic.
    You can really feel the love and care the people working on the game had while putting it together, and it shines through every moment of playing.
    This is a must buy for classic Sega fans, and when the Sequel Remake comes out, I’m sure that will be too. 10/10, no other option
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  3. Mar 30, 2020
    10
    Why only on Switch Sega? Tell me why! so sad i dont understand why new Sega Ages its only for Switch.
  4. Mar 26, 2020
    10
    Great remake! New comers to the series will enjoy this as much as the fans of the series.
  5. Mar 5, 2022
    9
    "Despite offering little replay incentive for this short game, Panzer Dragoon Remake achieves what it set out to do perfectly: remake a"Despite offering little replay incentive for this short game, Panzer Dragoon Remake achieves what it set out to do perfectly: remake a classic game for modern consoles. It may have had a rocky start on launch with some issues that were later fixed, but the game still holds up as an incredibly fun experience. I can only hope that they go all out with their remake of Panzer Dragoon Zwei. If you’re a fan of on rails shooters, this game is a must-buy – although you may want to wait for a price drop first."

    https://theeliteinstitute.net/2021/09/06/panzer-dragoon-remake/
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  6. Dec 10, 2020
    8
    This is the first time I play a Panzer Dragoon, so I was no familiar with the series.
    After the latest update, the games as improved a lot.
    This is the first time I play a Panzer Dragoon, so I was no familiar with the series.
    After the latest update, the games as improved a lot. The gameplay i's pretty fun and the music is good. Graphics wise runs smoothly but some backgrounds are not the sharpest. This is a short game, where you can get the most value by playing with the hard mode and the Stage 0 (endless mode)
    This a good remake, it remind me of the old Arcade games, where you have to "earn" the continues.
    My only complain are the gyro controls, they are mapped very linear with the movement instead of being more fluid and accelerate when moving the controller faster, it;'s not like a Splatoon 2 experience.
    This is a shame because it's really hard to use the "modern" mode of controllers with a bad gyro experience, "Classic" mode of the controllers is quite good, so It's the default way to play, but I feel this is a missing opportunity, I would like to move the dragon to avoid damage with the sticks and use the gyro for aiming.
    I got my version from Limited Run games, the physical release comes with a nice manual with comments of the original game and nice art box with a cover that has art on both sides.
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  7. Mar 30, 2020
    2
    Supidly Terrible, graphics are mediocre, even ugly at times, color is really odd, Sound is generic and lacks the personality of the original.Supidly Terrible, graphics are mediocre, even ugly at times, color is really odd, Sound is generic and lacks the personality of the original. Also theres input lag on the controllers, it doesnt add anything to the game, is better to play the otiginal. Prize is absurd 25€ for this is a SCAM. Same replayability than the original. ZERO add ons. I love the panzer dragoon series but i dont want this, is not fair to the franchice to have this CHEAP remake. Expand

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