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Video Game: Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior (titled Death Sword in North America) is a 1987 Fighting Game by Palace Software that was released on several platforms such as the Amiga, the Atari ST, the Apple ][, and the Commodore 64. In the game's single-player story mode, the player takes control of a nameless barbarian on a quest to rescue the beautiful princess Mariana from the evil wizard Drax. The player must face Drax's eight barbarian bodyguards before facing the wizard himself. The game also featured a two-player versus mode several years before Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat would popularize competitive fighting games.

You can play an updated remake here.

In 1988 a sequel, Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax, was released. Unlike its predecessor, this game was a side-scrolling action game rather than a fighting game. Players can choose to play as the barbarian from the first game or Princess Mariana, who has made the switch from Distressed Damsel to Action Girl. The story involves pursuing Drax to his lair and finishing him off once and for all.

Examples:


    GX 4000 Klax
ArkanoidBBC MicroBoulder Dash
Bad DudesAmigaThe Bard's Tale Trilogy
Bad DudesApple ][Battle Chess
Astro Marine CorpsAmstrad CPCDizzy
Yars' Revengei OS GamesBattleship
Avoid The NoidCommodore 64 Boulder Dash

alternative title(s): Barbarian The Ultimate Warrior
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