Virtual Hydlide is an action based adventure video game developed by T&E Soft for Sega Saturn console. The game is a remake of the first Hydlide game released on 28 April, 1995, the original game in the series, but with full integrated 2.5D graphics.
Virtual Hydlide is a role playing action adventure game that was initially released on the Sega Saturn in 1995. The series dates back to the NES gaming era. Hydlide is a place in the game world where all those games are set. The games in the series have a few comparative strings running through them. Hydlide series features a dark demon known as Varalys.
Virtual Hydlide Saturn contains all elements of the previous games in the series. You start the game deserted within Hydlide. To reach an objective, you have to follow the marker displayed in the game. An armor and dagger are the primary equipment of the main character. Your level and your ability of carrying equipment increases after you collect a quest item. Each item you pick has a different weight, and if you carry too much items, you will slow down. You can use three types of attacks and different types of clubs and swords are found in the game.
There are various places to uncover in the game and a lot of bosses to face. Your main objective is to find three jewels and three fairies and defeat Varalys at the end. In gameplay, you will travel through many locations. A vampire’s mansion, a graveyard, some ruins, a volcanic cave, two underground dungeons, and a technological castle. There are princesses to save and bosses to defeat.
Combat is basically all about pressing the attack button as fast as possible, while you face different enemies and defeat them. In a limited space for walls lurch out at you and the background view moves with random pattern. Many enemies present in other rooms can flicker through floors and walls.
The battles with bosses are difficult because you character becomes slow in response to their attacks. Mostly the boss fight last quite long due to the enhanced health and powers of bosses. You can collect many items that help you with battle. Magical rings that recover your health, powerful swords, magic lamps, fireproof shield, healing herbs, and scrolls that reveal treasure chests in the game.
Discover a definitive fantasy universe in the amazing adventure of Virtual Hydlide Sega Saturn. A magical world called the Dream World has been captured by an army of vampires, zombies, supernatural warriors, and many other forces that infest the peaceful land. The journey includes new conquests and battles.
In the game, you are the hero who is destined to fight. Your primary mission is to free the Dream World from the grasp of evil marauders by using you sword, you wits, and magic items which you collect during your journey.