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Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair
|Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair|
|Publisher(s)||NA Encore Software|
|Release date(s)||NA December 22, 2002|
EU March 26, 2004
|Input methods||GameCube Controller|
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Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair (aka aka Dragon's Lair 3D: Special Edition in Europe) is an action-adventure video game released in 2002 by Dragonstone Software. The game is based on Cinematronics' 1983 laserdisc arcade game Dragon's Lair, and follows a similar story; the hero, Dirk the Daring, must enter the evil wizard Mordroc's castle to rescue Princess Daphne from a dragon. Many of the characters and locations from the 1983 original make appearances in the game, along with new puzzles, rooms and enemies. Animator and director Don Bluth, who produced the cartoon animation for the arcade original, also produced two new animated sequences for the opening and ending of the game. The game uses cel shading to mimic the distinctive style of the original.
Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair has a native 16:9 display option, but it requires enabling it in its internal options and setting Dolphin's Aspect Ratio graphics setting to "Auto". Using the widescreen hack with this title is not recommended.
There are no reported problems with this title.
No configuration changes are known to affect compatibility for this title.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
- Dragonstone Software (Developer)
- Encore Software (Publisher)
- North America (Release region)
- THQ (Publisher)
- Europe (Release region)
- Dragon's Lair (Series)
- 2002 (Initial release year)
- Action-adventure (Genre)
- Single-player (Game mode)
- Single-player only (Game mode)
- 1 (Players supported)
- GameCube Controller (Input supported)
- 4 stars (Rating)
- Native 16:9 widescreen support (GCN)
- GameCube games