Rise of the Dragon

Year: 1990

Publisher: Sierra On-line

Developer: Dynamix

Country: USA

Genre: Graphic adventure, action-adventure

Platform: PC/Mac, Sega CD

Rise of the Dragon is set in a world inspired by the film Blade RunnerWilliam “Blade” Hunter, a former cop and current private investigator, is the protagonist. The main game has multiple endings and a non-linear plot. Some content was removed for the Sega CD version, and the game received an MA-17 rating from Sega’s internal “Videogame Rating Council.”

LGBTQ content in this game:




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