As much as I enjoyed the original Dragoon — a fantasy flight simulator that accompanied Saturn’s debut a year ago — it had a rushed, pixilated quality, no doubt attributable to the fact that Sega launched Saturn months ahead of schedule to one-up Sony’s PlayStation. Now Sega has finally taken the time to get things right: The sequel Panzer Dragoon Zwei II, in which you pilot an ammunition-packed dragon across vivid 3-D landscapes, is as intense as anything in the movie Dragonheart (with which it has no affiliation, though the medieval synergy can’t hurt). It’s also as fiery hot as any game from PlayStation. A
Posted June 14 1996 — 12:00 AM EDT
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