Saint Sword

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Saint Sword
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Sound driver: SMPS Z80
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
¥6,800 T-11133
Sega Mega Drive
$? 11056

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Saint Sword (セイントソード) is a 1991 action game for the Sega Mega Drive by Taito. Unlike Taito's previous Mega Drive releases, which were all ports or expanded remakes of Taito's earlier arcade games, this is an entirely original game made exclusively for the system.


The goal of each level is to find a key to an exit and then find that exit. B attacks. C jumps; Down+C jumps down from the current platform. Over the course of the game, you collect magical tokens that enable you to transform into various beings to complete your quest. Start pulls up the transformation menu and A transforms. Transformations only last a limited time and require magic power!

Progress is recorded through a password system.

Magazine articles

Main article: Saint Sword/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Main article: Saint Sword/Promotional material.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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60 №135, [1]
81 №14
40 №1991-07, p113
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80 №19, p156
37 №5, p94
72 More...[5]
60 More...[6]
73 More...[7]
64 №18, p67
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Sega Mega Drive
Based on
13 reviews

Mega Drive, US
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Mega Drive, JP
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