Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire

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Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Capcom
Developer:
Original system(s): Capcom CPS-2
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (18 tracks)
Peripherals supported: Extended RAM Cartridge (4MB only)
Genre: Fighting/Taisen Kakutou (対戦格闘)[1], Action[2]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[3] T-1228G
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
JP
(4MB RAM)
¥7,800 (8,190)7,800e[3] T-1229G
Sega Rating: All Ages
Non-Sega versions

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Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire (ヴァンパイア セイヴァー) is a versus fighting game by Capcom which was later brought to Japanese Sega Saturns. It is the sequel to Vampire Hunter and the third release in the Darkstalkers franchise.

The game was at one point set for release in North America as DarkStalkers 3: Vampire Savior[4], but this version did not materialise.

Gameplay

Characters

Anakaris
Aulbath
Bulleta
Bishamon
Demitri Maximoff
Donovan Baine
Felicia
Gallon
Jedah
Lei-Lei
Lilith
Morrigan Aenslaed
Phobos
Pyron
Q-bee
Sasquatch
Victor von Gerdenheim
Zabel Zarock

Production credits

Vampire Savior Staff
  • Main Music Composer: Anarchy Takapon (Takayuki Iwai)
  • Sub Music Composer: Cyber-T (Tetsuya Shibata), Masato Kouda (Cipher)
  • Sound Effect & Voice Edit: MOE.T (Cipher)
  • Sound Driver: Yasushi Ikeda "A!Ohana"
  • Sound Tool: Tomohiro Masuda (Q~CVE)
  • Sound "Q_64M" Hardware: IDA~~~~~~~N
  • Character Design: Eripyonsuke, Makoto Ishii, Fujihara, ARI, Takemoto, Rumi Chan, Takayuki Kosaka, Reiko_Komatsu, Masarusan-N, Kuri, Tanuki, Kitasan, Ball Boy, Mizuho, Q, WHO, Kimo Kimo, N_Labo, You.Ten.Nakano, Mizupyon, Kaname, Tsuyoshi, Fuzii & Peliko, G.Kamina, Yoshioka, IsI.B GAO, Hitoshi Igarashi, Kozuchi
  • Scroll Design: Kyotani, Yumiko Nakatsuka, Tamachan, Chie Morisaki, Goro Suzuki 1996, Kanno, Yuugen, Pokkemon
  • Program Design: Hyper Shinchan, Cham, PON, MiN, Ittetsu, 24 (Nishi), Moto & Tomo Nogi, T.Hirokado, Hard.Yas - Jedah -
  • Planner: S.Obata, Neo_G -H. Ishizawa-, Malachie, Nohah, Kanetaka (Kinta)
  • Voice Actor: Kae Araki, Yuji Ueda, Hiroko Konishi, Isshin Chiba, Kan Tokumaru, Yayoi Jinguji, Michiko Neya, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Miyuki Matsushita, Yoshizumi Kozue, Jyurouta Kosugi, Kyoko Hikami
  • Special Thanks: Haruo Murata, Takuya Shiraiwa, Erik Suzuki, Shoei, Sakomizu, Hiroaki "X68K" Kondo (Cipher), MOE.K (Momora)
  • Producer: Tetsuya Iijima
  • General Producer: Noritaka Funamizu, Yoshiki Okamoto, And Capcom All Staff
Consumer Staff
  • Sound Adviser: Anarchy Takapon (Takayuki Iwai), Takeshi Kitamura (MOE.T), Hiroshi Ohno
  • Programmer: Masashi Kitamura, Takahiro Ichiba, Takashi Endo, Misa Hashimoto, Hiroko Matsubara, Takahiro Matsuo, Haruhiko Shimizu
  • Director: Kenshi Kimura
  • Development Manager: S-Hama
  • Producer: Hyper Mickey
...And
Source:
In-game credits[5]

Magazine articles

Main article: Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1998-11: "1998-11 (1998-04-10,17)" (1998-03-27)
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Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1998-12: "1998-12 (1998-04-24)" (1998-04-10)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Consoles + (FR) NTSC-J
91
[6]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
100
[7]
Edge (UK) NTSC-J
70
[8]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
80
[9]
Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-J
91
[10]
MAN!AC (DE) NTSC-J
83
[11]
Mega Fun (DE) NTSC-J
85
[12]
neXt Level (DE) NTSC-J
85
[13]
Sega Magazin (DE) NTSC-J
86
[14]
Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) NTSC-J
94
[15]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
94
[16]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
97
[17]
Video Games (DE)
80
[18]
Sega Saturn
87
Based on
13 reviews

Vampire Savior: The Lord of Vampire

Saturn, JP
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
Vampire Savior The Lord of Vampire JP 取扱説明書.pdf
Manual
Saturn, JP (4MB RAM Pack)
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Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
584,262,672 1998-02-17 CD-ROM (JP) T-1228G, T-1229G V1.000

Track list

1. Data track
2. Story Demo 3 (0:10)
3. Fetus Of God (2:44)
4. Story Demo 2 (1:07)
5. Abaraya 2 (1:57)
6. Iron Horse, Iron Terror (2:06)
7. Feast Of The Damned (1:38)
8. Concrete Cave (1:50)
9. Tower Of Arrogance (2:06)
10. Red Thirst (2:56)
11. Deserted Chateau (1:53)
12. Abaraya 1 (2:37)
13. Vanity Paradise (2:06)
14. War Agony (2:17)
15. Forever Torment (3:05)
16. Green Scream (2:32)
17. Opening (0:40)
18. Ending (0:46)
19. Bonus Track (0:30)
Running time: 33:00

Extra content

This game has extra content which can be viewed when accessing the disc on a PC.

Saturn (JP) Extra files
Folder / File Type Size description
VPS_ABS.TXT TXT (Abstract) 612 About this game.
VPS_BIB.TXT TXT (Bibliographiced) 62 About original game
VPS_CPY.TXT TXT (Copyright) 57 Copyright


References


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Books: Vampire Savior Perfect Guide (1998) | Vampire Savior Koushiki Guide Book (1998)

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