A weird as balls fever dream of a game from the SNK of 1981, featuring synthesised speech, casual racism, Funkytown by Lipps Inc, lots of hot air ballooning and the most adorable tigers you’ll ever see. And a climactic confrontation in the skies above Tower Bridge, London. Because why not.

Developer: SNK
Publisher: SNK
Available on: Arcade
Original release date: 1981

Articles about Fantasy

SNK Essentials: Fantasy - In the same year as the excellent Vanguard, SNK’s 6502-based “Rockola” hardware played host to an altogether different kind of game. Fantasy was a rather unusual game. Eschewing the usual spaceships and aliens in favour of a distinctly more “human” setup, the game actually made an effort to tell a story as it progressed. An extremely … Continue reading SNK Essentials: Fantasy


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