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Three Wonders arcade flyer
|Publisher(s)||Arcade: Capcom |
PS1, Saturn: Xing Entertainment
|Platform(s)||Arcade, PlayStation, Sega Saturn|
May 20, 1991
|Genre(s)||Platformer, scrolling shooter, puzzle|
|Arcade system||Capcom CPS-1|
|Display||Raster, 384 x 224, horizontal orientation|
Three Wonders, released in Japan as Wonder 3 (ワンダー3), is a 1991 video game developed and published by Capcom and originally released for the arcades using the Capcom Play System (CPS1) platform. The game is a collection of three related titles: Midnight Wanderers: Quest for the Chariot, known in Japan as Roosters: Chariot wo Sagashite (ルースターズ ～チャリオットを探して～), Chariot: Adventure through the Sky, known in Japan as Chariot: Tenkuu he no Tabi (チャリオット ～天空への旅～)), and Don't Pull (ドンプル); a platformer, a scrolling shooter, and a puzzle video game respectively. It was ported in 1998 to the PlayStation and Sega Saturn and published by Xing Entertainment. Three Wonders was also included in the 2006 Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 on the PlayStation 2 and Xbox and Capcom Classics Collection Remixed on the PSP.
A platform game that sees the player control a hobbit named Lou and his travelling companion, Siva, to run, climb, and shoot at enemies.
A scrolling shooter game featuring the characters from Midnight Wanderers, but in a Gradius -esque game.
A puzzle game similar to games like the Eggerland series, Pengo and Capcom's own puzzle game Pirate Ship Higemaru that involves you controlling either a rabbit named Don (Player 1) or a squirrel called Pull (Player 2), pushing blocks to crush monsters.
The two Midnight Wanderers Lou and Siva go on a rampage through their enemy infested kingdom as an evil widespread magic is turning their people into wooden statues. The Midnight Wanderers infiltrate the castle to defeat Gaia, who orchestrated the invasion and to liberate the chariots which will help restore their people.
Lou and Firestorm fly in their chariots across the Celestial planes to battle the evil elements led by Lar that threaten their home planet and rescue princess Sena.
The rabbit Don and the squirrel Pull navigate through numerous mazes to rid the place of monsters.
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