Japanese Famicom box art
|Release date(s)||JP August 28, 1992
Moon Crystal (ムーンクリスタル?) is a 1992 action video game developed and published by Hect for the Family Computer. The game was released in Japan on August 28, 1992, and had a planned North American release before being cancelled.
Players must guide Ricky on a quest to rescue his father from the evil necromancer Count Crimson. The rest of Ricky's family has also been kidnapped; prompting him to fight even harder against Crimson's forces. Seven stages are in this game; with each level ending with a boss fight.
While beginning with a simple knife, players can improve the range of the knife by picking up power-ups. The final boss of Moon Crystal is inside an unusual building. Defeating the dragon-like enemy will force the player to evacuate the building before it collapses. There are an unlimited amount of continues in the game.
Ricky Slater, the son of a local inventor from Cirrus Village, has to save the world from the evil Count Crimson after his father was kidnapped. A magic stone called the Moon Crystal has the ability to power up the Lunasystem; that turns the dead back into the living. While the rest of the village is being used for slave labor, Ricky teams up with a mysterious girl named Rosina in a quest to put a stop to Count Crimson's evil plot.
After defeating the final enemy, the Lunasystem goes haywires and causes undead to become dead again. The mine begins to sink into the bottom of the sea; bringing the Lunasystem down with it. Both Ricky and his sister learn that abusing power has great consequences and return home in order to help his father make a better world.
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