Panzer Dragoon (Original Game)

Panzer Dragoon (Original Game)

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Panzer Dragoon (Original Game)

Panzer Dragoon (Original Game)

Panzer Dragoon was one of the earliest titles for the Sega Saturn, and it quickly showed what Sega’s new 32-bit system was going to be capable of; the game itself was a shoot ‘em up that cast the player as a dragon rider, flying over fantastical...

News Entries

Level 857 Interviews Benjamin Anseaume, Producer of the Panzer Dragoon: Remake

Level 857 Interviews Benjamin Anseaume, Producer of the Panzer Dragoon: Remake

In one of their recent podcasts, Level 857 interviewed Panzer Dragoon: Remake producer Benjamin Anseaume. Much of their discussion is about the remake, but they also talk about other Sega games as well. Benjamin was also asked about the release...

Panzer Dragoon Legacy Has a New Site Banner

Panzer Dragoon Legacy Has a New Site Banner

I’ve made a couple of small changes to the site’s layout, adding a new art banner to the top of the website and removing some of the extra black space around the social media icons by decreasing the size of the logo. The old banner, created by...

Panzer Dragoon: Remake Trailers, Segata Sanshiro, and More

Panzer Dragoon: Remake Trailers, Segata Sanshiro, and More

I’ve added some videos to the Videos section, including the two E3 trailers of Panzer Dragoon: Remake. Panzer Dragoon: Remake Gameplay Reveal Trailer Panzer Dragoon: Remake Official Gameplay Trailer Panzer Dragoon Sega Saturn...

Panzer Dragoon: Saturn vs PC vs Xbox vs PlayStation 2 Comparison

Panzer Dragoon: Saturn vs PC vs Xbox vs PlayStation 2 Comparison

YouTube user Kelphelp has created a nice comparison video comparing the four versions of Panzer Dragoon (going on five). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXV46b84J8 What do you think is the best version of Panzer Dragoon? Let us know in the...

Takashi Iwade, Panzer Dragoon Saga Enemy Designer, Has Passed Away

Takashi Iwade, Panzer Dragoon Saga Enemy Designer, Has Passed Away

Unfortunately we’ve just learned some sad news. Panzer Dragoon artist Takashi Iwade has passed away. James Mielke reports: It is with great sadness to myself, his many friends on the various close-knit Panzer Dragoon teams (and current SEGA...

The Panzer Dragoon Series is Twenty Five Years Old Today

The Panzer Dragoon Series is Twenty Five Years Old Today

It’s been 25 years since the original Panzer Dragoon game was released into the wild. Has it really been that long? Yes it has; the series began on March 10, 1995, when the original adventure of the armoured blue dragon launched in Japan,...

Third Editions Releases a New Book About the Panzer Dragoon Franchise, Written by Julien Goyon

Third Editions Releases a New Book About the Panzer Dragoon Franchise, Written by Julien Goyon

French publisher Third Editions has released a new book (in French) titled Ludothèque n° 10 : Panzer Dragoon. Written by Julien Goyon, the book explores the history of the Panzer Dragoon franchise. While the book, which has a total of 104 pages,...

Literature

Blue Dragon

Official text extracted from Panzer Dragoon Orta.

Panzer Dragoon Additional Moves

The section covers some useful moves that you can apply to the dragon in the heat of combat. If you're having trouble with this game, but don't want to cheat, this is the place to look.

Panzer Dragoon Cheat Codes

A page detailing all of the known cheats from the Saturn version of the original Panzer Dragoon. Some of these cheats also work with the PC and Xbox versions of the game.

Panzer Dragoon Random Extras

This page covers a few extra hidden things in the original game like the hidden Sega logo and a way to make the dragon commit virtual suicide.

Panzer Dragoon, Reviewed by Geoffrey

A review of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon, Reviewed by Solo Wing

A review of the original Panzer Dragoon game.

Panzer Dragoon, Reviewed by Stephan Dolby

Panzer Dragoon is one of the Saturn's launch games, and it wowed everyone with its texture-mapped polygon graphics. But is it any good?

Panzer Dragoon's Ending

A discussion of Panzer Dragoon's ending and the possible aftermath of Kyle's forays into the world on the back of the dragon we all know and love. And one that stretches the imagination just a little.

Panzer Dragoon Unlockable Features

Although the original game contains no where near the amount of unlockables found in Panzer Dragoon Zwei and Panzer Dragoon Orta, it does contain a few neat extras like alternative weaponary and a dragon only mode.

Pictures

Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon

Panzer Dragoon is back! It's only fitting that we celebrate with some fan art of the armoured Blue Dragon from Panzer Dragoon.

Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon

A fan art of the Blue Dragon.

Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon

A nice fan art of the Blue Dragon flying over a body of water.

Blue Dragon Amongst the Clouds

Blue Dragon Amongst the Clouds

"More progress on my Panzer Dragoon experiments. Pilot next." Tools used: ZBrush, 3D Studio Max, Vray, Photoshop.

Blue Dragon Amongst the Clouds

Blue Dragon Amongst the Clouds

"More progress on my Panzer Dragoon experiments. Pilot next." Tools used: ZBrush, 3D Studio Max, Vray, Photoshop.

Blue Dragon Amongst the Clouds

Blue Dragon Amongst the Clouds

"More progress on my Panzer Dragoon experiments. Pilot next." Tools used: ZBrush, 3D Studio Max, Vray, Photoshop.

Blue Dragon (Moebius)

Blue Dragon (Moebius)

A picture of Kyle riding the Blue Dragon, created by Moebius. This picture also appeared on the front of the Japanese Panzer Dragoon game case.

Blue Dragon Sculpt Sketching

Blue Dragon Sculpt Sketching

"Did some sculpt sketching last night. Got some nice block-ins to work with. Ready for refinement. Then paint." Created with ZBrush.

Blue Dragon Sculpt Sketching

Blue Dragon Sculpt Sketching

"Did some sculpt sketching last night. Got some nice block-ins to work with. Ready for refinement. Then paint." Created with ZBrush.

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition

The "Sky Blue" edition of DATA008: Panzer Dragoon, the Panzer Dragoon original soundtrack vinyl.

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition Back

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition Back

The "Sky Blue" edition of DATA008: Panzer Dragoon, the Panzer Dragoon original soundtrack vinyl.

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition Front

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition Front

The "Sky Blue" edition of DATA008: Panzer Dragoon, the Panzer Dragoon original soundtrack vinyl.

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition Vinyl

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition Vinyl

The "Sky Blue" edition of DATA008: Panzer Dragoon, the Panzer Dragoon original soundtrack vinyl.

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition Vinyl

DATA008: Panzer Dragoon Sky Blue Edition Vinyl

The "Sky Blue" edition of DATA008: Panzer Dragoon, the Panzer Dragoon original soundtrack vinyl.

Dragon near Ancient Ruin

Dragon near Ancient Ruin

A fan art of the Panzer Dragoon dragon resting on top of an ancient ruin in a lake.

Happy Birthday Panzer Dragoon

Happy Birthday Panzer Dragoon

A happy 25th anniversary to Panzer Dragoon sketch of Kyle Fluge.

Imperial Fleet (Moebius)

Imperial Fleet (Moebius)

A picture of the Imperial fleet, created by Moebius. This picture also appeared on the back of the Japanese Panzer Dragoon game case.

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

"Panzer Dragoon released 25 years ago today! I want to do something to celebrate, but it'll take some time. Until then, here is a throwback piece I did from 2016."

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

A fan art of Kyle Fluge and his dragon.

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

"It was good to try painting again. Plenty of room for improvement :)"

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

A greyscale drawing of Kyle and the Blue Dragon, posted shortly after Panzer Dragoon: Remake was released. Drawing created in Procreate.

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

Kyle and the Blue Dragon

A colour pencil drawing of Kyle and his dragon.

Kyle Fluge and the Blue Dragon

Kyle Fluge and the Blue Dragon

A sketch of Kyle riding the Blue Dragon.

Kyle Fluge Sculpt Sketching

Kyle Fluge Sculpt Sketching

"Did some sculpt sketching last night. Got some nice block-ins to work with. Ready for refinement. Then paint." Created with ZBrush.

Panzer Dragoon Adventures

Panzer Dragoon Adventures

What if Panzer Dragoon was a children's cartoon series?

Panzer Dragoon City

Panzer Dragoon City

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 1

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 1

Panzer Dragoon official illustration by Ryuichiro Kutuzawa which can be seen in Panzer Dragoon Sega Saturn game end credits.

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 2

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 2

Panzer Dragoon official illustration by Ryuichiro Kutuzawa which can be seen in Panzer Dragoon Sega Saturn game end credits.

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 3

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 3

Panzer Dragoon official illustration by Ryuichiro Kutuzawa which can be seen in Panzer Dragoon Sega Saturn game end credits.

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 4

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 4

Panzer Dragoon official illustration by Ryuichiro Kutuzawa which can be seen in Panzer Dragoon Sega Saturn game end credits.

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 5

Panzer Dragoon Ending Screen 5

Panzer Dragoon official illustration by Ryuichiro Kutuzawa which can be seen in Panzer Dragoon Sega Saturn game end credits.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 1

Panzer Dragoon Episode 1

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 1 Enemies

Panzer Dragoon Episode 1 Enemies

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 2

Panzer Dragoon Episode 2

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 2 Enemies

Panzer Dragoon Episode 2 Enemies

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 3 Enemies

Panzer Dragoon Episode 3 Enemies

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 4

Panzer Dragoon Episode 4

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 4 Enemies

Panzer Dragoon Episode 4 Enemies

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 5 Enemies

Panzer Dragoon Episode 5 Enemies

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 6

Panzer Dragoon Episode 6

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episode 6 Enemies

Panzer Dragoon Episode 6 Enemies

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Episodes

Panzer Dragoon Episodes

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon in the Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Trailer - 1

Panzer Dragoon in the Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Trailer - 1

A screenshot from the 2nd Sonic The Hedgehog trailer, showing a brief video of the original Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon in the Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Trailer - 2

Panzer Dragoon in the Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Trailer - 2

A screenshot from the 2nd Sonic The Hedgehog trailer, showing a brief video of the original Panzer Dragoon.

Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern (1 of 3)

Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern (1 of 3)

Photo of a Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern, made by Skye Welse.

Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern (2 of 3)

Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern (2 of 3)

Photo of a Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern glowing in the dark, made by Skye Welse.

Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern (3 of 3)

Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern (3 of 3)

Photo of a Panzer Dragoon Jack’o’lantern glowing in the dark, made by Skye Welse.

Panzer Dragoon Miscellaneous

Panzer Dragoon Miscellaneous

Official art from Lagi: The Art of Panzer Dragoon.

Prototype Dragon

Prototype Dragon

A fan art of the Prototype Dragon created using water colours.

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (1 of 7)

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (1 of 7)

The enhanced Prototype Dragon from Panzer Dragoon. Sculpted by Mr. Yamamoto.

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (2 of 7)

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (2 of 7)

The enhanced Prototype Dragon from Panzer Dragoon. Sculpted by Mr. Yamamoto.

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (3 of 7)

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (3 of 7)

The enhanced Prototype Dragon from Panzer Dragoon. Sculpted by Mr. Yamamoto.

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (4 of 7)

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (4 of 7)

The enhanced Prototype Dragon from Panzer Dragoon. Sculpted by Mr. Yamamoto.

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (5 of 7)

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (5 of 7)

The enhanced Prototype Dragon from Panzer Dragoon. Sculpted by Mr. Yamamoto.

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (6 of 7)

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (6 of 7)

The enhanced Prototype Dragon from Panzer Dragoon. Sculpted by Mr. Yamamoto.

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (7 of 7)

Prototype Dragon Final Surface Specification (7 of 7)

The enhanced Prototype Dragon from Panzer Dragoon. Sculpted by Mr. Yamamoto.

Sega Saturn US Pricing Advertisement

Sega Saturn US Pricing Advertisement

An ad for the US Sega Saturn featuring Panzer Dragoon.

The Sky Rider Bleeds

The Sky Rider Bleeds

A speed paint of the Blue Dragon and the Sky Rider, just after he has been shot by the Dark Dragon. The blood dripping from his wound implies that this Sky Rider is human.

Music

Die Panzer Dragoons Chronik - "Panzer Dragoon" Music Trailer

Die Panzer Dragoons Chronik - "Panzer Dragoon" Music Trailer

The first track from the bonus album "Die Panzer Dragoons Chronik" included with the Japanese limited edition of Panzer Dragoon Orta.

Videos

Panzer Dragoon Sega Saturn Japanese Commercial

Panzer Dragoon Sega Saturn Japanese Commercial

A Japanese commercial for Sega Saturn featuring footage from Panzer Dragoon.

Downloads

Panzer Dragoon PC Trial Version (2002)

Panzer Dragoon PC Trial Version (2002)

A demo of the first two levels of the original Panzer Dragoon for PC. It also comes included with the Tokyo Game Show 2002 trailer of Panzer Dragoon Orta.