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Now's your chance to play arcade classic Dragon's Lair in High Definition!

Dragon's Lair, one of the most beloved arcade games of all time can now be enjoyed on-the-go whenever you want. This fully arcade authentic version includes all of the original scenes you've come to enjoy, and even an all-new global high scores list so you can show how well you wield Dirk's sword. Other bonuses include a full watch feature to sit back and enjoy Don Bluth's stunning animation.

You play the heroic Dirk the Daring, a valiant knight on a quest to rescue the fair princess from the clutches of an evil dragon! Control the actions of the daring adventurer, finding your way through the castle of a dark wizard, who has enchanted it with treacherous monsters and obstacles. In the mysterious caverns below the castle, your odyssey continues against the awesome forces that oppose your efforts to reach the dragon’s lair.

Dragon’s Lair is a fully animated classic arcade game from legendary animator Don Bluth. You’ll make your way through the castle and caverns below and wield your sword against some strange creatures. Beware of your foes, as they are numerous!

Lead on adventurer. Your quest awaits!

What's New

Version 2.0

Dragon's Lair 30th Anniversary has been updated to ensure continued iOS compatibility. We've also updated the UI and fixed up some pesky bugs.

Happy Retro Gaming!

Ratings and Reviews

2.3 out of 5

41 Ratings

41 Ratings

A not so good port of the original game.


Dragon’s Lair was a arcade game that used revolutionaly technology by using massive discs to output video. It was the grandfather of quick-time events. The game received a sequel and spin-off known as Space Ace, both didn’t do so well due to the Video Game Crash of 1983. The original game got so successful that it recieved many ports, most infamously, the NES version. As technology evolved, we got the console versions, the Steam version, and this version.
The iOS version is not very good. Even though the entire game plays exactly like the original, it seems that the window of when to hit the correct button is offset from the video, resulting in cheap deaths. It would be cool if there was the ability to play the infamous drawbridge scene, but that most likely will not happen since this game hasn’t been updated in years.
If you’re looking for a good port of the original Dragon’s Lair, this is definitely not one of them. I would suggest playing the console versions or the Steam version of the game.

Fun Game; Buggy Port

Rock Roller

I played this for the first time, yesterday, at an arcade. The game is fun enough. Prior to purchasing the iOS version, I read one review talking of a particular scene not responding to the control input. I looked past it in hopes that it had been fixed.

Now I have played for 10 minutes, myself, and there is a scene that has bugged out any time I try it; I make the correct selection, but the game does not load whatever comes next.

I am all for keeping old games alive, but it is even less respectful to an audience to release a broken product and not continue making fixes. As a fan, and consumer, I implore all producers to create content that functions properly.

Endless Loop. Need a fix!!


First off, I love this game! Brings back so many memories of playing it when I was kid. Controls take a bit getting use to, but it plays just like the arcade.

All that being said, there’s an issue with the part of the game where Dirk is on the falling platform. You hit the control for him to jump and it doesn’t register. The next scene begins with him jumping off the platform, then going back on it again only to not be able to jump off and fall. This just keeps on repeating. Endless loop.

Once the developers fix this issue, I’ll change my score. Hope they address this soon.


Dragon's Lair LLC
2.1 GB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
© 2017 Dragons Lair LLC


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