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For detailed information about this series, see: Black Tiger on Wikipedia

Black Tiger, known as Black Dragon in Japan, is a sidescrolling platform video game series by Capcom.

Video Games

  • Black Tiger (August 1987). Arcade. Later released on DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX-Spectrum. Re-released in 2010 for Wii Virtual Console.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

4Arrow L Ghosts 'n Goblins198708 August 1987Red Arremers from Ghosts 'n Goblins appear as enemies in Black Tiger.1

4Arrow L Vulgus198708 August 1987The Yashichi enemy from Vulgus appears as an item in Black Tiger.2

4Arrow L Side Arms198708 August 1987Mobichan from Side Arms appears as an item in Black Tiger.2

4Arrow L Higemaru198708 August 1987The barrel sprite from Pirate Ship Higemaru appears as an item in Black Tiger.2

5Arrow R SonSon19890827 August 27, 1989Black Tiger was used as the basis for SonSon II, and thus both games share some gameplay elements and enemies.1

5Arrow R The King of Dragons199109 September 1991The Great Dragonian boss from Black Tiger appears as a boss in The King of Dragons .1

5Arrow R Namco × Capcom20050526 May 26, 2005One of Sylphie's attacks in Namco × Capcom uses the mace from the Black Tiger protagonist.1

5Arrow R Capcom Classics Collection20050322 March 22, 2005Black Tiger is included in Capcom Classics Collection Remixed and Capcom Classics Collection Volume 2.2

5Arrow R Lost Planet2010511 May 11, 2010"Black Tiger" is one of the unlockable Nom de Guerres in Lost Planet 2.2

5Arrow R Ready Player One20110816 August 16, 2011The Black Tiger video game is featured in Ready Player One.2

5Arrow R Capcom Arcade20130219 February 19, 2013Black Tiger is included in Capcom Arcade Cabinet as part of the "Game Pack 1".2