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Ancient enemy

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Deals with the return of some ancient evil or other terrible foe from long "forgotten" past.

112
games
27
platforms

Alternate name: Ancient evil

The first video game about Ancient enemy was released in 1987.

Nintendo, Zelda s9larus and Eidos Interactive has published most of these games

This is not for cases where an active conflict has lasted for eons, but for some long forgotten enemy rearing its ugly head again. Usually a prophecy is involved and poorly remembered legends.

The enemy is likely but not necessarily an evil or dark god or other near immortal entity.

Including things that were supposedly defeated years ago.

Parent group

Antagonists

Platforms

Linux 27
Windows 27
PS3 9
X360 7
SNES 4
MS-DOS 4
PS2 4
Pandora 4
Wii 3
Mac OS X 3
GBA 2
BSD 2
Switch 2
GameCube 1
Xbox 1
NES 1
Mega Drive 1
Flash 1
Amiga 1
BeOS 1
PS 1
Android 1
GBC 1
Amiga AGA 1
NEC PC8801 1
3DS 1
Dreamcast 1

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