Legacy[edit | edit source]
Hydlide was one of the first action role-playing video games, and one of the earliest Japanese role-playing video games. The recharging health mechanic first introduced by Hydlide in 1984 would, decades later, become a common mechanic widely used in many video games, particularly contemporary shooter games.
References[edit | edit source]
- Hydlide (PC88). Retrieved on 2015-01-14
- Kurt Kalata & Robert Greene. Hydlide. Hardcore Gaming 101. Retrieved on 2011-05-01
- Szczepaniak, John (7 July 2011). "Falcom: Legacy of Ys". GamesTM (111): 152–159 . http://imageshack.us/f/32/yshistory02.jpg/. Retrieved 2011-09-07. (cf. Szczepaniak, John (July 8, 2011). History of Ys interviews. Hardcore Gaming 101. Retrieved on 6 September 2011)