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Legend of the River King GB (Game Boy Color)

Legend of the River King GB Game Boy Color Title Screen

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Description

This unique RPG provides a world of fishing as the prime objective.

There are two modes of play, The Fish and Raise.

The Fish: As a young boy, you must search out the fish called Guardian, the only fish in the river that can cure a disease caught by your sister, Teruyo. This mode combines RPG elements such as buying items, talking to the town's folk and searching the local river for the Guardian fish. The fishing element comes into play when you bait or lure fish at the river, in hopes to find a fish.

Raise mode allows you to purchase a fish tank and the extras, and raise a small fish. Much like the many Pokémon type games, you can feed it, keep the tank clean and raise the fish.

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Legend of the River King GB Game Boy Color Place to sell fish
Legend of the River King GB Game Boy Color Random encounter
Legend of the River King GB Game Boy Color Buying flies for fishing
Legend of the River King GB Game Boy Color Main Menu

Alternate Titles

  • "川のぬし釣り3" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Legend of the River King GBC" -- Gameboy Color US release
  • "Kawa no Nushitsuri 3" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

All Game Guide 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Super Play Feb, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Total! (Germany) Jun, 1999 1.75 out of 6 85
IGN Feb 02, 2000 8 out of 10 80

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Awards

  • Total! (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2000 – Most Original Game Boy Game in 1999

Kartanym (10779) added Legend of the River King GB (Game Boy Color) on May 30, 2002
Other platforms contributed by CrankyStorming (2679) and Игги Друге (42896)