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Legend of the River King GB (Game Boy)

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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.

Screenshots

Legend of the River King GB Game Boy Cleaning the tank.
Legend of the River King GB Game Boy Title screen (Super Game Boy)
Legend of the River King GB Game Boy A pond
Legend of the River King GB Game Boy Your sister needs a certain magic fish to save her from her illness.

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

Nintendo Power Magazine Apr, 1998 7.4 out of 10 74
IGN Jun 14, 1999 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

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

Игги Друге (43617) added Legend of the River King GB (Game Boy) on May 11, 2008
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