Not an American user?


The King of Dragons is a fantasy themed side-scrolling beat'em up. There are five different characters to choose from: a fighter, a cleric, an elf, a wizard and a dwarf. All characters have different strengths and weaknesses in speed, attack power and magic. After choosing an appropriate character, the player has to fight his way through numerous short levels guarded by an equally high number of bosses; gaining better weapons and shields/magic in the process.


The King of Dragons SNES Some treasure chests are traps
The King of Dragons Arcade Werewolf with crossbow
The King of Dragons SNES Intro
The King of Dragons SNES Dragon-like wywern

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game

Alternate Titles

  • "ザ・キングオブドラゴンズ" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

Poor Golden Axe clone with an RPG twist SNES GreyCat (81)

Critic Reviews

Zero Arcade Dec, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
RetroGame Man SNES Mar 07, 2016 8 out of 10 80
Consoles Plus SNES Jun, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Video Games SNES May, 1994 69 out of 100 69 SNES May, 2008 6.2 out of 10 62
Play Time SNES Jun 08, 1994 62 out of 100 62
Total!! UK Magazine SNES Jun, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Game Players SNES Apr, 1994 57 out of 100 57
GamePro (US) SNES May, 1994 2.5 out of 5 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SNES Aug, 1994 4 out of 12 33


There are currently no topics for this game.


There is no trivia on file for this game.

Contributed to by 666gonzo666 (56956) and Mobygamesisreanimated (10743)