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King's Field II

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Description

A storm runs through the kingdom of Verdite, taking away the precious Moonlight Sword and spreading evil throughout the land. Players take on the role of Lyle, the king's son, in his quest to retrieve the Moonlight Sword and save the kingdom and his father. Unfortunately, the king fell victim to the ensuing corruption, and Lyle must acquire magical powers from the four greatest mages in the kingdom in order to complete his quest.

King's Field II is a first-person action role-playing game. Despite the number in its Western release title, it is the third game in the series, originally entitled King's Field III. The events of the game take place fifteen years after those depicted in its predecessor. Gameplay-wise, it is similar to the previous installments, offering vast interconnected areas open for exploration and a variety of enemies to defeat with the help of weapons and magic. The game's world is larger than in the earlier games and has more open-air areas, including several towns with friendly NPCs. Magic is divided into disciplines and special crystals are required to become proficient in any of them.

Screenshots

King's Field II PlayStation A rather short and cryptic text intro
King's Field II PlayStation Hellish environment with very tough warriors casting spells on me
King's Field II PlayStation Yes, I can see that, unfortunately...
King's Field II PlayStation ...and decisive battles for the fate of the kingdom

Alternate Titles

  • "King's Field III" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Is that a Silviera's key in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? PlayStation אולג 小奥 (168579)

The Press Says

Digital Press - Classic Video Games PlayStation Oct 05, 2005 10 out of 10 100
P.S.X. (Playstation Experience) PlayStation Dec, 1996 92 out of 100 92
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun 04, 2004 A- 91
P.S.X. (Playstation Experience) PlayStation Dec, 1996 90 out of 100 90
P.S.X. (Playstation Experience) PlayStation Dec, 1996 85 out of 100 85
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jun, 1997 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamezilla PlayStation 1997 81 out of 100 81
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jun, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Jan, 1997 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) PlayStation Apr, 1996 3 out of 5 60

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Trivia

Title

As the first King's Field was not released outside of Japan, this game is called King's Field II in the U.S., but it is actually the third game in the series.
Contributed to by Fred VT (18225) and NeoMoose (1103)