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The King of Dragons (SNES)

The King of Dragons SNES Title Screen


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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 Intro
The King of Dragons SNES Small glitch.
The King of Dragons SNES Fighter vs. dragon
The King of Dragons SNES Map Screen

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Poor Golden Axe clone with an RPG twist GreyCat (81) 1.4 Stars1.4 Stars1.4 Stars1.4 Stars1.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Consoles Plus Jun, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1994 7.5 out of 10 75
Video Games May, 1994 69 out of 100 69
Nintendo Magazine System UK Jun, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Total!! UK Magazine Jun, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Mega Fun Jul, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Game Players Apr, 1994 57 out of 100 57
Total! (Germany) May, 1994 3.25 out of 6 55
GamePro (US) May, 1994 2.5 out of 5 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Aug, 1994 4 out of 12 33


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Mobygamesisreanimated (10761) added The King of Dragons (SNES) on Apr 16, 2005
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