Join our Discord to chat with fellow friendly gamers and our knowledgeable contributors!

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 Arcade Werewolf with crossbow
The King of Dragons Arcade Magic crystals description
The King of Dragons SNES Elf cheats. Bow and distance = success!
The King of Dragons Arcade Skeleton

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 (99)

Critic Reviews

GamesCollection Arcade Oct 06, 2009 9 out of 10 90
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
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Apr, 1994 30 out of 40 75
Video Games SNES May, 1994 69 out of 100 69 SNES May, 2008 6.2 out of 10 62
Total!! UK Magazine SNES Jun, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Total! (Germany) SNES May, 1994 3.25 out of 6 55
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 (62126) and Mobygamesisreanimated (11178)