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Mercenary Kings is a 2D arcade run-and-gun game with graphics similar to Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game. The gameplay is somewhat similar to the Metal Slug series, but levels are less linear in design. The player chooses one from two mercenaries (male King and female Empress characters). In the main base he can talk with various characters, buy stuff and take on missions from the general.

During missions the character must fight hordes of enemies and complete tasks. Goals are mainly destroying structures, retrieving items, rescuing people and killing enemies. The character has two main weapons: a gun and a knife. The gun needs to be reloaded regularly. The game has cooperative multiplayer, both offline and online.


Mercenary Kings Windows Choose a mission.
Mercenary Kings Windows Character Select (Reloaded Edition)
Mercenary Kings Windows Chest
Mercenary Kings Windows Baldie looks familiar (Reloaded Edition)

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Mercenary Kings Screenshot
Mercenary Kings Screenshot
Mercenary Kings Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Edition" -- Updated version title
  • "マーセナリーキングス" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Polygon PlayStation 4 Apr 09, 2014 8.5 out of 10 85
Polygon Macintosh Apr 09, 2014 8.5 out of 10 85
Polygon Windows Apr 09, 2014 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine Windows Mar 25, 2014 8 out of 10 80
IGN Windows Apr 25, 2014 8 out of 10 80
LevelUp Windows Apr 18, 2014 7.7 out of 10 77
Video Chums Nintendo Switch Feb 13, 2018 7.6 out of 10 76
TechTudo PlayStation 4 Apr 05, 2014 7.5 out of 10 75
GameFront Windows Aug 06, 2013 75 out of 100 75
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2014 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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