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The King of Dragons SNES Title Screen



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 The wizard and the cleric taking on a dragon.
The King of Dragons SNES Grabbed by a giant
The King of Dragons SNES Some spells turn enemies into frogs.
The King of Dragons SNES The Orc King

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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 (99) 1.4 Stars1.4 Stars1.4 Stars1.4 Stars1.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

RetroGame Man Mar 07, 2016 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1994 30 out of 40 75
Video Games May, 1994 69 out of 100 69
Nintendo Magazine System UK Jun, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Play Time Jun 08, 1994 62 out of 100 62 May, 2008 6.2 out of 10 62
Mega Fun Jul, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Total!! UK Magazine Jun, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Game Players Apr, 1994 57 out of 100 57
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Aug, 1994 4 out of 12 33


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Mobygamesisreanimated (11175) added The King of Dragons (SNES) on Apr 16, 2005
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