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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 The dwarf fighting some orcs
The King of Dragons SNES Power-up!
The King of Dragons SNES Gold is mine!
The King of Dragons SNES Map Screen

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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 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 May, 2008 6.2 out of 10 62
Play Time Jun 08, 1994 62 out of 100 62
Mega Fun Jul, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Total!! UK Magazine Jun, 1994 60 out of 100 60
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 (11177) added The King of Dragons (SNES) on Apr 16, 2005
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