The Cruel King and the Great Hero coming west in March 2022, gameplay trailer
NIS America has set a final release date for The Cruel King and the Great Hero outside of Japan. In North America, the game is set for March 1, 2022. Those in Europe can pick up the title on March 4.
Here’s some information about the game:
A young girl named Yuu embarks on an adventure to become a great hero. By her side is a fearsome beast known as the Dragon King, who guides and protects her. However, the truth of the dragon king’s past will soon rear its ugly head, threatening the peaceful life they’ve enjoyed until now. Explore charming settings, overcome monsters and puzzles, and discover a story of companionship, heroism, and facing the past!
- Allies in Adventure – No challenge is too great with your mighty protector waiting in the wings. Fight monsters and navigate perilous environments, with an occasional helping hand, of course!
- A Living Storybook – With a charming soundtrack, artistic inspirations drawn from children’s storybooks, and classic 2D scroller visuals, this adventure is as much a treat to play as it is to look at.
- Heroic Discoveries – Collect hiddens items throughout the land to unlock goodies in the in-game gallery, including character profiles and behind-the-scenes illustrations!
Going along with today’s release date news, NIS America also issued the latest trailer for The Cruel King and the Great Hero today focusing on gameplay. We have that below.
The Cruel King and the Great Hero is out now for Switch in Japan and is slated for March 2022 in the west. Access the official site here.