The Cruel King and the Great Hero launches on March 1, 2022, in North America and on March 4, 2022, in Europe for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch
NIS America has announced that The Cruel King and the Great Hero will launch on March 1, 2022, in North America and on March 4, 2022, in Europe for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
A new gameplay trailer has also been shared, highlighting combat, questing, and more. You can check it out below.
The Cruel King and the Great Hero is a project by Sayaka Oda, who previously created The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince. It tells the story of a hero's daughter being raised by her father's former foe, a formerly terrifying dragon known as the Cruel King. As stated by the game's key artwork, "This is a story of how one day, you will defeat me."
There's an entire world of adventure waiting for you in The Cruel King and the Great Hero! Explore charming settings, overcome monsters and puzzles, and discover what it means to be a hero and find faithful companions!
For more on the game, you can check out:
- An English Story Trailer
- The English localization announcement
- Information on side stories
- Information on gameplay systems
- Details on side characters
- Descriptions of the main characters