The Lord of King

The Arcade Video Game by Jaleco Co., Ltd.

The Lord of King screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

The Lord of King © 1989 Jaleco.

An evil wizard is causing terror in a faraway land. Only you, a brave legendary warrior has the strength and courage to face him and his powerful demons in order to restore peace. Features colourful graphics, a cool soundtrack and excellent 'hack & slash' action. Fans of fantasy action games will love it! :)


Jaleco Mega System 1-A hardware

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 7 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.5 Mhz), (2x) OKI6295 (@ 30.303 Khz)

Players: 2
Control: 8-way joystick
Buttons: 3


The Lord of King was released in November 1989 in the Japanese arcades.

This game is known in US as "The Astyanax".


Producer & Director : Tokuhiro Takemori
Game designers : Tokuhiro Takemori, Nenko
Graphic designers : Nenko, Ns Naochan, Kan-Chan, Tomoko Sugoh
Programmed by : Satoru K.
Music composed by : Kiyoshi Yokoyama



Nintendo Famicom japan (1989)

Game's ROM.

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