Monkey King: Hero is Back is a new title from Oasis Games, and is based on the beloved Chinese animated film. It’s now available on Steam in a Standard Edition (34.99) and a Deluxe Edition with additional content (59.99). There are physical editions for the PC and Playstation 4 by THQ Nordic, and in association with Sony Interactive and Oasis Games.
Monkey King: Hero is Back is based on the record-breaking Chinese animated movie of the same name that was itself inspired by one of China’s Four Great Classical Novels, Journey to the West. Following the original tale, Monkey King, Pigsy, and Liuer will feature new episodes not portrayed in the original film. It will combine Chinese mythology with kung-fu action, which aims to highlight the authentic Chinese spirit from the film for a global audience.
Daniel Lin, VP Marketing of Oasis Games talks about the game:
“Monkey King: Hero is Back transports PC gamers into the classic tale for a unique action-adventure journey filled with kung-fu battles, strong characters, and friendship. Players will become the Monkey King as they overcome enemies using their combat skills, magic, and the bonds they create with their companions.”
Monkey King: Hero is Back Features:
- 10 Epic Levels: Explore 10 unique levels with fast-paced action and lush environments full of secrets and epic boss battles
- Be the Monkey King: Control the Monkey King and engage in Chinese kung-fu with combos, comical finishers, QTE-counters, and a plethora of items and skills
- Unlock Your Powers: Unlock skills and abilities while advancing and gain powerful super moves, a superior magical staff, and the ability to fire projectiles at enemies
- Cinematic Action: The game incorporates scenes from the film as well as never-before-seen content featuring talented voice acting in all major languages