The Lion King (video game)

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This article is about the video game by Westwood Studios. For the 1994 film, see The Lion King (1994 film). For the 2019 film, see The Lion King (2019 film)

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The Lion King
Developer Westwood Studios
Walt Disney Computer Software
Publisher Virgin Interactive Entertainment
Tec Toy (Game Gear and Master System in Brazil)
Systems Adventure Flashback Blast!, Amiga, DOS, Game Boy, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Sega Genesis, Sega Master System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Windows, Xbox One
Released Super Nintendo Entertainment System
NA: October, 1994
EU: December 8, 1994
Game Boy
EU: December 8, 1994
NA: April 1995
Brazil: 199x
Sega Genesis
NA: December 8, 1994
PAL: December 8, 1994
Master System
EU/Brazil: 1994
EU: 1995
Nintendo Entertainment System
EU: May 25, 1995
Game Gear/DOS/Windows
NA/EU: 1995
August 4, 2016
PlayStation, Switch, Windows, Xbox One
October 29, 2019
Adventure Flashback Blast!
November 1, 2019
Added to
Win/Mac/Linux (DOS): May 18, 2019
PS4 (GB, Genesis, SNES): October 31, 2019
Windows (GB, Genesis, SNES): January 2, 2020
Adventure Flashback: August 1, 2020

The Lion King is an action-adventure platforming game developed by Westwood Studios.


Lion King was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Genesis, and Sega Master System in 1994, for the Game Boy in North America in 1994 and in Europe in 1995, and for Amiga, Game Gear, DOS, and Windows in 1995. It was the final licensed game for the Nintendo Entertainment System to be released in Europe when it was released in 1995.