King's Field

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This article is about the first King's Field game released in Japan. For the first game in the series released in the west, see King's Field II. For the series, see King's Field (series).
King's Field
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Developer(s) FromSoftware
Publisher(s) FromSoftware
Composer(s) Koji Endo
Kaoru Kono
Series King's Field
Platform(s) PlayStation
Release date(s)
  • JP December 16, 1994
Genre(s) First person role-playing game
Mode(s) Single-player

King's Field (キングスフィールド?) is a medieval-themed first-person role playing video game developed and published by FromSoftware for the PlayStation in December 1994. It is the first entry in the King's Field series, and was the company's first video game project. Unlike its sequels, the game was released exclusively in Japan, affecting the numbering of subsequent entries for their western releases. A fan-translation patch has been produced.[1] A remake is included in the Sword of Moonlight: King's Field Making Tool programming kit released in 2000 for Windows PCs; also exclusive to Japan.


On release, Famicom Tsūshin scored the PlayStation version of the game a 30 out of 40.[2]


  1. ^ " - Translations - King's Field". 
  2. ^ PLAYSTATION CROSS REVIEW: KING'S FIELD. Weekly Famicom Tsūshin. No.333. Pg.22. 5 May 1995.

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