Monkey King: Hero Is Back to Debut on PlayStation 4 in 2019
Oasis Games in Partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment Showcases First Game Jointly Developed by Chinese and Japanese Teams at ChinaJoy 2018 at the PlayStation Booth
August 3, 2018 – Oasis Games Ltd., a leading global game publisher, announced at ChinaJoy 2018 that the first game produced cooperatively by Chinese and Japanese development teams, Monkey King: Hero Is Back, is scheduled to release first in China for PlayStation®4 in early 2019, with other regions to follow at a later date. The game, which can be viewed in today’s newly released game trailer and key art, is playable for the first time at ChinaJoy 2018 in the PlayStation booth through August 6.
Jointly produced by Oasis Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment and intellectual property holder October Media, and developed by HexaDrive, the upcoming action game highlights the original animated Chinese character, Monkey King. With over 10 hours in the main storyline, Monkey King: Hero Is Back aims to bring the authentic Chinese spirit from the film to a global audience via a high-quality gameplay experience.
Basing on the 2015 animated movie of the same name which broke records as the highest-grossing animated film in China at the time of release with a box office of $153 million, Monkey King: Hero Is Back depicts the journey shared by three main characters: Monkey King, Pigsy and the child character, Liu Jiang. These figures fight many different monsters using varied skills and magic alongside their cooperation and shared individual wisdom. As the journey continues, the relationships among three characters are greatly enhanced, and they find the missing puzzles of their own individual lives.
Monkey King: Hero Is Back is currently being shown at ChinaJoy 2018 through August 6 at the PlayStati on booth with players encountering powerful enemies in a 15-minute demo. The demo’s mission is to conquer all challenges and reach the save point while protecting little Liu Jiang.
Co-presented by Oasis Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia, developed by Hexa Drive, Monkey King: Hero Is Back will be released for PlayStation®4 in early 2019. This game has not yet been rated by the ESRB.
About Oasis Games
Oasis Games Limited was established in 2011 and has become a top global interactive entertainment publisher. The company’s games have been translated into 16 different languages and published in more than 130 countries, reaching more than 200 million players. The company continues its pioneering presence as the first, and currently sole, strategic publishing partner of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) Shanghai for the global publishing market— uniquely positioning Oasis Games to bring high quality games to PC and console players worldwide. Its blockbuster online RPG, Legend Online, has attracted over 50 million players and Naruto Online, the award-winning RPG browser-based game of the Naruto franchise, has amassed a global following. The company has also launched a lineup of exciting Steam and PlayStation®VR games including Light Tracer, Pixel Gear and Salary Man Escape while continuing to release strong new games for PC, console and VR. For more information, please visit www.oasgames.com.