Following the new reveal at Chinajoy 2018, Oasis Games reached out with a press release including new info and 4K screenshots of the upcoming game Monkey King: Hero Is Back.
We get some colorful 4K screenshots showing gameplay, and the key art of the game, alongside a direct-feed version of the trailer which we added at the bottom of the post as a bonus.
We also learn that the game will launch in China exclusively for PS4 in 2019, while other regions will follow “at a later time.”
The game is jointly produced by Oasis Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment and intellectual property holder October Media, and developed by Osaka-based studio HexaDrive, the game will come with over ten hours of gameplay in the main storyline.
We also get an official description directly from the press release:
“Based 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.”