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The Lion King (Genesis)

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Title Screen

The Lion King

Also known as: Disney's The Lion King (JP/EU/AU)
Developer: Westwood Studios
Publishers: Virgin Interactive (US/EU/AU), Sega (JP), Tec Toy (BR)
Platform: Genesis
Released in JP: December 9, 1994
Released in US: December 8, 1994
Released in EU: November 1994
Released in AU: 1994
Released in BR: 1994


MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.


PrereleaseIcon.png This game has a prerelease article

A popular platformer based on a popular movie.

Cheat Menu

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At the Options menu, press Right, A, A, B, Start for a hidden menu with settings for invincibility (Cheat Mode) and a level select. Some of the levels have slightly different names; perhaps the most interesting is that "Hakuna Matata" is referred to as "Willow Cascade", same as in the early SNES prototype.

(Source: GameFAQs (johnnybluebacker))

Unused Song

King Tag

A short jingle which contains a unique snippet of "I Just Can't Wait to be King". It isn't used anywhere in the game, but you can still hear it in the Sound Test. The Game Gear and Master System versions of the game, which share a music composer with this version, play a similar tune when a stage is cleared; it's possible this was meant for the same purpose.