Skull Island: Rise of Kong launches on major consoles and PC later in 2023

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The gaming world received some earth-shattering news. The thunderous roar of a gaming king echoes through the industry as, Skull Island: Rise of Kong gets confirmed for release later this year.

This thrilling third-person action-adventure game, bound for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam, takes inspiration from the profound lore of Skull Island by creator Joe DeVito and Merian C. Cooper’s King Kong.

The King reclaims his throne

In Skull Island: Rise of Kong, players will step into the massive footprints of Kong on a mission to avenge his parents’ death. Challenged by the primal terror of the ultimate alpha predator, Gaw, you’ll traverse the mysterious landscapes of Skull Island, taking on the primal beasts of the island and battling intense boss fights to reclaim your rightful throne.

As you delve deeper into this mythical land, you’ll unearth the secrets of its exotic flora and fauna, harnessing the power that flows through them. The ascension to being the king won’t be easy, but the path to the throne rarely is.

Skull Island: Rise of Kong - Kong Skull Mountain

Key features: The heart of Kong’s journey

  • Explore the Origins of the King: Start your journey as the orphaned Kong and experience his evolution to the King of Skull Island as you hunt for revenge against Gaw.
  • Unleash the Fury of Kong: Deal devastating combos to dominate Gaw’s ferocious minions, and unleash your rage to heighten the impact of your attacks. Send even the most gargantuan of enemies fleeing with your earth-shattering roar and brutal finishing attacks.
  • Ascend to New Heights: Gain new abilities through special events and intense boss fights to unlock Kong’s full potential.
  • Discover the Mythos of Skull Island: Explore mountainous terrain, jungles, swamps, skullite-filled caves and more to unearth collectables, unlock new areas, and learn more about the mysterious history of this faraway land.
Skull Island: Rise of Kong - Kong v Gaw Skull Mountain

Pre-order and Deluxe Edition details

Fans keen to embark on this thrilling journey can pre-order Skull Island: Rise of Kong for £34.99 at major retailers. Moreover, a digital deluxe version, the Colossal Edition, will be available for pre-order soon at £44.99.

This special edition offers a plethora of extras, including eight exclusive film grains featuring the ability to experience a red-tinted rage mode and the aesthetic of the classic 1933 and 1970s-era King Kong films. You’ll also receive a Kong colour pack with ten different colours, a boss-rush mode for back-to-back titan battles, and a behind-the-scenes exclusive pack. This includes peeks at in-game artwork and the all-original orchestral soundtrack.

The game’s development is spearheaded by IguanaBee Studios and published by GameMill Entertainment, ensuring a thrilling experience that honours the legacy of King Kong.

Unleash Kong’s fury and become the King of Skull Island. This year, Skull Island is not just a place, it’s a journey, a battle, and ultimately, a crowning.

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Skull Island: Rise of Kong reveal trailer

Check out the new reveal trailer below which dropped today!

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