Release: April 29, 1981
Sales: <250, 000
Model Number: LN-08
Lion is a Game & Watch game released as a part of the Gold series on April 29, 1981. It is a single-screen single-player Game & Watch with a maroon body and a gold faceplate.
The player is a lion tamer who must prevent the lion from escaping from its cage.
Lion was recreated in Game & Watch Gallery 3 for Game Boy Color.
In the Super Smash Bros. series, Mr. Game & Watch has an attack which has him hit opponents with a chair, referencing Lion. In Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, the stage Flat Zone 2 shifts between several layouts, one of which is based on Lion. In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, the stage Flat Zone X shifts between several layouts, one of which is based on Lion.