Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

An action-adventure video game adaptation of the award-winning wuxia film of the same name, following three martial artists in 19th century China as they seek the fabled sword "Green Destiny".

Overview

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a historical-fantasy action-adventure game developed by both Genki and LightWeight and published by Ubisoft for the PlayStation 2 in North America on October 9, 2003 and in Europe on November 28, 2003, with a later Xbox release in North America on December 9, 2003 and in Europe on January 16, 2004. The PS2 version also received a release in Japan by Entertainment Software Publishing on January 22, 2004.

A video game adaptation of the 2000 wuxia film of the same name, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is set in 19th century China and puts players in the role of three martial artists trained in the art of Wudan: retired swordsman Li Mu Bei (portrayed by Chow Yun-fat), his lifelong friend Yu Shu Lien (portrayed by Michelle Yeoh), and the young aristocratic thief Jen (portrayed by Zhang Ziyi).

The game also received a handheld adaptation for the Game Boy Advance, developed by Ubisoft Shanghai and released in-tandem with the PS2 version in North America and Europe. Unlike the console games, this version is a 2D side-scrolling action-platformer and is focused on one protagonist (Jen).