XSEED Reveals Little King’s Story Official PC Release Date; Launch Trailer

on July 29, 2016 1:18 PM

XSEED Games announced that the strategy RPG Little King’s Story will make it’s PC debut on August 5, coming to Steam, GOG, and Humble Store.

The game is an enhanced HD port of the Wii version originally released inĀ 2009. This includes all theĀ original storybook-style art, content, and gameplay from the original release.

XSEED details the game’s story:

Once upon a time, in a small, unremarkable village, there was a timid little boy who didn’t have any friends. One day, while playing alone in his bedroom, he was rudely interrupted by a family of dirty rats. Chasing them out of his room, the little boy suddenly found himself lost in a vast, mysterious forest, where he happened upon a magical crown that imbued him with the power to command. The little boy — with his newfound companions Liam, Verde, and Howser the Bull Knight at his side — has (rather surprisingly) become the leader of the small, down-on-its-luck kingdom of Alpoko.

With his newfound powers of persuasion, the little boy began working to raise Alpoko from the depths of obscurity and poverty into the dizzying heights of absolute power and prosperity. With Howser offering effective advice and unrestrained ambition, and the citizens of Alpoko sharing his grandiose plans (whether they want to or not), the little boy marches ever onward to his ultimate goal of World Domination!

Initially released for the Nintendo Wii to rave reviews, this cult classic real-time strategy game juxtaposes cutesy fairytale visuals with some decidedly adult cynicism for a zany, irreverent adventure to build, enhance, and maintain a mystical, magical kingdom. Making its way to PC for the first time, this edition of the game remains faithful to the Wii original, but brings all its charming, sassy fun to a new audience. Can you keep Alpoko safe from the Onii and help our little hero become king of the whole world?

You can check out the launch trailer on top of a new batch of screenshots below:

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Azario Lopez has held multiple positions in the game's media industry. At DualShockers he focuses on providing coverage for niche and indie video games in the form of news updates, reviews, and interviews.