During a panel at Anime Expo, which DualShockers attended, NIS America announced the western localization of Nippon Ichi Software’s Princess wa Kane no Mouja (The Princess is a Money Grabber).
The game was released for PS Vita in Japan back in November 2016, and it will receive the English title Penny Punching Princess for the western release. On top of the original PS Vita version, NISA is adding one for Nintendo Switch.
The game is an isometric brawler, and is described as follows in the official press release sent directly by the publisher.
About the story:
In a world ruled by capitalism, cash is king!
Use the money you gather to bribe enemies to fight for you, activate deadly traps with your dough, and when all else fails, smash all that stand against you with your fists! Fight your way from nothing and amass treasures to take on the mighty Dragoloan family and reclaim your kingdom!
- Cash Rules Everything Around Me – Fight smarter, not harder! Bribe your enemies to fight for you, or activate deadly traps to turn the tide of battle in this fast-paced brawler.
- Who Says You Can’t Buy Popularity – Recruit/Buy flunkies to your cause to unlock stronger equipment and master over 70 special moves based on weapons you craft!
- A Madcap Romp of Dollars & Dragons – Embark on a wildly funny adventure as Princess, a girl robbed of her royal heritage in a world obsessed with money.
Alongside the announcement, we already get a release date: Penny Punching Princess will launch on March 23rd, 2018 in Europe and March 20th, 2018 in North America.
Below you can check out a trailer and a few screenshots directly from the press release.
A limited edition will also come for Nintendo Switch, including a set of royal family lapel pins. a Sebastian and coin keychain, a credit card-shaped 2GB USB key including the official sound track, and a collector’s gold bar-shaped box. You can see a few images of this edition in the gallery. The cost will be $59.99.