In the latest installment of the toco toco TV, the beautiful and melancholy documentary series about Japanese game makers, Yoshiro Kimura talks about the experiences that have led to his small oeuvre of lovely, idiosyncratic games including the PS2's Chulip, Little King’s Story for the Wii, and most recently Million…
New Little King's Story, a sequel to the wonderful Wii role-playing game Little King's Story will make it to America this summer. The game came out in Japan in March, but now the U.S. of A. gets it too.
Yasuhiro Wada (Harvest Moon) and Yoshiro Kimura (Little King's Story) joined the No More Heroes developer about a year ago. Now, they've apparently left. Kotaku's following up. [Siliconera]
Guess that's why it's new! Konami is bringing the utterly charming Little King's Story role-playing game to the PS Vita.
Today in Tokyo, Konami held a press conference, detailing some of the games it plans to bring to the Tokyo Game Show.
As mentioned in the latest Famitsu, Little King's Story is headed to the PS Vita. Apparently, it's not a port of the Wii version, but a new title and will make use of the Vita's specs. [ゲーム情報！ゲームのはなし]
Earlier this year, Tokyo-based Grasshopper Manufacture snagged Akira Yamaoka of Silent Hill fame from Konami. This month, it also signed two more "name" developers.
Marvelous Entertainment has published titles like Harvest Moon, No More Heroes and Little King's Story. It has seen better days.
Yasuhiro Wada, honcho of Japanese company Marvelous, will be leaving his post as Director of Digital Contents on March 31.
Founded in 1999 and best known for mystery game Hotel Dusk, Cing filed for bankruptcy on March 1.
We're not just debating the best video game of 2009 this week. We've got other awards to dole out. Today, I declare which '09 game had the best cut scenes and which was the runner-up.
With a new Super Mario Bros. title to tide fans over, and plenty of third-party software, this year's Wii offering includes an eclectic mix of games. But which to buy?
After being crowned by transsexual fashion model Ayanna Tsubaki, 24-year-old Ken Suyama stuffs his face with Burger King burgers as part of a promotional event for Little King's Story.
At last, a Japanese role-playing game on Wii that can spark thoughts of Pikmin and Psychonauts. But it's also the first game to make this mild-mannered reviewer angrily throw his controller in about a decade.
There comes a time in the week to reflect on what got into my reporter's notebook but didn't turn into Kotaku blog posts. Shall we?
Here's a lovely batch of screens from Little King's Story for the Nintendo Wii, which could be the prettiest strategy title ever created.
Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada says "the games industry worldwide is in danger if we keep making sequels," just weeks before the 19th installment of Harvest Moon hits PSPs in Japan.
Marvelous Entertainment USA and XSEED games are teaming up for E3, showing off their line up of upcoming titles together as one united force of goodness. While the focus is mainly on the Nintendo DS and Wii, there is a PSP game in the form of RPG sequel Valhalla Knights 2 to spice things up. The name of the game here…
Marvellous' upcoming Little King's Story for the Wii looks brilliant. A delightful fairy-tale aesthetic, gameplay that promises to be a hands-on version of The Settlers and cow knights? All exciting stuff. Made even more exciting by the announcement today of one of your rival kingdoms in the game. Which is...the…
We've heard Xseed is publishing Marvelous' Little King's Story on the Wii this Winter (you can stop calling it "Project O" now), and between the gorgeous art style, charming look and the somewhat Harvest Moon-influenced gameplay blend of real-time strategy, adventure and RPG, there's a lot to clasp our hands in…