UPDATE – Compile Heart and Sting launched the official website for Dokapon Kingdom: Connect, revealing the first details about the upcoming remake. Additionally, the game’s first trailer was released.
Here’s an overview of the game via Gematsu:
Board game x RPG. This is Dokapon Kingdom: Connect.
The only condition for victory is to “earn more money than anyone else.” Players become “Heroes” and aim to become “The Hero Who Earns More Money Than Anyone Else.”
The rules are simple. Stop the spinner, move, and follow the instructions on the space.
Defeat monsters, get items and treasures, change jobs, get robbed by strange characters, and even steal your friends’ money. No mercy for friends or family! The mischievous battle were anything goes begins now!
Once upon a time, there was a kingdom named Dokapon where the people enjoyed nothing more than their money. The sight of its golden glimmer, the comforting clink of a full wallet, the metallic taste of a freshly minted coin… Everyone Loved their cash, and nobody Loved it more than the King.
One day, monsters appeared out of nowhere and attacked the towns of Dokapon Kingdom. These monsters stole people’s money for their own mysterious reasons, and the people became so poor that they were unable to pay their taxes to the King.
The King, moved to tears by the plight of his people and his income, called upon heroes from far and wide to free his people from the monsters. The reward for this dangerous task is the beautiful Princess Penny’s hand in marriage and the throne of Dokapon Kingdom!
A journey full of danger, intrigue, betrayal, and cold, hard cash is about to begin!
Check out the announcement trailer below:
Lastly, Dokapon Kingdom: Connect launches April 13 for Nintendo Switch in Japan.
Original – 1/18/2023 11:00 a.m. EDT – Compile Heart and Sting have announced Dokapon Kingdom: Connect, an upcoming party game for Nintendo Switch. The publisher previously teased a game announcement for an upcoming issue of Famitsu (Thanks, Gematsu).
Dokapon Kingdom: Connect is a remake of Dokapon Kingdom for PlayStation 2 with newly-added online multiplayer support. The February 2 issue of Famitsu contains more information about the game, which has yet to have been officially released. The new issue releases on Thursday, January 19.
Leaks indicate an April 13 release date in Japan for Nintendo Switch, and a worldwide release has not been confirmed. However, the game was recently rated in Germany, so a worldwide release appears to be likely. Potential publishers for the game include Idea Factory International and Aksys Games.
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