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Submitted by JRPGLuva 1220d ago | review

New Little King’s Story Review: Romancing the Throne | Tech-Gaming

Elevated by gameplay which straddles the gap between hospitable simplicity and engaging strategy, the game’s cadence is idyllic for commute-time gamers. Save for a few imperfections and Konami’s premium pricing ($39.99 USD), New Little King is an agreeable addition to the platform. (New Little King's Story, PS Vita) B-/A+

JRPGLuva  +   1220d ago
I tried to find the Wii version a few weeks ago. Most places don't have it new for less than $30.
CrescentFang  +   1220d ago
I bought mine at Costco for like $10 during the christmas season last year. Unfortunately the same Costso doesn't sell video game related products anymore... (not sure if all Costco stores do this now...)
sharpsword  +   1220d ago
If he's little, his crown must be tiny. It doesn't even fit around his head. Is there a Littler King somewhere?
RaptorMan  +   1220d ago
$39.99 for a DLC game is too much. I thought downloadable titles were getting at least a 10% discount.
Qrphe  +   1220d ago
Same, I really want this game but I don't want it that bad. I'll just wait for at least a $10 drop.
rezzah  +   1220d ago
10% in comparison to their physical copy.

If there is no physical copy, then there is nothing to reduce 10% from.
madmad  +   1220d ago
I thought it was from the MSRP. Guess I was mistaken.
Godchild1020  +   1220d ago
So a 4 dollar difference is stopping you from buying this game? The amount of gameplay you get from this downloadable title is worth the 40 dollar price tag.

I was a little wary about the type of game it was and thought it was a little too much, but the good things I heard of the Wii version I still took the leap and bought it. Well, that and the 20 dollar rebate for spending 100 dollars this month.
mediastudies  +   1220d ago
Not to be a jerk, but you ask if a 10% incentive will push him to buy a game and then you mention Sony's 20% rebate was incentive to buy more. I realize that's 10% more, but the motivation is the same, no?
Godchild1020  +   1220d ago
@ mediastudies, I planned on spending 100 dollars this month before I knew the price of the game. I asked a question and wanted to know. If Raptorman said yes, I would have asked if he buys majority of his games by download because of the savings. If not, then the 4 dollars wouldn't have made a difference to him and he probably wouldn't have bought the game anyway. IMO.

Also, there is a big difference between the savings he would have received, to the money I would be getting back for spending money. As mentioned before I planned on spending 100 dollars anyway and to get back 20 is better than saving 4 because that 20 dollars I can use on something next month.

My incentive is greater than his, if I was going to do it anyway.
ChronoJoe  +   1220d ago
Sony only dictate the prices of their own downloadable titles. Only Sony's published titles will be dropped by 10%. Other publishers may choose to adopt a similar policy, but many won't.

Just figured I'd explain. Going to be annoying if people are complaining every time a digital game is released at equal or higher to physical retail price, because I imagine it'll be happening a lot.
mediastudies  +   1220d ago
Yeah, $40 is too much. $30 tops.
GuruStarr78  +   1220d ago
Yeah, it's sad because I was pumped and all set to buy this on Tuesday, until I saw the price!
CrescentFang  +   1220d ago
$40 dollars if it was a physical copy... I think publishers need to realize even though localizing some games digitally is cheaper, having it the same price as a physical retail store will have fewer sales. Especially for a niche game like this.

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