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Japanese Fantasy Life-Sim “World Neverland: Elnea Kingdom” Heads to Nintendo Switch

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The latest Famitsu (via Ryokutya2089) has confirmed Althi’s latest WorldNeverland game is coming to the Nintendo Switch.

The free-to-play mobile game, World Neverland – Elnea Kingdom, is developed by Althi – who are licensing the name from Riversoft. Featured above, you can view a trailer for the game’s mobile version.

Here’s a rundown on the game, via its mobile version:


“WorldNeverland – Elnea Kingdom” is a simulation game that allows the player to enjoy a free lifestyle in an elaborate sandbox kingdom. The large number of AI characters that are moving about the kingdom and to whom the player can communicate make the player feel just as if they were playing an online game. Since its Japanese release in May, 2015, “World Neverland – Elnea Kingdom” has seen over 50 updates with improvements and content enhancements reflecting the requests of players. It has received high ratings in the Japanese stores and achieved 800,000 overall downloads.

World Neverland is an original game made using an overhead community simulation system that is patented in Japan. What makes this game unique from others of the same genre is that it feels as if it is simulating a living society. The kingdom that sets the stage for this game includes details such as realms, buildings, and even a national system. This creates a virtual community in which hundreds of people live. The various AI characters act of their own free will.

The player arrives in this kingdom as a traveler, becomes a citizen, and then lives there. Each player has a house and field. The player can also save money to move into a mansion. The player can participate as the head of or a guest at events such as seasonal functions, state ceremonies, festivals, marriages, childbirths, and funeral services. Players can become friends with and marry other unmarried characters. Players can also work hard at a job or martial art to find success in this world. The player can also have several children to increase the size of their family. By transferring their control to offspring, the player can experience a long period of play over several generations of a family. Cooking can also be done using a variety of ingredients. Monsters can be defeated and dungeons or forests explored to gather resources or ingredients for cooking and making weapons. Martial arts tournaments can be entered, allowing players to compete to be the number one hero in the kingdom. The player is free to do, or not do, what they wish. The kingdom has a history of several hundred years, which can be read about in the library.

Key Features:

  • Unprecedented, stand-alone RPG and life simulator. Let’s start the kingdom life now.
  • It’s everything You want in a RPG.
  • Let’s immigrate to the free and peaceful kingdom and enjoy your another life.
  • Enjoy a free life with love and adventure.
  • Quests, battles, item gathering, harvest, love, marriage, even raising children.
  • An easy-going, relaxed play experience.
  • Real life takes on new meaning.

World Neverland – Elnea Kingdom is available now for iOS via the App Store and Android via Google Play.

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4 comments
  1. Fear Me I Am Free
    Fear Me I Am Free
    December 19, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    I could see myself trying this.

  2. Kitsune
    Kitsune
    December 19, 2017 at 2:59 pm

    It looks so cheap, but sounds like there might be a vast amount of quality in the options and choices you can make. I’ll wait and see what this is all about.

  3. Michael Richardson
    Michael Richardson
    December 19, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    Jesus, this looks hideous.

  4. Thoon Thoon
    Thoon Thoon
    December 19, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    Truly the switch is pushing gaming as a whole in a bold new direction.