Easily the most high-profile, and expensive, WiiWare launch title is Square Enix’s Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life As a King.

For your $15, you get a game far removed from the series’ action-RPG roots. It’s a Sims-like town simulation game where you, as a child-king, build a castle city from scratch. By adding buildings and inhabitants, then making sure they all pitch in and help you, you’ll turn a former ghost town into a thriving place to live.

It’s almost like Dragon Quest in reverse. At the beginning of the stereotypical RPG, your band of adventurers meets the King, who sends them off on a quest to enter the dungeons and slay monsters. In this game, you are the King, and you send your subjects off outside of the town into dungeons where they kill the monsters.

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