Konami has remastered the game with graphical changes and some gameplay updates on the Vita. Those who have played the Wii version, will notice that it looks quite a bit different from the original, but it supposedly keeps the overall spirit of the game.

From the press release:

    Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that New Little King’s Story will be available for download for the new PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system this summer. Featuring a brand new storyline and online functionality, New Little King’s Story offers players a royal role playing game with enhanced PlayStation®Vita system graphics and features.

    New Little King’s Story follows players as they assume the role of King Corobo, tasked with reclaiming his kingdom from the Devil King, “The Nightmare.” Players will experience an incredible journey as they visit seven different kingdoms and battle against evil dark lords that have captured the royal princesses. As King, gamers will need to lead their Royal Guard in every grand battle, and plan attacks wisely as they grow their populations and broaden their territories.

    The action adventure title takes full advantage of the PlayStation®Vita system, featuring upgraded 2D and 3D visuals, and utilizes intuitive touch controls, including the PlayStation®Vita system rear touch pad. Players can also enjoy a myriad of newly added online features including downloadable content, item combining co-operative play and online leaderboards.