League of Wonderland is an upcoming strategy game from SEGA that draws inspiration from fairy tales, myths, and real historical figures, to create a diverse roster of characters. Players will pick out 8 characters from this to participate in short battles that last only a couple of minutes. Check out the trailer for the game below:

Those who have played Clash Royale before will no doubt notice a similarity in League of Wonderland from the trailer. Clearly, with this title, SEGA wants to ride on the success of Supercell’s hit strategy game to create yet another global phenomenon. Whether it will achieve that goal remains to be seen, however. The anime theme is not very likely to appeal to Western players, and the game’s description on the Play Store doesn’t show that it has anything innovative in term of gameplay either.

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Fast-paced matches that only last about 2 minutes

There hasn’t been any official information about the global release date of League of Wonderland or how it’ll be monetized. Still, given that it is already available for pre-registration on Google Play, it’s safe to assume that the game is just around the corner, and chances are, it will be a free-to-play title with IAPs included.

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The game is now available for pre-registration

From what we’ve seen so far, League of Wonderland looks just like any other tower defense/card battle game for mobile. As a result, it’s probably wise to maintain a skeptical outlook. Tons of people will try out this game as soon as it comes out for sure, but you have to wonder how many will actually stick around for more than a couple of days. At the end of the day, though, how good this game is comes down to the quality of its gameplay and the fairness of its pay model, both of which we have to wait until League of Wonderland actually hits the market to be able to find out. We’ll keep you updated, so stay tuned!