Unsung Story

Unsung Story is a tactical role-playing game in development by Little Orbit. The game was announced via the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter in early 2014 by developer Playdek under the creative direction of Yasumi Matsuno. The game is meant to be a spiritual successor of Final Fantasy Tactics (1997), a game he directed.[1][2]

Unsung Story
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Developer(s)Little Orbit
Designer(s)Yasumi Matsuno
Composer(s)Hitoshi Sakimoto
ReleaseDecember 17, 2020 (early access)
Genre(s)Tactical role-playing

In February 2016, Playdek announced that development had been stopped for lack of resources.[3][4] In early 2017, Playdek announced that Little Orbit would continue the game's development in their place, with Little Orbit buying all of the rights and assets.[5][6][7] Unsung Story was released in early access for Microsoft Windows on December 17, 2020, with the full version in development for Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.[8]


  1. ^ "Unsung Story RPG Meets Kickstarter Goal With 1 Day to Go". Anime News Network. February 14, 2014. Retrieved February 14, 2020.
  2. ^ Jeremy Parish (2014-01-14). "Will Unsung Story be the First Proper Successor to Final Fantasy Tactics? Signs Look Good". USGamer. Retrieved 2016-10-02.
  3. ^ Sykes, Tom (7 February 2016). "Final Fantasy Tactics director's Unsung Story put on hold". PC Gamer. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  4. ^ Good, Owen S. (8 February 2016). "Development has stopped on Unsung Story, studio tells Kickstarter donors". Polygon. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Update 56: A NEW BEGINNING... · Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians". Kickstarter. Retrieved 2017-08-01.
  6. ^ Fenlon, Wes (2017-08-01). "Kickstarter disaster Unsung Story has been sold to the developers of Barbie & Her Sisters Puppy Rescue". PC Gamer.
  7. ^ Schreier, Jason (2017-08-02). "A timeline of Unsung Story, one the biggest Kickstarter failures ever". Kotaku.
  8. ^ "Unsung Story". Kickstarter. Retrieved June 1, 2020.

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