After a brutally hard day of brutally dictating, how should a brutal dictator relax? With his own video game, apparently.
Kim Jong-un, the Supreme Leader of North Korea, stars in the sidescrolling shooter Glorious Leader, due for release soon on PC, and later on mobile devices.
It's not expected to be available in Pyongyang.
Glorious Leader also stars Kim's pal Dennis Rodman, the former NBA star and iconoclast invited to North Korea by Kim, said to be a fan of the Chicago Bulls, with whom Rodman won three NBA championships. Rodman's "basketball diplomacy" visits have resulted in a number of embarrassing statements and the general impression he's shilling for a ruler whose purges include killing family members, to say nothing of inheriting and presiding over a regime distinguished by harrowing human rights abuses.
Kim gallops on a unicorn and shoots down paratroopers over seven levels of action from Moneyhorse Games. He appears to be fending off an invasion rather than leading one, so this wouldn't appear to be the sequel to 2011's Homefront.
Tongue-in-cheek, the studio told The Daily Dot that Russia's Vladimir Putin "has already expressed interest in having Moneyhorse tell his remarkable tale."