Digimon World Re:Digitize has 10,000+ Accessories to Choose From

By Laura . July 7, 2012 . 5:10pm

Two more guest characters have been announced for Digimon World Re:Digitize in V Jump magazine, including one who’s not from Season 1 of the anime. This character is Takato Matsuda from Season 3, Digimon Tamers, with Dukemon as his partner. The other character is the popular Yamato Ishida and his partner, MetalGarurumon.

 

Additionally, Namco have announced that if you defeat Takato, you can obtain accessories that you can decorate your Digimon with. These will most likely have no effect on your Digimon’s stats—only its appearance. There are a total of over 10,000 items to choose from, two of which are goggles (which season’s is unknown) and an afro (from Season 1).

 

As far as Digimon go, two more Digimon have been announced for the game as well—VictoryGreymon and Lilithmon. Digimon World Re:Digitize will be released on July 19th in Japan.


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  • French

    Digimon, Digital monsters.

    • Anime10121

      Digimon are the Champions :P

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6gaeJkLNWE

      • French

        I love the anime, I love this game. I am taking up Japanese in order to be able to play all these wonderful games kept from us in the west haha :) !

  • Nitraion

    Lol too much greatness for psp game… hope see it on psn soon 

    • gaiahatergaia

      It’s because the PSP is still going strong in japan, just look at how much Japanese games never get localized, one popular franchise being the Super robot taisen.
      i really doubt Digimon will get localized, not even Valkyria chronicle 3, who was fairly popular in both Japan and the west, didn’t get localized, even after all those localization-dedicated groups and signed petitions. ;/

      • Nitraion

        Well its because developer want to target all audience and they know psp console is easy to get…
        And about Valkyria hmm i want  sega to back to console again once more….
        i miss the whole map…

        • gaiahatergaia

          Obviously, this might sound off-topic but, Japan is a friendly country, and i mean that in alot of ways, despite the weird stuff you see and hear about them lol

      • Renaldi Saputra

        there have been some epic games for PSP which are mostly still TBA in japan..
        for example: Hunter X Hunter Wonder Adventure, Sword Art Online, etc.. and also most of them are by bandai namco

        it’s silly why bamco doesn’t want to bring their epic games overseas..

        • Solomon_Kano

          Not really silly, but it does suck that they have so many good looking games that we won’t get to play overseas.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            I really wonder why bamco doesn’t wanna do that.. do they think that senses of play in japan and outside japan are different? or maybe they will just wait until the release date and see the sales whether good or bad.. if good, then they’ll bring outside

          • Solomon_Kano

            It’s a matter of their sales potential here. A series like Hunter X Hunter doesn’t have a very high profile in the west, for example. On top of that, it’s on the PSP which is a pirate magnet. For a publisher of their size, the risk simply outweighs the (potential) reward. Overall, it just doesn’t make sense for them to bring PSP games anymore when their already niche titles would also be subject to piracy and an incredibly low profile due to PSP support largely having died off in 2010.

            That said, in this particular case, we wouldn’t have had to worry about this had the PSP not been so easily hacked or were the Digimon franchise still strong in the west. It’s been a while since Digimon was out there over here.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            yeah, moreover, if i’m not mistaken most of ppl in japan are reluctant to buy pirated stuffs, they prefer to buy originally.. sadly we must face the fact.. well, it seems that all my hope now is depending on a fansub who probably will translate voluntarily.. IMO, eng patch will be better than western version bcos I’ve got used into japanese terms since beginning..

          • Solomon_Kano

            I’d prefer a western version so more people would have the opportunity to play it since people aren’t always aware of English patches, but I’ll settle in this case. I’ll still import it, but I’m definitely hoping the fans come through on an English patch.

        • gaiahatergaia

          I hate to admit it but, Japan’s games are ten times better than The West’s, and let’s be honest here, would you rather play a short 4 hours game of shooting people with the same overused pattern, or some RPG/Action RPG that’ll keep you going for hours, trying to level up, get good equipments from hidden dungeons, fight bosses, follow the story, etc etc?

          You don’t have to answer that because i already know lol

          • Renaldi Saputra

            TRUE STORY BRO

      • Anime10121

         Well PSP would still be going strong around the globe if it wasnt for piracy.  Heck before it became so easy to hack PSP a lot of 3rd parties were doing better there than on the Wii.  But after it got hacked, at least around 80% of western PSP users started pirating (going by sales of MGS, FF, GoW software numbers before and after).

        • gaiahatergaia

          Well, at least we got xSEED localizing some good JRPG’s.

          • Anime10121

            True, and thank GOD for XSEED, but its still sad that even their games aren’t doing as well as what they should be doing:(  I mean Xseed releases gem’s like Trails in the Skiy and the Ys series and neither achieves the sales that, I at least, think they deserve.

          • gaiahatergaia

            I know what you mean, man, sadly our culture is mostly interested in hardcore crap like Call of duty and war stuff where you shoot and kill people ;/
            Still though, at least we get to play some decent RPG’s thanks to XSEED, though my only wish before the PSP completely dies in the west, is that we get to play Sol trigger and Fate/extra CCC in english, if i get those two, then i’ll be more than happy, but of course, i’d be even happier if we got more than that lol.

  • Herok♞

    This news is really making me consider importing even if I have no clue whats going on, how much will it cost?

  • Anime10121

    WANT SO BAD!  NEEDS FAN TRANSLATION… huff huff puff puff

    Sadly though I dont even think this’ll receive a fan translation,  if Type 0 doesn’t have anyone to pick up the reigns to translate it  (since the west has effectively abandoned PSP – not that I cant understand why), I KNOW this one wont.

    • Christopher Nunes

      There’s still very few PSP coming to the US, but it’s dying out here… which sucks. There’s really good games for it that no one wants to bring it over because of the pirating thing that happen to the PSP… which really hurt it.

      I want this game, and a few others games for the PSP to come over. I’m importing this, but still… not fair. :<

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

      Hello, put it into PSV, it will sell lk hotcake if not decently. I been hearing rant on no Vita game to play on places…..

      • Anime10121

        I agree, but then you’d here people crying about it still being $40 (full price for both PSP and Vita games) and that it’s “graphics” aren’t the leetz and that it being a “port” of a last gen release it shouldn’t be full price.

        So that probably wont happen unfortunately :(

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

          But they will end up buying it anyway. They are all just a bunch of tsuntsun and trolls.

  • Josh

    this has been known for weeks lol

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Been studying my ass off in preparation for this. Oh man, I can’t wait.

  • Nicolas Simonpietri

    We all come here for news on localization. 

    • http://wiredjungle.wordpress.com/ DrakosAmatras

      “We all” is stretching it, but if that’s the expectation you came in with, I’m afraid you are going to be disappointed quite often.

  • gaiahatergaia

    10000 accessories?
    The biggest RPG i’ve ever played had no more than 100 ingame items, and this PSP digimon game will have a thousands times more than that?

    I be importin’.

    • Christopher Nunes

      I already did, weeks ago, but I seriously want a localized version! I miss Digimon! :(

    • Renaldi Saputra

       it feels weird too for me.. but who knows??

  • LunarKnite

    This game just gets better and better with each article. Takatomon? Hell yeah!

    • Christopher Nunes

      Guilmon: Takatomon!
      Takato: No! Takato!

      Ah, sweet memories! I loved Season 3! A really darker season with the Digimon death, at least in Season 1 and 2 the Digimon revive themselves as newborns or return to the way they were before when they got deleted.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

        Still like its predecessors, it also featured brutal way to dispatch enemy Digimon. Remember when Ryou’s feral Cyberdramon crumpled Deva Majiramon’s head like a soda can before totally deleting him. Unless it’s the dub version.

        • Christopher Nunes

          Never saw the original Japanese version of the series… might give it a whirl, but I grew up with the dub version of the series and the character’s English names sticks to me unless they kept their Japanese names a bit (Tai is in the English, though his full name is Taichi, I think of Tai as his nickname… though it took me a while to realize that Yamato is Matt since the MetalGarurumon should’ve been a dead give away).

          I really hope at least one character from each season makes a cameo appearance in this game. Already seen some screenshots on the accessories… they seem funny!

          http://www.facebook.com/Digimon.World.Re.Digitize

          • Renaldi Saputra

            yamato it is

          • Christopher Nunes

            Oh, thank you. I’ll fix that right now.

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

             Swagumon. LOL.

            Trust me, you might be surprised how much darker and more adult the Japanese version of Adventure 01 is.

            It’s… July now, so hopefully this month’s V-Jump will reveal even more special challengers.

            Strange that the last V-Jump skipped any of the 02 cast.

      • Renaldi Saputra

         Chiaki J. Konaka FTW!!!!

  • http://vindictushots.tumblr.com/ Okuni-chan

    ( ๏_๏) Ten Thousand!? As if I wasn’t set on buying the game before… This news has me determined!

  • Armand John Virrey

    WESTERN 100x release…XD

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

       Listen to this, BAMCO.

  • Strain42

     Words can’t describe how much I want this game…I mean I guess “I want this game” sort of sums it up nicely…but does that really say what I want it to say?

    …Yeah, I guess it kinda does.

    • Altoire

       I agree :|

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

      /me high 5 @Strain42:disqus 

  • Christopher Nunes

    Man, this game seriously rocks! Accessories on your Digimon partners and there’s over 10,000 of them!? That’s insane! And it’s a great way to personalized your Digimon partner, I wonder if one of the accessories is Agumon’s red training wrist that he used in Season 5 as Masaru Daimon’s Agumon.

    I’m so glad that I’ve pre-order this game on Play-Asia and waiting for the game to be imported when it comes out… I miss Digimon so much in the US and we need this game to come to the US! Please, bring it to the PSN at least! I will buy it!

    Seriously I have no idea which Digimon partner I want the most, but it’s going to be Dorumon and then his Mega Form Alphamon! Alphamon’s in the game, right? If not, I might go with Chaosmon which has both Light and Dark abilities… which suits my preference with the Yin and Yang element!

    Digimon, Digital Monsters! Digimon are the champions!

    I love Digimon!

  • MrKappa

    Don’t you mean it has 10,000+ accessories we won’t get to choose from?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

    Afro? As in this?

    http://spe.fotolog.com/photo/14/57/52/digixgrupo0024/1271732911116_f.jpg

    Something tells me a certain Goggle-less Digimon main character would want one of those Goggles badly instead of giving it to his partner….

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

      OMg if the game has this I gonna force Leomon to wear DAT AFRO with a Kamina shade.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

         Let’s see if the “Leomons Must Die Curse” will have an effect if Leomon wears those.

  • revenent hell

    Who’s doing the charecter designs? For some reason this games charecters kinda remind me of  the Devil survivor series….I actually am not big on Digimon but I clicked because the lil pic above reminded me so much of that series charecter art style

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Maan-Bantiles/100003037035258 Maan Bantiles

      Yup same artist, and I think, Durarara!!!

      • revenent hell

        I may actually have insentive to play a Digimon game now :D I realy like the art style

      • Z3

        and Baccano :)

        • KyoyaHibari

          Yasuda didn’t draw for Baccano, the artist for the Baccano light novels is Katsumi Enami. Ryohgo Narita writes both light novel series, but the artists aren’t the same.

          • Z3

            I’m talking about the anime 

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

        Etsusa bridge too, FYI. And his own manga, Yozakura Quartet.

  • noctis_nox

    The question is will this be localized?

  • VietKnight

     I hope NamcoBandai release this as a digital download at least with support for Vita. Digimon is still popular.

    • Christopher Nunes

      I second that! Digimon needs to come back to the US!

  • Roberto Armando Iraheta

    >_< Ugh. I want this so bad. Please someone pick this up!

  • Hinataharem

    I want Takatomon bread as a pre-order bonus.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

      Guilmon bread!

      • Christopher Nunes

        I’ll take ten, please!

        What? I’m a growing boy.

  • Christopher Nunes
    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

       Swagumon.

      • Christopher Nunes

        …eh, who’s Swagumon? Or are you just saying that to reference the gear on Agumon here?

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

          Just the gear that consists of white hat, shades and red scarf.

          Heck, combine the red scarf and the afro, you’ll get a disguised Agumon ala 01. LOL.

          • Christopher Nunes

            That would be awesome! LOL

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

    Oh, Akiho stop teasing me with dat sexy nurse costume!!

    *AHEM* I can equip goggles to Digimon!? :3

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

      Oh, she’s gonna get perved. Digimon fanartists… I’ve seen what they can do.

      Yup. Though Masaru badly needs the Goggles more. >XD

      • Renaldi Saputra

        goggles symbolize bravery.. but masaru had become brave without goggles

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

          A real man doesn’t need to wear a kid’s Goggles? >XD

          But Taiki said in Young Hunters that “A Hero needs Goggles.” >XD

          • Renaldi Saputra

            a real man doesn’t always mean a hero.. masaru doesn’t want to become a hero.. he just wanna be a real man as what his father Daimon Suguru had thought.. he only wanna be just like his father

    • Z3

      Look closely at Akiho’s outfit, there’s like some slight opening on her right boobies

  • killer_rabbit

    I can imagine rookie digimon wearing accesories like google etc, but what about mega digimon? Dukemon with a google??? Lol, can’t wait to see it.

    • Renaldi Saputra

      it seems that ultimate (mega) digimon don’t need any accessories.. they’re cool enough with their appearances

  • Renaldi Saputra

    accessories?? do they affect the stats of digimon?? if it so, then it’s interesting to equip them..

    • Christopher Nunes

      No, just appearance as they stated.

      • Renaldi Saputra

        that’s too bad.. it would be very cool if those accessories affects your digimon’s status

  • KyoyaHibari

    I’d love to swag out my Digimon with Takato’s goggles, but I still hope Takuya is in the game! >.<

    • Christopher Nunes

      If Takuya is in, how would Agunimon would his partner or would he transform into it? Would be interesting.

      • Renaldi Saputra

        and also we don’t know on what level Agnimon is at.. it would be silly if it’s made as an adult (champ) lv.. bcos you know, the levels in frontier aren’t same like another series..

        • D H

          What are you talking about? The levels in Frontier are the same. If you’re referring to the main cast, then yes, they are all Hybrid level except for Susanoomon, who is an Ultimate. Levels and evolution still work the same way in the Frontier world. Also, they can still have Takuya-Agnimon in the game without making him a partner Digimon….considering he’s a Hybrid….

          • Renaldi Saputra

            then maybe only susanoomon that will appear in this game if it’s so..
            and yes, the frontier’s digital world is still same like the previous one about that terms, not like xros which was the only different from another..

            that’s why agnimon and all frontier’s protagonist digimon weren’t existed in data squad (savers another mission), world ds, dawn/dusk, and championship.. except for susanoomon..

          • D H

            Yeah, well, the Hybrids already done their job saving the Digital World, there’s really no reason for them to reappear. While Susanoomon is also a legendary Digimon, he’s easier to fit in considering he’s more “traditional”, but for some reason it’s hard for me to imagine him being an accessible partner considering his stats as such a tremendous God type. It would be like having Apocalymon or Huanglongmon as obtainble Digimon…..although possible, it just doesn’t feel right…..

        • Christopher Nunes

          Agunimon is consider a Champion (Hybrid) level Digimon.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            then what level is vritramon, ardhamon, and kaisergreymon?? it’s confusing for me.. ardhamon is stronger than vritramon bcos ardhamon was the fusion of human and beast armor (agnimon and vritramon), and kaisergreymon is much stronger than ardhamon.. if vritramon is a perfect (ultimate), and ardhamon is an ultimate (mega), then what level is kaisergreymon?? super ultimate.. and then what level is susanoomon?? hyper ultimate?? lol..

            that’s why frontier’s protagonist digimon only exist in a combat battle type of digimon games.. except for susanoomon..

    • Renaldi Saputra

      i doubt it.. I think frontier + DMW 1 concept wouldn’t match.. it’ll just confusing in the end..

  • Raharu95

    Oh Yes! Takato!

  • http://www.facebook.com/djalmalves Djalma Alves

    Let’s defeat Takato XD

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

       http://www.y-gallery.net/files/preview/8/83/836557-20111017181527.jpg/RoteLola%20-%20GUILMON!.jpg

  • ZBaksh386

    GUILMON FTW.

  • Solomon_Kano

    I need this game!

    Unfortunately, between Digimon’s significantly decreased presence and the PSP’s state, we’re guaranteed not to see it. It would be lovely if one of our awesome niche publishers could pick it up but, given that it’s a Namco title, that’s beyond unlikely.

    Might be the first time I’ve actually needed to import a PSP game. Maybe I’ll grab Type-0 while I’m at it…

    • Christopher Nunes

      I know, really. The PSP has LOADS of great games, however due to piracy we won’t see them and the companies in the US don’t see the profit of it… I hate to say this, but video game is about business and if the game doesn’t sell well or doesn’t net back the cost it took to advertise and localize it there’s no point.

      However the PSN can remedy that and make it less cost efficient to localize the games, but seeing how it’s NAMCO and their trend with localizing games outside of Japan (I think I have to say it’s the US branch, not the JPN branch that’s too blame).. it seems unlikely but given that Tales of Xillia was just announced I’m a little hopeful.

      But then there’s the Black Rock Shooter game, where the hell is it!? Why is there no mentioning it? Don’t tell me they’re going to left the game be left in the game about finishing localizing it… I believe NISA is the one talking about localizing it?

      Anyway this is NOT my first import PSP game, nor will it be the last (Fate/Extra CCC will probably be it), but I really would like to see Digimon back here even on the PSN.

      I feel like making a banner with the words “Welcome back to the Digital World” or “Return to the Digital World” while using the Digimon World Re: Digitize characters as the picture INSIDE Season 1/Adventure 01′s DigiDevice to show how much we want Digimon back to the US and post it on Namco’s facebook and twitter page!

      We need this game in the US!

      • Solomon_Kano

        The deal with localizing for PSN only though, is that it’s kinda impractical for publishers who aren’t XSEED or Aksys in their size. For a publisher like Namco with a series like Digimon, they’d sooner not localize at all before further minimizing the already small percentage of PSP owners who would actually pay for a game like this.

        It’s definitely on fault of their US branch, but they make the decisions that they do based on the data they collect. Where games like Tales get lots of requests, that fanbase is notoriously fickle and, honestly, it nearly makes me sympathize when Namco decides not to bring a Tales game. They really can’t win for losing with that series.

        As for BRS, with the game getting an announcement and then falling off the face of the earth, I’m inclined to believe that NISA gave up on it. It’d be disappointing for sure, but I’d be fine at least knowing why they let it fade away like that. There’s literally been no announcements regarding it since they initially said they were bringing it over.

        I only bought my PSP last year and I only have two UMD games for it, so now I finally have reason to import stuff. Now that I’m starting, I figure I’ll start getting other older PSP games I wanted from Japan too (some Bleach and Reborn stuff).

        I really wish we could get like a mass of Digimon fans begging Namco to bring this over, but even then the PSP’s situation is just too dire for me to think that would have any effect. A real pity too. Last Digimon game I got to play was Dusk on DS and it didn’t scratch that Digimon itch too well. This game looks to awesome to miss, so it’s really sad that most won’t get to play it.

        • Christopher Nunes

          I understand, but I’ll fight the good fight!

          And I’ve played the Digimon games for the DS as well, but it didn’t satisfy me at all… the original Digimon World was superior to the DS games and I was hoping for something like that.

          If there’s is an alternate universe where PSP are localized left and right no matter what, I want to go there just for the fact I’ll get to play an English Digimon World Re:Digitize game.

          I guess an English Patch is the best we’re going to get, but I never use a patch because I get the physical copies of the game which patches don’t work on.

          EDIT: I’ll ask around about BRS and NISA to see if it’s true… because that sucks! Unless they doing what they mentioned earlier about the opening theme of the game AND might be busy with other projects. Still I want to see that game come out as well!

          First Grand Knights History and now BRS? I rather not see it go that route!

          EDIT EDIT: Alright, looked around a forum with someone talking to NISA at an AN panel and it looks like BRS is going to be coming to the US/EUR however they haven’t gotten a release date with it yet as they have other priority on other projects first. The game is coming still, but as of right now it’s going to be download-only , but there’s talk about getting the Limited Edition though without the UMD.

          Going to be a while longer until NISA releases more details.

          • Solomon_Kano

            Download only would be cool with me since most of the PSP games I own are sitting on my Vita, but that would be cool if they made the limited edition happen.

            If the game gets an English patch, I’m gonna import a copy to say I supported the game but I’ll definitely play that version. It’d be nice to have a Digimon game sitting on my shelf again. It’s been a while.

          • Christopher Nunes

            Indeed.

  • OatMatadoQuatro

    So we have Tai, Sora, Yamato, Takato and Masaru. Only David, Ken (Emperor Digimon) and Takuya left and the game has all the protagonists from the first five series. Wow! 

    • Christopher Nunes

      When was Masaru confirmed?! I don’t remember seeing his name mentioned as another cameo character!

      Though it would be great to see ALL the protagonists from the first five seasons!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q6NXXGMO5XNSMJ64NIHYHFP56A Vince

         Ditto, no word as of yet if Masaru’s officially in. Unless there’s something about it leaked in 2ch. For now, we have the 3 mains of Digimon Adventure  and 1 from Tamers.

        • Christopher Nunes

          Season 1 mains, no Season 2 mains like Davis.

          So far Season 2, 4, and 5 need a cameo character.

  • sherimae1324

    OMG its my LILITHMON!!! 

    • Christopher Nunes

      Nice to have her as an optional Digimon partner. Though is it her original design or the Season Six design? I prefer the original design.

      • Renaldi Saputra

         me too

      • sherimae1324

        original or season 6 design…… I DONT CARE!!! 

        I JUST WANT MY LILITHMON! ONI-CHAN!!! ^_^

        • Christopher Nunes

          I see you’re a big fan of Lilithmon… though if we get Lilithmon, how do we get her? Does she digivolve from LadyDevimon? Only one that makes sense to me on getting her.

          • sherimae1324

            yes i think that would be, but if theres lilithmon 

            do you think there’s also an OPHANIMON or SAKUYAMON to be playable? 
            i hope there is

          • Christopher Nunes

            Possibly, they got Gatomon in… and fan favorite Renamn not being and her Mega Form would cause an uproar!

            I believe they’re in… I mean, did past Digimon World games ever reveal ALL the Digimon partners you could get?

            I’m looking for to playing this game, and in the meantime I’ll learning how to read Japanese to play the game. Currently got three Kanjis learned and trying to memorize both Hiragana and Katakana.

  • hypergattairobo

    I want that Afro…reminds me of PunkAgumon. XDD

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