This Week In Imports: Drakengard 3 Swoops Into Stores

By Spencer . December 16, 2013 . 4:03pm

imageWhile retail releases in the West have slowed down, Japan is still getting some major titles. Square Enix has Drakengard 3 set for release on Thursday. Developed by Lord of Apocalypse maker Access Games, Drakengard 3 follows Zero on her quest to dispatch her sisters. Here’s what producer Takamasa Shiba had to say about the game.


Namco Bandai also has Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam scheduled for this week and there are a bunch of Vita otome games from Idea Factory.


PlayStation 3
BandFuse: Rock Legends
Drakengard 3
FIFA 14: World Class Soccer
Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam


Xbox 360
BandFuse: Rock Legends
Shooting Love Collection


PlayStation Vita
Amnesia: V Edition
Diabolik Lovers: Limited V Edition
Hakuouki Kyoukaroku
Injustice: Gods Among Us
Kud Wafter: Converted Edition
Nihon Pro Mahjong Renmei Kounin: Motto 20-Bai! Mahjong ga Tsuyo ku naru Houhou – Hatsu Chuukyuusha Hen
Nihon Pro Mahjong Renmei Kounin: Tokoton Mahjong! Joryu Pro ni Chousen! Tetsuman Megami Special
Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram
Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam


After School: Colorful Step Undou-bu
Getsuei no Kusari: Kyouran Moratorium
Kiniro no Corda 3 Box Selection: 10th Anniversary
Lovely Quest: Unlimited
Ore no Kanojo no Ura Omote: Pure Sweet Heart


Nintendo 3DS
Beyblade Evolution
Boku wa Koukuu Kanseikan: Airport Hero 3D – Shin Chitose with JAL
High School DxD
Koneko no Album -My Little Cat-
Oshaberi Usagi Mechakawa Oshare Collection


Key Domestic Releases
The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Episode 1: All That Remains (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Vita, iOS)
Terraria (Vita)
Zen Pinball 2 (PS4)

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  • Rayhan PromisedGallery

    can’t wait


    • AokiShizuku

      Huzzah for ridiculously huge spoilers in the game’s opening!

      Drakengard is still as crazy as ever I see.

    • AkuLord3

      Can’t wait~

    • Aoshi00

      *.*;; that’s scary like Eva…

      half glad I paid off the Jpn LE alrdy (like $250…).. plus importing X/X-2 HD & Liberation Maiden Sin, wallet cries *.*;..

      Wait, Walking Dead Season 2 Ep 1 is coming out alrdy!? Telltale has a lot going go, the Wolf Among Us, Borderlands, King of Thrones.. On on hand I want to play it ASAP, but maybe I should wait for the retail release to collect.. even the GotY version included 400 days on disc.. more Clementine!

    • Romancer Ecclesia

      Almost as much blood as Dragon Age: Origins… >>>almost<<<

  • Should mention, but Flow (or flOw) should be out on the PS4 and Vita this week, too! Looking forward to it, it’s cross-buy between the PS4, PS3, and Vita.

    • Also Minecraft for PS3 but really we all know where the money-maker is.

  • Neophoton

    Awaiting my DOD3 10th anniversary boxset to arrive in the mail~

  • Kaetsu

    How are the reviews for Drakengard 3?

    • AokiShizuku

      Summary of Dengeki’s review. Overall, gameplay has been improved quite a bit, more action packed ground levels while dragon riding gameplay flows much better. Seems like camera is still the problem with the game. But I’m sure it can’t be as bad as DoD1.

      • JustThisOne

        – The game music is definitely a gem and masterpiece


      • Arcana Wiz

        i – The Scenario is just get the highest level of the series, it can bring some laughter and tears. :)

  • Romancer Ecclesia

    Seeing that flower in her eye makes me think of this:

    ,,, and then, I think, genitals. I feel weird.

  • Arcana Wiz

    I really hope it sells good, it’s the future of a IP that we are seeing here!

  • Shippoyasha

    The creators of these games and Nier are masters at pulling at the heart strings and ripping them apart. I both anticipate and dread playing this game. I know my head will spin and my heart will burst by the time they drop plot twists on me.

  • Death Saved

    Heres hoping we dont get an angry protagonist cover instead of this one.

  • Drag-On Dragoon vs. Drakengard. Which do you think is the better title? I kind of like Drag-On Dragoon more, even though Drakengard is kind of neat.

    • Rayhan PromisedGallery

      Drakengard sounds cooler, even though it has no meaning

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