First Look At Initial D: Perfect Shift Online

By Spencer . December 18, 2013 . 4:43pm

Initial D: Perfect Shift Online is interesting since it’s the first Initial D game for Nintendo 3DS and it’s also the first free to play game for 3DS. While it is a racing game, players don’t steer the car. You shift at the right time and use cards with different skills.


Initial D: Perfect Shift Online is slated for release this winter in Japan.

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  • $15672307

    Seems like one of those drag racers for smartphones were you only control the gears.
    I’m just hoping they’ll start porting the Arcade Stages again

  • Rafael Budzinski

    …this is a fine example of a great chance throwed away…but I’d play it anyway. ~/o/

    • Chris Evan Jonance Ingeniero

      yeah~ i was hoping for an arcade version in the 3ds~ with microtransactions for cars and decals. and have parts be upgraded using in game cash (or real cash converted to ingame cash)

      • Rafael Budzinski

        …it would be just perfect if it were a port of the Arcade Stage series…u.u

  • PreyMantis

    This game will be my ‘burning desire’ since I’m a ‘speedy speed boy’ living in a ‘night of fire’ where ‘no one sleep in Tokyo’ to ‘stay’ a ‘space boy.’ I know this game is ‘big in Japan’, but I’ll be ‘crazy for love’ on this ‘beat of the rising sun’ of a game if this not just ‘live in Tokyo’ and comes to us ‘West end guy.’ So, please, stop ‘killing my love’ and ‘save me’ by releasing this game here because it will ‘rock me to the top;’ otherwise, I’ll be ‘back on the rocks’ and the ‘the race is over’ and will never beat the ‘grand prix.’ Guys, ‘don’t you’ want to see this game here that ‘don’t stop the music’ and ‘don’t stand so close?’

    • Just Tim

      Did you just spoil this game’s OST? XD

    • That comment is made of so much win.

    • Altin

      You make me “running in the 90s”.

    • Oni.

      eurobeat is so underrated!

  • makubexnas

    This game should have paul walker be a boss as a tribute to him.

    • Just Tim

      It’s probably for the best not to, especially when Tokyopop ruined Initial D in America and turned it into a Fast and the Furious cash-in.

    • Chris Evan Jonance Ingeniero

      one big fucking question… “WHY?”

  • KnifeAndFork

    I’m surprised this is even a 3DS game and not an iOS game as its pretty much just a clone of CRS Racing on iOS and that Fast n Furious iOS game only with typical card system thats popular with most iOS/Gree games thrown in.
    Seems most Japanese developers are running to mobile anyway these days…

  • Mike G. Moran

    For fuck’s sake. You’re going to bother making the tracks and cars and putting in the music tracks but we can’t actually RACE?

    • Rolling Guy

      Tell that to the people making these kinds of games for the iOS/Android too.

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