Level-5 Is Localizing Missing Guild 01 Game Weapon Shop De Omasse

By Spencer . January 8, 2014 . 2:59pm

weapon1 Most of the games in the Guild series have been released in the West. We’re just missing Weapon Shop de Omasse, which puts you in the blacksmith boots of a weapon shop owner.


"We need to consider the high pedigree of translation required, and the time and money needed to do that with this amount of text may surprise you. Another factor we need to consider is whether or not a large enough audience outside of Japan would appreciate a game that relies so heavily on knowledge of Japanese culture," a Level-5 representative said to Siliconera when we asked why Weapon Shop de Omasse wasn’t localized.


It looks like Level-5 had a change of heart because Weapon Shop de Omasse will be localized after all. The 3DS game was rated by Australia’s Classification Board.



I wonder how the game will be localized since Weapon Shop de Omasse was the brainchild of Japanese comedian Yoshiyuki Hirai.

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  • YES!

    • Taedirk

      I am excessively excited over this announcement. Can’t wait to see this hit the eShop.

    • domonkun

      Our collections will be complete!

  • Ethan_Twain

    Very cool! It’s always great when you can play a game from a creative that isn’t a professional video game creator. A video game created in concert with a comedian? That could be great!

    I would be very interested if Siliconera could dig up any details on this localization though – comedy in particular is really tricky to translate cross culture. Is the same team localizing this as the other Guild titles? Is the delay in this game’s release because it took longer to localize, or is it just that they started the localization later?

  • idrawrobots

    I bought all of the other ones, I will buy this.

  • Tsurugi

    Level-5 localize Inazuma Eleven 1-2-3, Inazuma Eleven GO! for 3DS and Danball Senki Wars, bring to USA!

    • Kaetsu

      Danball we’re not sure about but on Nintendo’s website they leaked that Inazuma on the 3DS is coming out this year. I think it said Q1.

      • Margaret Chan

        Yup it’s listed as Inazuma Eleven 3DS Q1 2014.

      • Tsurugi

        you mean Inazuma Eleven GO! or classic? and it was in AMERICA NINTENDO?

      • Tsurugi

        I sent them an e-mail, they didn’t deny or confirm that, and I can´t find that [email protected]#%¨¨ing calendar with Q1 Inazuma Eleven 2014

    • Silver Citizen

      Apparently, Nintendo is bringing an Inazuma Eleven game to the US. Don’t know which one but they listed it on their website simply as Inazuma Eleven.

      • Tsurugi

        Could you show me the link I didn’t find, I believe you but I need to see with my own eyes!! For me Inazuma Eleven is EPIC!

    • Devinja

      It might not be 1 2 3. It might just be 1 ripped from it. But releasing 1 2 3 would be a great way to prep US for the newer games catching up with Europe.

      • Tsurugi

        I agree with you, I played the inazuma classic ( I import =D ), so now I want to play the GO! series

      • Damn. I just bought the UK versions of 1 and 2.

  • Göran Isacson

    Sweeeet. I’m already plowing through a number of Guild 01 games now, tackling Starship Damphrey is turning out to be one of the odder and spookier experiences on my 3DS and I likey likey like it so far. Though I wonder if I’ll buy this right away: kiinda running low on space in my 3DS with all the downloads I’ve made…

  • Devinja

    I have been waiting. I bet this and Inazuma Eleven get announced next direct. I hope they do a Guild 3 in the future. With Kamiya.

  • Solomon_Kano

    Whaaat? Sweet.

  • KnifeAndFork

    Nice but why this and not Ghost Watch? That game at least got them critical acclaim.

    • Solomon_Kano

      Youkai Watch would probably take much more to localize as it’s a much larger game. This wouldn’t be likely hold that up for long if they were working on it anyhow.

  • Weeb

    Why is Australia always the first to get rated but almost always the last to get the game?

    • Herok♞

      Could be a longer process or something like that

  • Namuro

    Great! I’m picking this up for sure…and then my Guild 01 collection will be complete!!!

    Let’s hope the actual fan response meets their expectation!

  • Azul

    Localization…….and its brought

  • Scarletmoonwish

    Still waiting for the day Fantasy Life get localize.

    • Bigabu Beaze

      and LBX….

      • And Youkai Attack and the Dragon Quests and Inazuma Eleven…

  • 9thsage

    Aw, yes! I was quite interested in that one!

  • 4shiki

    Well, I’m quite happy.

  • Ouch My Head Said Dionysus


  • Armane

    Great news! I just bought the rest of the Guild series when they were on sale, and I’m just finishing Bugs VS Tanks (which is surprisingly awesome).

  • Bryan


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