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This Week In Imports: Digimon Digi-Visit The Real World

By Spencer . March 9, 2015 . 4:00pm

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth comes out in Japan this week. Developed by Prope, this PlayStation Vita title follows Alba who becomes half digitized after investigating a rumor in Cyberspace.

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This Week In Imports: Dragon Quest Goes Dynasty Warriors

By Spencer . February 23, 2015 . 4:00pm

Dragon Quest Heroes, a mashup of Square Enix’s RPG series with Dynasty Warriors style gameplay, makes its debut in Japan this week.

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This Week In Imports: God Eater 2 Brings Aragami To PS4

By Spencer . February 16, 2015 . 4:00pm

Bandai Namco has an expanded version of God Eater 2 scheduled to come out this week. In addition to having new monsters, God Eater 2: Rage Burst also brings the series from handhelds to console.

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This Week In Imports: Menacing Moon

By Spencer . February 9, 2015 . 4:00pm

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D has a worldwide debut this week. Nintendo and Line Attack Heroes developer Grezzo brought the game to Nintendo 3DS which has altered boss battles and fishing ponds.

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This Week In Imports: Next Time On Dragon Ball Xenoverse…

By Spencer . February 2, 2015 . 4:00pm

Dragon Ball’s history has changed, the villains are winning in Dragon Ball Xenoverse, and you are the last hope to repair the timeline. Time Patrol Trunks sends you back in time to beat up powered up enemies with moves you learn from other Dragon Ball icons.

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This Week In Imports: Devil Survivor 2 Breaks Free

By Spencer . January 26, 2015 . 4:00pm

Devil Survivor 2: Break Record finally comes out in Japan, well over its expected release in summer 2013. The Nintendo 3DS game is an expanded port of the DS title with full voice acting and a new storyline that Atlus says is about the same size as the original story.

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This Week In Imports: Tales Of Zestiria Perks Up Japan’s Releases

By Spencer . January 19, 2015 . 4:00pm

Tales of Zestiria, the next mothership game in the Tales series, makes its debut in Japan this week. Bandai Namco’s RPG follows Sorey who grew up with the Seraphim and sets of to stop the Hellion, monsters that spawn from mankind’s negative emotions.

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This Week In Imports: Kenka Bancho Kicks In The New Year

By Spencer . January 12, 2015 . 4:00pm

After a few quiet weeks, Spike Chunsoft has a new game in the Kenka Bancho series to start Japan’s release calendar. Kenka Bancho 6: Soul & Blood is basically Yakuza meets Persona.

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This Week In Imports: Shinjuku Train Station Transforms Into A Dungeon

By Spencer . January 5, 2015 . 4:00pm

Japan doesn’t have any retail releases this week, but there are two unique Nintendo 3DS eShop release. Shinjuku Dungeon is Zelda-esque game that uses Shinjuku Train Station, Tokyo’s biggest subway station, as the map.

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This Week In Imports: Mordor Extends Its Shadow To Japan

By Spencer . December 22, 2014 . 4:00pm

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor was a press favorite in the West. Will Monolith’s game find an audience in Japan too?

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This Week In Imports: Final Fantasy Explores The Nintendo 3DS Market

By Spencer . December 15, 2014 . 4:00pm

Square Enix’s Final Fantasy Explorers is a mashup of Final Fantasy mythology and the hunting game genre.

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This Week In Imports: Yo-Kai Watch Returns To Spook Wallets

By Spencer . December 8, 2014 . 4:02pm

Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner is like a Pokemon Yellow version of the game. Even though this a third version of the game, Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner has been a top seller in Amazon Japan.

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This Week In Imports: All Signs Point To Guilty Gear

By Spencer . December 1, 2014 . 4:00pm

While video game releases have slowed in the West, some of Japan’s biggest games have yet to debut. Guilty Gear Xrd –SIGN- from Arc System Works comes out for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 this week with cross platform online play.

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This Week In Imports: Phantasy Star Nova Lands In Japan

By Spencer . November 24, 2014 . 4:01pm

Phantasy Star Nova has been positioned as the next major PlayStation Vita title in Japan.

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This Week In Imports: Pokémon Takes To The Sky With Alpha Sapphire And Omega Ruby

By Spencer . November 17, 2014 . 4:00pm

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Pokémon Omega Ruby already has a million preorders in Japan alone. The Nintendo 3DS game will also be available in North America this Friday too.