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This Week In Imports: Infamous: Second Son Arrives In Japan

By Spencer . May 19, 2014 . 4:00pm

Konami’s other major video game series, World Soccer Winning Eleven, makes its debut in Japan too alongside Amnesia World for PlayStation Vita.

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This Week In Imports: Sonic Gets A Head Start Over Mario Kart

By Spencer . May 12, 2014 . 4:00pm

While it’s been out in the West for over a year, Sega is just about to release Sonic All-Stars Racing: Transformed in Japan.

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This Week In Imports: Denpa Men Fly West While Japan Is On Golden Week

By Spencer . May 5, 2014 . 4:00pm

No imports this week since Japan’s release schedule has been quieted by Golden Week. There are a couple of Japanese games heading to North America, though.

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This Week In Imports: Relax This Golden Week With Golf, Mario Golf

By Spencer . April 28, 2014 . 4:00pm

Also, Mackenzie from Touch Detective returns with a Nintendo 3DS game and Ubisoft will release Child of Light in Japan.

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This Week In Imports: More Musical Final Fantasy, More Sword Art Online

By Spencer . April 21, 2014 . 4:57pm

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment makes its debut for Vita. This is the Japanese version of the game and since an English/Chinese version is in the works it might be better to hold off for that.

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This Week In Imports: Phoenix Wright Is On The Case

By Spencer . April 14, 2014 . 4:00pm

While the collection has only been announced for Japan, Ace Attorney 123 has English and Japanese language options.

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This Week In Imports: Super Robot Taisen Brings The Mecha To PS3

By Spencer . April 7, 2014 . 4:00pm

While Bandai Namco Games has released some Super Robot Taisen titles for PlayStation 3, The 3rd Super Robot Taisen Z is the first mainline game in the series for PS3.

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This Week In Imports: Naturally, PS4 Gets A Tactical RPG

By Spencer . March 31, 2014 . 4:30pm

PlayStation 3 is home to a number of strategy RPG series including Disgaea and XCOM. Natural Doctrine, the first game internally developed by Kadokawa Games, is a brand new tactical RPG and the first game in the genre for PlayStation 4.

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This Week In Imports: A Lovely Week For Hatsune Miku

By Spencer . March 24, 2014 . 3:57pm

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd will perform on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita this Thursday. Sega’s music game is joined by a suite of romance games including New Love Plus+, Hakuoki SSL: Sweet School Life, and Golden Time Vivid Memories.

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This Week In Imports: Metal Gear Solid Goes Next Gen With Ground Zeroes

By Spencer . March 17, 2014 . 4:02pm

imageThe prologue to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, makes a debut worldwide this week.

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This Week In Imports: Hollow Out Time For Dark Souls II

By Spencer . March 10, 2014 . 4:00pm

From Software and Bandai Namco Games has Dark Souls II ready for a worldwide launch.

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This Week In Imports: Soul Sacrifice Returns With New Gruesome Spells

By Spencer . March 3, 2014 . 4:01pm

Hot off the heels of the PlayStation 4 launch, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is focusing on PlayStation Vita. Soul Sacrifice Delta launches on Thursday with new monsters from Grimm’s Fairy Tales and spells.

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This Week In Imports: Harvest Moon Connects Back To 3DS

By Spencer . February 24, 2014 . 4:00pm

It’s time to head back to the farm because Marvelous AQL has a new Harvest Moon game. Harvest Moon: A New Beginning launched extremely well right out of the gate. Will the new Harvest Moon do just as well?

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This Week In Imports: PlayStation 4 Vs. Shin Koihime Musou

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

PlayStation 4 launches in Japan this week with a few extra games made for Japan like Yakuza: Restoration, Strider (as a digital release), and Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition.

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This Week In Imports: Donkey Kong Swings On To Wii U

By Spencer . February 10, 2014 . 4:32pm

Nintendo has Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze ready for release in Japan. The Wii U game has Donkey Kong (actually Donkey Kong Jr.) and Cranky Kong (who plays kind of like Scrooge McDuck from Ducktales) as playable characters.