This Week In Imports: Pre-Golden Week Rush Incoming

Recommended Videos

With Golden Week in Japan beginning on April 29 until early May, everything is rushing to get out before the holidays, including new games that are mostly of a smaller scale, as well as some ports of well-known games.

 

Cytus Alpha is a remake of the original game that is getting a new Chapter Omega, as well as 200 new songs just for the Switch version. There’s also Umihara Kawase Fresh!, a new take on the fishing lure platformer that has Kawase talk and platform around an open world.

Next up, Murder Detective: Jack the Ripper is a visual novel by Nippon Ichi where private investigator Arthur Hewitt begins to see and be influenced by a hallucination of a self-proclaimed Jack the Ripper. Speaking of visual novels, Eve Rebirth Terror is the first full-fledged follow-up to Eve Burst Error, featuring the same protagonists and a new incident to investigate. Finally, BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! is the latest in HAL Lab’s simple aesthetic puzzler, featuring new two-player puzzles with Qbby and Qucy.

 

As a reminder, Siliconera gets a small portion pocket change from your purchases from our Play-Asia links below. You can also save $3 by using the code “SILICON” by using the coupon button at the payment method selection screen.

 

Here are this week’s JP releases below:

Nintendo Switch

Cytus Alpha (+ eShop version)

Umihara Kawase Fresh! (+ eShop version)

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (+ eShop version)

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (+ eShop version)

Murder Detective: Jack the Ripper (+ eShop version)

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Deluxe Edition (+ eShop version)

Reine des fleurs for Nintendo Switch (+ eShop version)

 

eShop Only (Switch)

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl!

Sega Ages Virtua Racing

Arcade Archives Psycho Soldier

 

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution

Nanpure Relax

Tsukue de Bowling

 

PlayStation 4

Eve Rebirth Terror (+ PS Store version)

Murder Detective: Jack the Ripper (+ PS Store version)

Death Mark Experience Selection

 

PlayStation Vita

Eve Rebirth Terror (+ PS Store version)

 

PS Store Only (PS4)

Arcade Archives Psycho Soldier

 

Microsoft Store Only (Xbox One)

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

 

Key European Releases

Mortal Kombat 11

Dragon: Marked for Death

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl!

 

Key Domestic Releases

Mortal Kombat 11

Moero Chronicle Hyper

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl!


Siliconera is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more about our Affiliate Policy
Author
Image of Alistair Wong
Alistair Wong
Very avid gamer with writing tendencies. Fan of Rockman and Pokémon and lots more!