This Week In Imports: The Phantom Thieves Masquerade At Luigi’s Mansion On Halloween

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    We’re getting a double helping of big releases this week with both Nintendo’s Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Atlus’ Persona 5 Royal, which both release on October 31, Halloween. Luigi’s Mansion 3 is actually a bit of a misnomer, as it takes place inside a giant, skyscraper hotel instead, and has Luigi catching ghosts to save Mario, Princess Peach, and the others.

     

    Meanwhile, Persona 5 Royal is an expanded rerelease of the hit RPG, adding in new character Kasumi alongside a new Confidant, and a reworked Confidant for Goro Akechi. The game also expands upon the story with a brand-new third semester, and a new area in Kichijoji to explore and hang out at.

     

    To go along with the spooky Halloween atmosphere, Disgaea 4 Complete+ is being brought over to the Nintendo Switch. One not-so-spooky game that releases as well is Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD, which brings back AiAi’s Wii outing to modern platforms with expanded levels and a more focused selection of party games.

     

    The latest Mario & Sonic Olympics game also comes out this week, which seems to have a larger budget this time, and also has a couple of retro-styled sports competitions based on the Tokyo 1964 Olympics. Finally, FuRyu’s fashion game Model Debut #nicola takes the stage on the Nintendo Switch.

     

    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

    Nintendo Switch Lite – Zacian and Zamazenta

    Luigi’s Mansion 3 (+ eShop version)

    Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD (+ eShop version)

    Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (+ eShop version)

    Disgaea 4 Complete+ (+ eShop version)

    Model Debut #nicola (+ eShop version)

     

    eShop Only (Switch)

    Giga Wrecker Alt.

    Sega Ages Shinobi

    Resident Evil 5

    Resident Evil 6

    Otokomizu

    Asdivine Kamura

    Taimanin Houjou: Yokai Jigoku-hen

    Knives Out

     

    PlayStation 4

    Persona 5 Royal (+ PS Store version)

    • Persona 5 Royal Straight Flush Edition
    • Persona 5 Royal Digital Deluxe (digital only)

    Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD (+ PS Store version)

    Disgaea 4 Complete+ (PS Store version)

     

    PS Store Only (PS4)

    Giga Wrecker Alt.

     

    Microsoft Store Only (Xbox One)

    Giga Wrecker Alt.

     

    Key European Releases

    Luigi’s Mansion 3

    Disgaea 4 Complete+

    Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD

    Resident Evil 5

    Resident Evil 6

     

    Key Domestic Releases

    Luigi’s Mansion 3

    Disgaea 4 Complete+

    Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD

    Resident Evil 5

    Resident Evil 6

    Alistair Wong
    Very avid gamer with writing tendencies. Fan of Rockman and Pokémon and lots more!

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