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Yumi’s Odd Odyssey (Farewell, Umihara Kawase) Reaches North America In January


Yumi’s Odd Odyssey, known in Japan as Farewell, Umihara Kawase, has a release window in North America. Natsume will release the game in January 2014, the publisher announced this morning.


Yumi’s Odd Odyssey is, in a sense, similar to the side-scrolling Bionic Commando games. Yumi carries a backpack and fishing line that she can use to swing around, traversing the game’s stages, finding hidden items and alternate exists. The game will also include a Ranking feature that lets you compare scores against other players.


Natsume will release Yumi’s Odd Odyssey via the Nintendo eShop as a download title. This is the first game in the cult classic series to be released outside Japan.


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.