Gaming in Japan Today, April 9, 2013

Today In Japan, April 10, 2013

In News, Today in Japan by Grant Mikuriya

Lost Planet 3 delays, new information about the upcoming Digimon game, and a small event for the new Armored Core came up in today’s announcements.

  • A new, longer commercial has been released for the new Steins;Gate game.  The PV can be viewed here.
  • The opening sequence for the long awaited Valhalla Knights 3 for the Vita has been released.  The game is set to release on 5/23/13 in Japan, but the localization in the works, set for some time this year.
  • A Romance of the Three Kingdoms-themed otoge called Sangoku Rensenki~Otome no Heihou!~ by studio Prototype has been announced today for the Vita.  The will feateure touch support to navigate the game and menus, and will release on 4/25/13.
  • The Japanese release date for Lost Planet 3 has been delayed over 2 months to 8/29/13.
  • Bandai Namco has announced a new character for the 3DS title Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode.  With the new character-named Shinomiya Rina-is a new scenario as well, called Sakubou no Maou-Hen (roughly translates to “The Demon Lord’s Machinations Arc”).
  • A small streaming event for Armored Core Verdict Day will be hosted on USTREAM channel Armored Core Live on 4/12/13 at 9pm local time.  The event will feature a new PV and sveral screenshots from the game.

Source: 4Gamer and Famitsu

Grant MikuriyaToday In Japan, April 10, 2013