X

REGISTER TO CUSTOMIZE
YOUR NEWS AND GET ALERTS
ON Inazuma Eleven, Weapon Shop de Omasse finally come to America

Click the box below to confirm you are over 13, not a robot, and agree to our Privacy Policy & Terms and Conditions
No thanks, take me to EGMNOW
X
Customize your news
for instant alerts on
Inazuma Eleven, Weapon Shop de Omasse finally come to America
Register below
(it only takes seconds)
Click the box below to confirm you are over 13, not a robot, and agree to our Privacy Policy & Terms and Conditions


X
X


 

As part of their latest Nintendo Direct today, Nintendo of America announced that two 3DS titles from Japanese developer LEVEL-5 will finally be making their way to our shores.

The first is a big one: Inazuma Eleven, the soccer-themed RPG that became a huge hit in Japan. The first game in the series came out for the original DS in Japan in 2008, and since then, we here in North America have been able to do nothing but sit and watch with envy as the series also saw release in Europe.

It’s taken way too long for this franchise to make it our way—but, thankfully, it’s finally happened. And, if you’ve been waiting for the chance to play an Inazuma Eleven game in English, the wait is literally over, because the game is up today as a digital download in Nintendo’s eShop.

(Well, okay—on the chance that there game isn’t up right now, but will be up later today, you may have still have some wait. But it’ll be over soon.)

While the second title may not be quite the blockbuster announcement, it’s still a nice one. Guild-01 was an interesting 3DS project, one which served as a compilation of smaller game projects from a selection of Japanese developers. Previously, we received North American digital versions of three of Guild-01‘s four games: Liberation Maiden, Aero Porter, and Crimson Shroud. Now, finally, we’re receiving the fourth and final game, Weapon Shop de Omasse. Omasse is a “comedic RPG” where the main characters are a father and son pair of blacksmiths who craft and rent out weaponry for heroes. The success of those heroes on their quests is then determined by the weapons they wield.

It was originally said that the reason Weapon Shop de Omasse wouldn’t be released along with the other Guild-01 games was because of the high level of text that needed translation, so I’m glad to see that it was finally decided to take a chance on the title. Omasse will also be digital-only via the eShop, coming on February 20th.

0   POINTS
0   POINTS


About Mollie L Patterson

view all posts

Mollie got her start in games media via the crazy world of gaming fanzines, and now works at EGM with the goal of covering all of the weird Japanese and niche releases that nobody else on staff cares about. She’s active in the gaming community on a personal level, and an outspoken voice on topics such as equality in gaming, consumer rights, and good UI. Find her on Twitter @mollipen.

Inazuma Eleven, Weapon Shop de Omasse finally come to America

By Mollie L Patterson | 02/13/2014 05:24 PM PT

News

As part of their latest Nintendo Direct today, Nintendo of America announced that two 3DS titles from Japanese developer LEVEL-5 will finally be making their way to our shores.

The first is a big one: Inazuma Eleven, the soccer-themed RPG that became a huge hit in Japan. The first game in the series came out for the original DS in Japan in 2008, and since then, we here in North America have been able to do nothing but sit and watch with envy as the series also saw release in Europe.

It’s taken way too long for this franchise to make it our way—but, thankfully, it’s finally happened. And, if you’ve been waiting for the chance to play an Inazuma Eleven game in English, the wait is literally over, because the game is up today as a digital download in Nintendo’s eShop.

(Well, okay—on the chance that there game isn’t up right now, but will be up later today, you may have still have some wait. But it’ll be over soon.)

While the second title may not be quite the blockbuster announcement, it’s still a nice one. Guild-01 was an interesting 3DS project, one which served as a compilation of smaller game projects from a selection of Japanese developers. Previously, we received North American digital versions of three of Guild-01‘s four games: Liberation Maiden, Aero Porter, and Crimson Shroud. Now, finally, we’re receiving the fourth and final game, Weapon Shop de Omasse. Omasse is a “comedic RPG” where the main characters are a father and son pair of blacksmiths who craft and rent out weaponry for heroes. The success of those heroes on their quests is then determined by the weapons they wield.

It was originally said that the reason Weapon Shop de Omasse wouldn’t be released along with the other Guild-01 games was because of the high level of text that needed translation, so I’m glad to see that it was finally decided to take a chance on the title. Omasse will also be digital-only via the eShop, coming on February 20th.

0   POINTS
0   POINTS



About Mollie L Patterson

view all posts

Mollie got her start in games media via the crazy world of gaming fanzines, and now works at EGM with the goal of covering all of the weird Japanese and niche releases that nobody else on staff cares about. She’s active in the gaming community on a personal level, and an outspoken voice on topics such as equality in gaming, consumer rights, and good UI. Find her on Twitter @mollipen.