Super Mario Odyssey highlights this week’s Japanese game release lineup. The Switch title, the first sandbox Super Mario game since GameCube’s Super Mario Sunshine, will be available standalone and in a Mario-red Switch hardware bundle.
The 3DS remake of Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey, titled Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey in Japan, is also launching. It will be available in standard and Shin Megami Tensei 25th Anniversary editions.
Several new titles are launching in the visual novel space. Yahari Game demo Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. & Zoku Omatome Set, a collection including the two My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU visual novels originally released for PS Vita, is launching for PlayStation 4 in standard and 3D Crystal Set editions. PS Vita is also getting a port of the 2016-released PC otome game Steam Prison. Entergram also has a pair of titles planned with Amaekata wa Kanojo Nari ni. for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and Tsuki ni Yorisou Otome no Sahou: Hidamari no Hibi for PlayStation 4.
Get the full list of this week’s Japanese game releases below. It should be noted that Gematsu will receive a small percentage of money from purchases made through Play-Asia links. You can also save $3 using our “GEMATSU” coupon code.
- Assassin’s Creed: Origins (PS4, XBO, PC) – Launching worldwide.
- 12-Sai. Torokeru Puzzle Futaro no Harmony (3DS)
- Amaekata wa Kanojo Nari ni. (PS4, PS Vita)
- ARK: Survival Evolved (PS4) – Already available outside Japan.
- Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn (Welcome Price!) (PS Vita)
- Idol Time PriPara: Yume All-Star Live! (3DS)
- Rune Factory 4 (Best Collection) (3DS)
- Rune Factory 4 (Platinum Collection) (3DS) – Includes Rune Factory 3 for DS and an original soundtrack CD.
- Sengo Muramasa DX: Guren no Kettou (PS4, PS Vita)
- Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS) – Launches early 2018 in the west.
- Steam Prison: Nanatsu no Bitoku (PS Vita)
- Sword Art Online: Lost Song (Welcome Price!) (PS Vita)
- Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
- Taiheiyou no Arashi: Shijousaidai no Gekisen Normandy Goubousen! (PS4, PS Vita)
- Taiko Drum Master: Drum Session! (PS4) – Asian English version available.
- Tsuki ni Yorisou Otome no Sahou: Hidamari no Hibi (PS4)
- Yahari Game demo Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. & Zoku Omatome Set (PS4)