This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: Death Stranding, The Grisaia Trilogy, more

Tons of digital-only games as well.

This Week's Japanese Game Releases: Death Stranding, The Grisaia Trilogy, more

Death Stranding for PlayStation 4 and The Grisaia Trilogy for Switch are the highlights of this week’s Japanese game releases.

The latest game from Metal Gear series creator Hideo Kojima, Death Stranding follows the journey of Sam Bridges, played by Norman Reedus, who must travel across a ravaged America crawling with otherworldly threats to reconnect the shattered world and save mankind from extinction after a series of mysterious explosions set of a chain of supernatural events known as the Death Stranding.

The Grisaia Trillogy is a console collection of every episode from The Fruit of Grisaia, The Labyrinth of Grisaia, The Eden of Grisaia, and The Fruit of Grisaia: Side Episode previously released on handheld, including The Fruit of Grisaia, The Cocoon of Caprice, The Seed of Blanc Aile, Prologue, After Stories (all five stories), Short Stories (all 29 stories), The Leisure of Grisaia, The Afterglow of Grisaia, and The Melody of Grisaia.

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 five percent using our “GEMATSU” coupon code.


Physical and Digital


  • Ages of Mages: The Last Keeper (PS4) – Already available worldwide.
  • Conception PLUS: Maidens of the Twelve Stars (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Construction Simulator 2 US – Console Edition (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Doukoku Soshite… (Switch)
  • Frederic: Resurrection of Music (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Groove Coaster: Wai Wai Party!!!! (Switch)
  • Guns of Mercy: Rangers Edition (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Juicy Realm (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • N.E.O (PC)
  • The Manga Works (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Monkey Barrels (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Need for Speed: Heat (Xbox One, PC) – Launching worldwide physically.
  • New Super Lucky’s Tale (Switch) – Launching worldwide physically.
  • Old School Musical (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • PictoQuest: The Cursed Grids (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Planet Zoo (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (PC) – Launching worldwide physically.
  • Stay Cool, Kobayashi-san!: A River City Ransom Story (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Super Dodgeball Sports (PS4, Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Tokyo Dark: Remembrance (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Wizards of Brandel (PS4, Xbox One, PS Vita)

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