JP News (May 9): Famitsu previews / Sumikko Gurashi

Today’s Japanese news: latest batch of Famitsu previews, but also…

  • Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonandesu?
  • Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star

Famitsu previews

This week, the following games will be featured in Famitsu magazine:

  • Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 (Nintendo 3DS, out on August 31st in Japan), with visuals for the 5 new occupations and details about all of them (new + returning). The article will also introduce a new feature: sub-classes, that lets your character take on a secondary occupation (further deepening the strategy aspect of the game);
  • The Alliance Alive (Nintendo 3DS, out on June 22nd in Japan), with an article detailing the differences with The Legend of Legacy (from the same developers), and an interview of Masataka Matsuura (Director) and Kyoji Koizumi (Game Designer).

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine will be released on Thursday in Japan (Wednesday afternoon for Europe and North America).

Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonandesu?

After several successful entry (with the latest one being the most successful with over 170 000 units sold LTD), the Sumikko Gurashi series is back with a 4th (and most likely final) entry on Nintendo 3DS. Today, Nippon Columbia revealed Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonandesu?, that will be released on July 20th in Japan.

Here’s some screenshots and the boxart:

Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonandesu? (3DS) comes out on July 20th in Japan. The Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Source: Famitsu

Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star

Here’s some pictures of the Fate/EXTELLA canvas art, now available for the ebten store (along with the two clear files offered as retailer bonuses with the game itself):

Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (Switch) comes out on July 20th in Japan, July 21st in Europe, and July 25th in North America.

Source: Famitsu


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