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StreetsAhead
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(01-13-2013, 02:48 AM)
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So, given that the current narrative is that there are numerous highly-wanted (by GAF, at least) Japanese games yet to be released outside of the country for the 3DS, which games are you craving for localisation most that haven't been announced? And why do you think they haven't been announced yet? Do you think they will, eventually?

Here is a (by no means exhaustive) list of games yet to be announced for non-Japanese territories. It is probably not 100% accurate, either, so feel free to correct me.

No Western Release (EU/US):
Senran Kagura (Marvelous Entertainment)
Slime Morimori: Dragon Quest 3 (Sqaure Enix)
Puyo Puyo 20th Anniversary (Sega)
New Love Plus (Konami)
Hatsue Miku and the Future Stars (Sega)
Girls RPG: Cinderella Life (Level-5)
Dragon's Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D (Square Enix)
Rune Factory 4 (Marvelous AQL)
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (Sqaure Enix)
Project X Zone (Namco Bandai)
E.X. Troopers (Capcom)
Fantasy Life (Level-5)
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney (Level-5)
Dragon Quest VII (Square Enix)
Calciobit (Nintendo)
Culdecept (Nintendo)


No Europe:

Unchained Blades (FuRyu Games)
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked (Atlus)
Devil Summoners: Soul Hackers (Atlus)
Harvest Moon: A New Beginning (Marvelous AQL)
Code of Princess (Atlus)
Etrian Odyessy 4 (Atlus)

EDIT: Fixed some errors
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zroid
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It's sad the default behaviour in Japan now is to not localize. They need to be braver.
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Not really. I don't think there's anything I want that hasn't been localised, though I have a friend with a PAL system desperate for Bravely Default.
Darryl
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Rune Factory 4
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy
Fantasy Life
Dragon Quest VII

:)
nasos_333
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Bravely Default, Professor Layton and the Ruins of an Ancient Civilisation

and Ni no Kuni (the 2D DS one with the 2D art, not the PS3 one)

Hopefully either the petition or Square "what do you want most" thread will bring us Bravely Default

http://na.square-enix.com/go/thread/...t_of_2013?pg=1

http://www.change.org/en-GB/petition...ry-to-the-west
King_Moc
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I think Code of Princess was announced for Europe, but Eshop only.
FearMyWrench
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I want:

Fantasy Life
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy

Especially Fantasy Life, looks like it has some nice similarities to Animal Crossing but with some fighting elements.
Drago
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Originally Posted by Zeer0id

It's sad the default behaviour in Japan now is to not localize. They need to be braver.

Braver by Default.

:(
chertipros
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Bravely Default
Dragon Quest 7
Monster Hunter 4
axisofweevils
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"Style Savvy: Trend Setters" is out in Europe, under the name "New Style Boutique".
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ohlawd
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fucking everything.

ok uhh...

Senran Kagura (Marvelous Entertainment)
Dragon's Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D (Square Enix)
Rune Factory 4 (Marvelous AQL)
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (Sqaure Enix)
Project X Zone (Namco Bandai)
E.X. Troopers (Capcom)
Fantasy Life (Level-5)
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney (Level-5)
Dragon Quest XII (Square Enix)

Those ones.
Dragonzord
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(01-13-2013, 02:55 AM)
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SMT 4 got announced for US? I mean, I know it's a matter of time but I didn't know if there was something official.
MagiusNecros
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Bravely Default but Square is Hoarder Era Namco now.
StreetsAhead
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Originally Posted by nasos_333

and Ni no Kuni (the 2D DS one with the 2D art, not the PS3 one)

I think that is one of a few games which have been confirmed not to ever be localised due to the book that accompanies it.

Originally Posted by FearMyWrench

Especially Fantasy Life, looks like it has some nice similarities to Animal Crossing but with some fighting elements.

About 40 minutes into Fantasy Life...it's super slow so far. Not even finished training for my 'Life' yet. Hopefully, it picks up soon.
zroid
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Dragon Quest 12? :O
playingwithfire
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bravely default
project x zone
e.x troopers
Hobby
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Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland, Dragon Quest VII, Fantasy Life, Culdcept 3DS (never happening), Bravely Default, Rune Factory 4, and EX Troopers

The easiest answer is just looking at the current state of third party software sales (in the States, at least) on 3DS, plus the strong (though declining) yen. I think it's too much of a gamble to bring most of these titles over, and probably will be until post-Pokemon X/Y, and may still be even then. eShop-only releases I can get behind, but who knows if even that's worth the time and effort.

That Soul Hackers is happening is really enough for me at the moment, but I'd really like to see Fantasy Life, in particular, brought over.
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entrement
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I think the fact that the 3DS support full retail games in the eShop should reduce some risks.

I know a lot of people prefer game cards for collection and resale purposes, but didn't a good amount of PSP games come to the west via download only?
Darryl
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Originally Posted by Zeer0id

Dragon Quest 12? :O

think the X is supposed to be a V
DJIzana
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Fantasy Life
Bravery Default
Monster Hunter 4

If all three titles come here, I will buy a 3DS instantly. And yes, I don't even own one now but Japan is getting a lot of love for that system so... that's where my interest lie!
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zroid
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Originally Posted by Darryl

think the X is supposed to be a V

:O

I know :P
meltingparappa
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Holding out hope that all the Dragon Quest games will be released in one giant lump. And then be very hard for me to play them all, because I appreciate teh breaks inbetween releases.

On that list, Layton vs Phoenix seems like the only sure fire game that'll get localized.

But even then, would they use the same voice actors that NOA used in their localization? Will they use the same Phoenix from MvC3? Do they need to change the graphic assets on a ton of Layton puzzles? Sounds like one of the more expensive games to localize, relative to that list.
BlackJace
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Project X Zone
EX Troopers
Bravely Default

Sigh....
Other
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Style Savy was released in Europe as New Style Boutique and Devil Survivor Overclocked is being brought over by Ghostlight with no date announced
MarkusRJR
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I just want Ace Attorney x Professor Layton, Bravely Default, and Time Travellers. The only other JP games I want are already announced to be coming over soon (Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate).
Gooster
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I saw this ad for Fantasy Life and I'm kind of intrigued. lol http://youtu.be/Lxk5F4u2Luc

Bravely Default and Professor Layton vs Ace Attorney are definite "gimme please."

I'd probably get Puyo Puyo 20th, too...

Edit: DQ7!!!!!!!
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Tenki
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No Western Release (EU/US):
Dragon's Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D (Square Enix)
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (Sqaure Enix)
Project X Zone (Namco Bandai)
Fantasy Life (Level-5)
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney (Level-5)
Dragon Quest VII (Square Enix)
Calciobit (Nintendo)

No Europe:
Harvest Moon: A New Beginning (Marvelous AQL)
Code of Princess (Atlus)

I want this. And I'd buy all of them.
StreetsAhead
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Originally Posted by Darryl

think the X is supposed to be a V

Yeah, fixed it. XII will probably come to the system eventually, but I just made a typo! Whoops.
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Originally Posted by FearMyWrench

I want:

Fantasy Life
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy

Especially Fantasy Life, looks like it has some nice similarities to Animal Crossing but with some fighting elements.

Exactly my list.
Currygan
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Originally Posted by ElTopo

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked (Atlus)
Devil Summoners: Soul Hackers (Atlus)
Etrian Odyssey 4 (Atlus)
Dragon's Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D (Square-Enix)
Rune Factory 4 (Marvelous AQL)
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (Square-Enix)
Project X Zone (Namco Bandai)
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney (Level-5)
Dragon Quest VII (Square-Enix)

Sucks that we might not get EO4/SMT:DO or only years later.

gotta go with your list

iammeiam
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Slime Morimori 3, which will never happen because nobody bought Rocket Slime and I hate you all for it. I'm also kind of curious about Girls RPG in general, but since nobody in Japan bought it and I have no idea what it actually is... eh.

Calciobit, Culdcept, and Fantasy Life would all be neat dark horse releases, but I won't hold my breath.

I choose to believe Bravely Default, Layton vs Ace Attorney, and DQ7 are all going to actually come out here, it's just a matter of when.

Mostly I'd like to see Level 5's US arm actually get involved in localizing some of their more niche stuff. Not listed in the OP, but I'd really like them to bring Inazuma 11 1-2-3 out here since we never got the DS titles.
vareon
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Fantasy Life
Bravely Default
Layton vs Ace Attorney
Rune Factory 4 <--- I'm so ready to give monies for this. WHY

Edit: Looking at localizaton of RF 3:

Release date(s)
JP October 22, 2009
NA November 9, 2010
EU September 30, 2011

:O there is still hope
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I want Ninja Tits pretty bad. Preferably the second one.

Originally Posted by iammeiam

Slime Morimori 3, which will never happen because nobody bought Rocket Slime and I hate you all for it.

I bought it at release for 40 goddamn dollars. Don't hate me!
seady
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Every year Nintendo of America announce a localized version of Professor Layton in E3 and then went on to release it in October/November. I expect the same for Layton vs Phoenix this year as well.
Darryl
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Originally Posted by StreetsAhead

Yeah, fixed it. XII will probably come to the system eventually, but I just made a typo! Whoops.

it'll be awhile before we get up to XII since they like to do that one-per-console thing now, but XI should definitely be there
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Originally Posted by StreetsAhead

Slime Morimori: Dragon Quest 3 (Sqaure Enix)
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (Sqaure Enix)
Project X Zone (Namco Bandai)
E.X. Troopers (Capcom)
Fantasy Life (Level-5)
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney (Level-5)
Dragon Quest VII (Square Enix)

Other than Project X Zone, these would've been announced if we were still in the DS era.

I think we'll see DQ7 but I don't know about the others. :(
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Originally Posted by BlackJace

Project X Zone
EX Troopers
Bravely Default

Sigh....



I would buy all three. Put them on eshop.
StreetsAhead
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Originally Posted by Darryl

it'll be awhile before we get up to XII since they like to do that one-per-console thing now, but XI should definitely be there

I feel like Bart Simpson. Roman numeral fail.
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My list:

Slime Morimori: Dragon Quest 3
Dragon's Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy
Project X Zone
Fantasy Life
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney
Dragon Quest VII
Culdecept
Time Travelers
Jake Hunter 3DS
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So far Im only waiting for Shin Megami Tensei IV, but its only a matter of time with Atlus USA and it still doesn't even have a release date in Japan yet. Im expecting early 2014 US release for it or even late 2013 if we're lucky depending on JP release.

Also hoping for Layton vs Ace Attorney and Bravely Default but both aren't on top of my most wanted list.
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Originally Posted by Dragonzord

SMT 4 got announced for US? I mean, I know it's a matter of time but I didn't know if there was something official.

Not yet, but if we're getting Soul Hackers, we for damn sure better get the main line SMT game.

Originally Posted by vall03

So far Im only waiting for Shin Megami Tensei IV, but its only a matter of time with Atlus USA and it still doesn't even have a release date in Japan yet. Im expecting early 2014 US release for it or even late 2013 if we're lucky depending on JP release..

Yeah, that's what I'm expecting.
El Pescado
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All I care about is Bravely Default. C'mon, Square-Enix!
Setre
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Rune Factory 4 all over my face, please.
rjc571
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How come nobody's mentioned Kokuga? Excellent-looking shmup from the creators of Ikaruga.

Sadly, there are so many great games that are being left in Japan that many of them are going to be lost in the shuffle.
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Originally Posted by Zeer0id

It's sad the default behaviour in Japan now is to not localize. They need to be braver.

It's sad the default behaviour of gamers in North America is to not purchase these third-party games once they are localized.

We should be grateful for what we get from Atlus, XSEED and NIS. And having any expectations of any other company to willingly throw their money away is foolishness.

At least Fire Emblem: Awakening will benefit next month from having the Nintendo name on the box.

Truthfully, all of these games should be localized but instead of just a blanket translation they should have Angry Birds inserted into the titles as playable characters.
Or be published by Nintendo.
Or be released on a non-Nintendo system.

Any of these strategies should work fine.
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Originally Posted by King_Moc

I think Code of Princess was announced for Europe, but Eshop only.

Correct. It is announced for Euros on the eShop.
Key2001
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Bravely Default: Flying Fairy
Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry no Wonderland 3D
Dragon Quest VII
EX Troopers
Fantasy Life
Kaio: King of Pirates
Medarot 7
Rune Factory 4
Time Travelers
Youkai Watch
Beemo
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(01-13-2013, 03:16 AM)
Did the DS version of the LovePlus even touch the west? I doubt we'll see the 3DS version.
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Code of Princess has a hell of a difficulty spike. I still haven't finished it. So much slowdown, but an enjoyable game.

Originally Posted by StreetsAhead

Slime Morimori: Dragon Quest 3 (Sqaure Enix)
Professor Layton VS. Ace Attorney (Level-5)
Dragon Quest VII (Square Enix)

Those are the games I'm hoping get an announcement from your list. As for why no announcement, yet, they all sell low levels in the U.S. Ace Attorney Investigations 2 was already skipped in that series, and Nintendo had to finish up bringing DQVI or that wouldn't have come out, either. Hopefully Nintendo is willing to help with Rocket Slime 2 and DQVII, though.
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