Atlus USA has released an English story trailer for the Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl 3DS RPG. The game will be available for $39.99 on 1 October.
The game features an extended story mode and a classic mode that expands on the original Etrian Odyssey game. Players choose from five pre-made characters, a Grimoire Stone system allows these characters to use skills outside of their classes. The game was released in Japan on 27 June.
Capcom has released a new trailer for Monster Hunter 4. The Nintendo 3DS title will be released in Japan on 14 September; there are currently no plans for an international release due to the lack of widespread interest in the franchise outside of Japan. The trailer showcases the game’s locations and battles.
The game will launch alongside two limited edition 3DS XL systems.
During the Nintendo Direct press conference, Reggie Fils-Aime revealed that Nintendo will be releasing a new Zelda game for the 3DS. The game will be the sequel to 1991’s The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, which is still regarded as one of the best videogames of all time – it will be interesting to see if the sequel can match the original.
The game will be available in the west this summer, and will be available in Japan in 2014. The Japanese title for the game is The Legend of Zelda: Kamigami no Triforce 2 (The Legend of Zelda: Triforce of the Gods 2); the game will be set in the same world as A Link to the Past, with some old features like using arrows to kill enemies and a mallet that hits pegs in the ground are returning from the original, but it will have an original storyline with new dungeons. Initial footage of the game has been released, which shows a new ability that allows Link to enter walls and become a drawing to navigate certain areas.
Nintendo of America has released a trailer on the character progression in the strategy role-playing 3DS game Fire Emblem: Awakening. The video explains how players can level their characters in multiple ways: levelling up in battle, levelling their weapons, changing class and learning new skills. The game is set to be released on 4 February (US), April (EU), a year after its release in Japan.
Namco Bandai Games has released its second promotional video for the upcoming Toriko Gourmet Monsters! RPG. Based on Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro’s Toriko manga and anime, the 3DS game will be available in Japan on 13 December.
The game features Gourmet Hunters (Bishokuya)and gourmet monsters fighting alongside one another in a last-man-standing style of gameplay. Characters from the manga appear in the game, including the Four Heavenly King Bishokuya: Toriko, Coco, Sunny and Zebra. The entire world of Toriko has also been recreated in the game for the characters to explore, including the Gourmet Pyramid, the Baron Archipelago, the Cave of the Sandy Beach and the Regal Plateau. Over 200 gourmet monsters can be created, and wireless play is available for players to fight against each other.
The first copies of the game will include a special augmented reality card set, with an extremely rare Jet Black Battle Wolf card. Also, for a limited time, people who buy this game, Naruto SD Powerful Shippuden, or One Piece Romance Dawn: The Dawn of Adventure will receive an original bookmark set.