Monster Rancher 1 Port Japanese Launch Set for November 28 on Smartphones, December 19 on Switch | Niche Gamer

This is Niche Imports. In this column, we regularly cover games that haven’t been announced for western audiences yet. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover! Koei Tecmo has announced the Japanese release dates for their Monster Rancher 1port. The re-release of the classic monster-rearing and battling […]


Pokemon Sword and Shield Japanese Launch Event Cancelled Due to “Operational Reasons” | Niche Gamer

The Pokemon Company have announced the launch event for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield in Japan has been canceled. Originally slated to take place on November 15th at the Mega Tokyo Pokemon Center. The reason for the cancellation was cited as “operational reasons”. The game’s lead producer Junichi Masuda and director Shigeru Ohmori were also supposed to […]


Japanese Physical Edition of Mistover Includes Faust 7 Guilty Gear Dungeon | Niche Gamer

Mistover‘s Japanese-exclusive physical edition will include a cameo from Guilty Gear‘s Faust, along with other content, Arc System Works (the game’s Japanese publisher) have announced. The physical edition (launching in Japan on January 23rd for ¥6,380, or now ¥3,300 digitally) will include the Additional Dungeon: Guilty Gear Collaboration Faust Dungeon. The announcement also notes that the […]