Yo-kai Watch fans get ready! The new Yo-kai Watch Blasters will be coming this September 7th for the west. The game’s titles are “Yo-kai Watch Blasters: White Dog Squad & Yo-kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps” that can be played on the Nintendo 3DS. For those wondering if it is cannon to the games already released, it is actually a spin off from the main series with different gameplay elements and beyond.
YouTube gamer Abdallah had recently gone over the games and what to expect from both titles in a lengthy informational video that is highly suggested you check out for more info. Long story short, some key takeaway points from the video and from what the community knows so far is that the game is like “Psychic Blasters” or an extension of it. Some more bulleted known facts about the game are:
- It should also be noted that some canon characters from the game such has Nate or Katie will not in the mix and it is just the player controlling every single Yo-kai.
- Another highlight of the game that was mentioned throughout was co-op to be played with friends to partake in battles and adventure.
- At least for the Western release, it is the “third game” of the released of the Yokai Watch series.
- There are over 400 new and returning characters from the Yokai world coming with many new skills and combos
- The game allows players to link up with previous instalments of the Yo-kai Watch series to recruit additional Yo-kai
- Combat will be in a form of real-time strategy/action where micromanaging different Yo-kai for certain combos or support will be crucial
As you wait for Yo-kai Watch Blasters, you can check out Japanese release Yo-kai Watch World for mobile featuring Abdallah’s first look and gameplay. The game released as the supposed successor to the original mobile game for Yo-kai Watch, Yo-kai Watch Wibble Wobble. Yo-kai Watch World has been compared to Pokemon Go as players travel around the real world encountering Yo-kai to befriend and collect all Yo-kai. Yo-kai Watch World is both recommended to players that liked the “Pokemon Go” genre and fans of Yo-kai Watch. Level-5 may also be considering a localization to the Western scene so make sure to show your support. For all Western fans, many translated scripts for many releases exclusive to Japan this year have been updated by the community so make sure to take a look if you can’t wait. The linked video also features a way to get foreign games into your mobile device(IOS/Android).