Japan's Surprise Hit Is Getting a Special Nintendo 3DS XL

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With a sequel for smash Yokai Watch coming out, Nintendo is releasing a special Nintendo 3DS, emblazoned with Yokai Watch character Jibanyan.

Priced at 18,000 yen (US$177), the pack does not come with either Yokai Watch or Yokai Watch 2. However, the sequel will be out the same day this special 3DS XL hits: July 10. It does come with limited edition Yokai Watch card.

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No word yet about an international release for this handheld.

Yokai Watch [Nintendo via Tiny Cartridge]

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zardmander91
Zardmander

I just want this guy in the west :( too bad Monster Hunter isnt nearly popular enough for them to bring one of the 3DS' over with the game.. So i guess i should be happy that theyre at least bringing the game.. but still.