Cute, Kid-Friendly, and Kinda Dead -- Yo-kai Watch 2 Releases Next Week
Next week, Nintendo will be releasing Yo-kai Watch 2 for the Nintendo 3DS. The game will feature two titles:Yo-kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls and Yo-kai Watch: Bony Spirits.
Yo-kai Watch is a JRPG series developed by Level-5 that was originally released 2013 in Japan. The game saw a North American release in 2015 when it was published by Nintendo.
The series is based on the story of Nate or Katie, as they discover ghosts are real. Yokai can be found everywhere and come in all shapes and sizes. Many them also happen to be mischievous and violent. Armed with a special watch and the ability to see them the hero or heroine is tasked to stop their fiendish ways.
The series has also become a multimedia franchise that includes an anime and various mangas based upon its characters as well.
Yo-kai Watch 2 features a number of improvements over its predecessor. The game feature over 400 monsters to befriend and obtain. Players will also have the ability to gain more experience, funds, and etc. The open world environment is also larger than the first game.
Fans of monster theme games and JRPGs can look forward to Yo-kai Watch 2 next week.