9 Japanese Video Games You Need to Play Before You Die

Besides the ultra-popular franchises like Pokemon, Legend of Zelda and Final Fantasy, Japanese creators have fathered a myriad of other important and valuable gaming titles and because they have such entertaining gameplay and compelling storylines it would be a pity to let them fall into oblivion. To celebrate diversity, we’ve put together a list with 9 Japanese video games that absolutely need to be played by everyone who calls themselves a gamer.


Developed by the same studio behind the Persona series, Catherine is a puzzle platformer adventure video game that tells the story of a man who must choose between his longtime girlfriend Katherine with a K and a seductive succubus temptress with the same pronounceable name, but spelled with a Cinstead. Appreciated for its mature subject, this intense video game has its players squirm with indecisiveness when it comes to choosing just one of the two charming ladies.

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